Steak: One Man's Search for the World's Tastiest Piece of by Mark Schatzker

By Mark Schatzker

The definitive ebook on steak hasn't ever been written-until now

"Of the entire meats, just one advantages its personal constitution. there's no such position as a lamb condominium or a red meat condominium, yet even a small city could have a steak house." So starts Mark Schatzker's final carnivorous quest. uninterested with one too many mediocre steaks, the intrepid journalist got down to music down, outline, and consume the correct specimen. His trip takes him to the entire mythical websites of steak excellence-Texas, France, Scotland, Italy, Japan, Argentina, and Idaho's Pahsimeroi Valley-where he discovers the lunatic lengths steak fanatics will visit devour the ideal lower. After considering the advantages of Black Angus, Kobe, Chianina, and the prehistoric aurochs-a breed revived through the Nazis after 400 years of extinction-Schatzker adopts his personal heifer, fattens her on fruit, acorns, and Persian walnuts, after which grapples with ambivalence whilst this near-pet seems on his plate.

comparable to either invoice Bryson's and invoice Buford's writing, Steak is a hot, funny, and wide-ranging learn that introduces a superb new commute and meals author to the typical table.

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