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Skirt Steak for Lunch?

ipsedixit Jan 21, 2011 02:08 PM

Where do you go for skirt steak at lunchtime?

I think skirt steak – esp. at a steakhouse – is the perfect choice for a lunchtime meal. It’s not so hefty and rich like a porterhouse or a ribeye that it’ll weigh you down or make you look like a total glutton in the middle of the day. But it’s still red meat – and a mighty fine tasty cut of red meat. To me, it’s the perfect cure for the midday red meat blues.

And today I had those blues. So it was off to Carlito’s Gardel (which, by the way, does not get enough love on these boards). With their great $24 3-course prix-fix menu, not only did I get a damn good slab of skirt steak, but I also ended the meal with a dulce de leche ice cream.

I think Nick & Stef’s also does a fine skirt steak for lunch, which goes perfectly with the German potato salad.

I know Malbec also has a skirt steak on the menu, but never have tried it for lunch.

So, where do you go for skirt steak, esp. during lunchtime?

  1. SIMIHOUND Jan 21, 2011 03:07 PM

    Brents Deli.

    1. Baron Jan 22, 2011 05:36 AM

      I see that Meet in Culver City has skirt steak on their dinner menu for $19.95. I might just give it a try, now that you've mentioned it. Very flavorful if cooked and sliced right. Hanger steak for lunch at $12.95. They might do a skirt steak for lunch if you asked.

      1. Das Ubergeek Jan 24, 2011 08:11 AM

        El Gaucho #2 in Anaheim. Sandwich de entraña. $6.50.

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        El Gaucho
        425 W 8th St, Los Angeles, CA 90014

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          tissue Jan 24, 2011 09:11 AM

          Magnolia

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            VealParmGuy Jan 24, 2011 03:37 PM

            Porta Via does a nice Steak Frites w/ Skirt Steak on their lunch menu.

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            Porta Via
            424 N. Canon Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

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              kevin Jan 24, 2011 05:43 PM

              what about the London broil at Taylor's would that consitute a skirt steak?

              It's really tasty.

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              paprkutr Jan 24, 2011 05:59 PM

              Surprisingly Fromin's on Wilshire in Santa Monica had a good one for breakfast, and I'm sure they have it for lunch and dinner.

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              Fromin's Restaurant
              1832 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403

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