In search of the best STEAKs

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  1. elbert

    elbert Active Member

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    Yes, Steak 9r)Evolution
    Steak (R)evolution is essential watching. An eye opener, even for someone like me, who's intimately involved in the trade.
     
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    Outback Steakhouse is pretty for me. They perfectly cook the steak on all of their branches.

    By the way, I'm always a big fan of home prepared steaks. I just resurrected my hiding Lodge Pan Grill
    Cleaned it, removed the rust, seasoned, and baked at 350 deg C for 1hr.

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    Smith's. Worst. Decision. Ever.
     
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    why?
     
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    docjbr PhilMUG Addict Member

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    Their portershouse was not great, definitely several notches below Mamou, and even Wolfgang's. There were no available dry aged steaks. The sides, we had four, only the truffle mac and cheese was good, the rest were really just plain.

    But since it was a personal experience, definitely, their servers ruined an otherwise memorable night for us. The owner sent me a message offering a free meal, but nah, I'm okay, I'd rather spend my money, than get a freebie at his restaurant.
     
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    @motoflux what did you use to season your pan?
     
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    I've eaten at Smith as well. Ordered the 45 days dry-aged rib eye. I wasn't that blown away. meh. For the price I paid i could have almost ordered 2 kilos of Mamou's 28 days dry aged porterhouse. Mamou is still the bang for the buck steak resto for me. I still haven't eaten at Raging Bull and Elbert's though (sorry! next steak place for me to try!).
     
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    Hello. Corn oil, sunflower oil or Vegetable oil. Whatever available is in my counter :)
     
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    Aside from Mamou and Elbert’s...

    What’s your go to steak for 2018, for a nice intimate dinner?
     
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    I also want to know. "Aside from..." being the clincher here.

    Because I will always go to Mamou ("save" option) and Elbert's (splurge)

    Tried the steaks in Blackbird, La Cabrera, I'm Angus and my rating is "okay lang"
     
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    Wolfgangs for me
     
  12. docjbr

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    Birthday is next week. Spent my birthday at Elbert's 3 years ago, Wolfgang 2 years ago, it was Mamou last year since the whole family was with me. It was Antonio's 6 years ago, and 22 Prime 5 years ago. (Though I've gone back to them for non-birthday). Thinking of either La Cabrera or Cru. Though I do appreciate the japanese steaks, since it's my birthday, and I try to watch what I eat most of the time, I'm going for heft this time around :ROFLMAO:
     
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    Cru's unlimited angus beef is just right for the price (1.3k per head), though the sidings are not refillable.
     
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    doc, you love your steaks! the one I tasted really good are from Ruby Jacks and the Fireplace (5 yrs ago) not sure now.

    oh yeah, happy birthday!
     
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    Thanks, Benz!

    Followed the advice of @sabsar , we ended up at I'm Angus, and I must say, I was pretty satisfied! A bit less expensive than Mamou, Elberts, and Wolfgang, but definitely still delivered. And the cake that I got was pretty huge! It was an awesome place to celebrate an intimate birthday :)
     
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    Not about steak, but related..,

    Where to go for good tenderloin tips? It used to be easy to find.
     
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    You are most welcome. Glad you enjoyed.
     
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    have you tried asking Kitayama?

    EDIT: ohhh, you're asking for cooked steaks. my bad! thought you were asking for raw cuts.
     
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    Went to La Cabrera in 6750 last week and I was pleasantly surprised with this gem of a restaurant hiding in plain sight. Their corner location is fantastic, and with 6750 and Glorietta around, parking is never an issue.

    My wife and I had the wet aged rib eye 500g. The marinade was a bit salty, but the steak itself was really good. 500g was bitin for two, but you'll feel full because of the unlimited sides. We plan to take the kids next time and order their dry aged 1000g.

    The steak went well with the Engkanto draft beer they have on tap.

    Nice thing about La Cabrera's location is that after dinner, you have a choice of UCC Park Cafe right across, Starbucks or Makati Shangri-la.
     
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