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Wondering if anyone has been lately and what is the best order, any category really, just looking for the smartest order.

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  1. This place is pretty much all about prime rib. It's fine but will never threaten Lawry's. Their cheese toast is also fun with a cocktail

    1. Chees toast, Prime ribe & Martinis! Lots of Martinis

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      1. re: MissBubbles

        They are very famous for their Cheese Toast.

      2. That cheese toast is insane...it's buttered with an insane amount of orange-glow cheese powder on top. I liken it to the cheese powder from the Kraft Mac & Cheese box. I know tons of people who love it, but I can't get over the orange glow cheese powder. That being said, it's not bad just really odd.
        I like the lobster bisque with the extra shot of sherry. Haven't been there in ages. I do remember the steaks being good.

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        1. re: attran99

          "I liken it to the cheese powder from the Kraft Mac & Cheese box"
          ----------------------
          that's because....

          MAC AND CHEESE GARLIC CHEESE BREAD, A-LA THE SMOKE HOUSE

          You will need:

          1 loaf of sourdough bread

          1 stick (1/2 cup) of butter

          2 teaspoons chopped garlic (just buy the pre-chopped at the market; we're not talking Alice Waters here)

          <BOLD>
          The flavor-packet from Kraft Mac and Cheese (it's about 1/3 cup of orange magic)
          </BOLD>

          1/4 cups Parmesan cheese (honestly, I wouldn't feel bad about using the sawdust-like stuff in the green can, since I am sure that 's what The Smoke House uses! Treason? Spare me. Remember, it's always 1962 here!)

          Get it on:

          Melt the butter, and saute the garlic. Let this combo marinate overnight at room temperature. Just leave it in a covered bowl on the counter. It's so powerful that no pests will dare touch it.

          The next day, warm it up again. Brush the potent mixture over the split sourdough loaf halves.

          In a bowl, toss the contents of the powder packet with the Parmesan cheese. Okay, fresh, good Parmesan cheese from TJ's might be better, but I am no purist.

          Sprinkle the orange, eerily-glowing mixture over the bread, or press the oily sides down into it for a thicker, crunchy layer. You might also consider using two packets of the Kraft Mac and Cheese flavoring, and adding MORE Parmesan. Just sayin'.

          Bake at 350F degrees for about 5 minutes.

          Place under the broiler for about 30 seconds for a light char, rotating evenly.

          Slice and serve warm

          1. re: ns1

            Thanks for the morning chuckle. Is that your version of the recipe or borrowed from someone else? Completely funny.
            That being said, I know a ton of people who would love to have this recipe. Thanks, again!

            1. re: attran99

              if you search the internet it's listed as Smokehouse's recipe. MANY different sites have the recipe and they all proclaim that the magic is the mac and cheese topping (which I believe you can buy from amazon)

        2. Thanks all. Passed on the cheese toast. Got the prime rib and it was surprisingly excellent. Not overpriced either.

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          1. re: sanstonsils

            one of my favorite meals...always wondered about this place driving to/fro WB -- sounds worth a stop!