A steak is a large slab of meat, usually beef, but also possibly fish such as salmon. Steaks are typically
served grilled. A restaurant that specializes in steaks is known as a steakhouse.
Types of beef steaks:
- filet mignon - a small choice tenderloin
- flank - from the underside and can be tough
- porterhouse - similar to T-bone but with more tenderloin
- rib eye - boneless rib steak
- salisbury - from ground beef with onions and occasionally mushrooms
- strip loin - also known as top loin - a porterhouse less the tenderloin
- T-bone - from loin area with "T" shaped bone
- tenderloin - boneless steak, also known as filet mignon or filet steak; considered the most tender
See also: Carpetbag steak
See also these pictures and diagrams of beef cuts.