Forget those hoary stereotypes about women’s eating preferences. The ladies love a good steak! Here are America’s ten best steakhouses courtesy of the online women’s lifestyle magazine PureWow. It’s a solid and not entirely predictable list that hits a pair of Old New York classics, Peter Luger and Keen’s, a celebrity chef spot in L.A., Cut, from Wolfgang Puck, and a trio of Midwest old-time favorites in Archie’s Waeside of Iowa, St. Elmo of Indy, and Oklahoma City’s Cattlemen’s. Have a look and argue to your heart’s content.
Playing the part of the sophisticated urban socialite among the rough-hewn cowboys of the West, Beth J. Harpaz writes, for AP, about her visit to the estimable Cattlemen’s Steakhouse of Oklahoma City, OK. Cattlemen’s has been serving top-notch slabs of beef to ranchers, cowboys, rodeo stars, and politicians for over 100 years. Beth’s hyper-health-conscious city sensibilities balk at the thought of bacon around a filet and cheese on broccoli, and she skips the cheese, bacon, sour cream, and ice cream scoops of butter for her potato. But credit where credit’s due: the lamb fries (testicles) are a big hit! Continue reading