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Steak : one man's search for the world's tastiest piece of beef

Author: Mark Schatzker
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Intrepid journalist Mark Schatzker sets out to track down, define, and eat the perfect specimen. His journey takes him to all the legendary sites of steak excellence--Texas, France, Scotland, Italy, Japan, Argentina, and Idaho's Pahsimeroi Valley--where he discovers the lunatic lengths steak lovers will go to consume the perfect cut. Unable to find the perfect steak, he adopts his own heifer, fattens her on fruit,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Schatzker
ISBN: 9780670021819 0670021814
OCLC Number: 460059804
Description: 290 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Mark Schatzker.
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Intrepid journalist Mark Schatzker sets out to track down, define, and eat the perfect specimen. His journey takes him to all the legendary sites of steak excellence--Texas, France, Scotland, Italy, Japan, Argentina, and Idaho's Pahsimeroi Valley--where he discovers the lunatic lengths steak lovers will go to consume the perfect cut. Unable to find the perfect steak, he adopts his own heifer, fattens her on fruit, acorns, and Persian walnuts, and then grapples with ambivalence when this near-pet appears on his plate.

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