Long looked to for luxuriant nights out on the town, steakhouses have been a popular breed of restaurant, encapsulating the smell of charcoal, bones piling up, knives scraping on plates, fully-stocked wine cellars, and cups overflowing as patrons loudly laugh.
Some say these temples to costly self-indulgence and charbroiled meat are passé, as trends and tastes veer away from meat and potato diets. Yet many institutions continue to stake (pun intended) their claims (Moishes, Gibbys, Rib’N Reef) and newer arrivals have made room on their menus for the heavily carnivorous (Gus). In fact, some of the oldest steakhouses in the city are routinely booked solid.
The restaurants on this map aren’t strictly steakhouses, although most lean in that direction, with menu options like ribs and surf ‘n’ turf, sometimes served atop white tablecloths. Yet some others have made the cut due to their focus on grilled goods. Without further ado, it’s time to break out the bibs.Read More