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Aug 28, 2009 09:36 PM

Dry Aged Porterhouse - Harvey Guss, Alexanders or Bristols?

Its my father in law's 60th birthday next weekend and I want to get the best possible cut of meat. I've researched the board and it seems like these 3 are the most highly rated butchers. I like in West LA and am driving to Brea to bbq so Alexanders is on the way. Anything in the OC or far outside of my drive were eliminated.

Question - which is the best place for dry aged porterhouse? I am going to start calling tomorrow to check prices (although not very important unless huge difference) and if they have dry aged porterhouse.

Cooking method - seared over hot charcoal and wood seasoned with kosher salt and pepper.

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    1. Or Lobel's mail order.

      1. I go almost exclusively to Alexander's. All the steaks are Prime, can't go wrong.

        Call ahead to reserve exactly what you want.

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          1. re: JPomer

            Alexanders Choice Meats
            6580 N San Gabriel Blvd, San Gabriel, CA‎ - (626) 286-6767‎

          1. re: Faim

            Agree. Some of the best steaks I've had anywhere or ever, came from Harvey's Guss. He'll even let you specify the length of aging.

          2. I got a steak at Bristol (althought not aged) and was not impressed. It had no flavor. Dont' go there.

            I've mailordered from Lobel's and it was good