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This Grass-Fed Aussie Beef Sous Vide in Grass-Fed Butter is a prime example of a modern entrée that pays serious attention to both flavor detail and integrity of product.
Barbecue today invites experimentation—melding Korean with Texan, Carolina with California. It also encourages a push outside of traditional barbecue formats, moving into bar bites and shareables, and adapting flavor systems that don’t typically see a play in barbecue.
Altabira City Tavern offers a Ribeye with poblano potato purée, melted leeks, wilted arugula, sautéed oyster mushrooms, roasted cipollini demi-glace
Okeechobee Steakhouse offers a Cowboy Ribeye: slow roasted and served with housemade au jus
Intercontinental Chicago Magnificent Mile offers Braised Short Rib with candied pork belly and Mission fig reduction
Ted’s Montana Grill offers its Avalon Burger with Gruyère, blue cheese, bacon-caramelized onions, roasted-garlic aïoli, baby arugula on a toasted brioche
Db Bistro Moderne offers its Beef Rossini: Filet mignon served over pommes lyonnaise, topped with foie gras, truffles and beef jus
Gianni’s Steakhouse & Seafood offers a Bavette House-cut Limousin beef with roasted garlic and Béarnaise sauce
Haywire offers a Grilled Bacon-Laced Meatloaf with a smoked tomato and poblano salsa, served with mashed potatoes and green beans
Red Cow offers a Barcelona Burger with manchego, jamón serrano, piquillo pepper and smoked pepper aïoli
Alto Bajo offers a Hangar Steak with mole rojo—pasilla and ancho chile, ground nuts and sesame seeds, chocolate
Gategroup/Delta Air Lines offers a Short Rib and Pickled Caramelized Onion Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Urban Plates offers a Chimichurri Grass-Fed Steak Plate served with hot or chilled sides and char-grilled bread
Blue Oak BBQ offers The Doobin Lubin: Brisket or pulled pork, spicy green-onion sausage, ginger-sesame coleslaw, pickles, onions, sesame seed bun
Doghaus offers a Sooo Cali Beef hot dog with wild arugula, avocado, tomato, fried onions, spicy basil aïoli on King’s Hawaiian rolls
Jsix offers a Korean Rice Balls: Deep-fried balls of rice, gochujang, bulgogi, kimchi, spinach, carrots, sesame seeds
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Flavor in Focus: Chefs today are creating even bigger flavor play to stand out in a crowded field