2nd Annual UCHealth Memorial Hospital Foundation Men’s Beefsteak
Please contact Michelle Reich at 719.365-8646 for questions.
“ALL YOU CAN HOLD FOR FIVE BUCKS”
written by Joseph Mitchell, originally printed in the New Yorker Magazine, 1939
The New York State steak dinner, or “beefsteak” is a form of gluttony as stylized and regional as the riverbank
fish fry, the hot-rock clambake, or the Texas Barbeque. Some old chefs believe it had its origin sixty or seventy
years ago, when butchers from the slaughterhouses on the East River would sneak choice loin cuts into the
kitchens of nearby saloons, grill them over charcoal, and feast on them during their Saturday-night sprees.
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