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Re: Inside the Cowford Chophouse
« Reply #105 on: December 08, 2017, 12:38:07 PM »
Going to Cowford for the first time next Friday.  For those who have been commenting on the steaks not being cooked correctly, as I've seen several times, are they tending toward overcooking or undercooking?  Thanks!

My New York Strip was overcooked (ordered it Pittsburgh) but not enough to bother me.

I should clarify, it was nicely charred on the outside but overcooked inside.

I had to look it up as I had not heard the term before... I also prefer mine this way...

Pittsburgh rare. A Pittsburgh rare steak is one that has been heated to a very high temperature very quickly, so it is charred on the outside but still rare or raw on the inside.

If you use the Pittsburgh term you will sometimes get  impressed looks/comments in steakhouses. If you are shallow like me, you will appreciate that.

Will they/do they show you your steak prior to cooking?

Not sure if this is Cowford specific, but they did not offer.
I actually do not like seeing the slab of meat brought out beforehand and with my wife being a Pescatarian, she would would probably puke, so if places offer, I politely decline:)
 I don't think anyone does that in Jax unless the Tree does it but we never go there.

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Re: Inside the Cowford Chophouse
« Reply #106 on: December 08, 2017, 12:59:55 PM »
One other Cowford note. They have Cowford books of matches! Yes, trivial, but I miss them being offered. And we do light fires in our fire place and candles...

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Re: Inside the Cowford Chophouse
« Reply #107 on: December 08, 2017, 02:37:31 PM »
Going to Cowford for the first time next Friday.  For those who have been commenting on the steaks not being cooked correctly, as I've seen several times, are they tending toward overcooking or undercooking?  Thanks!

My New York Strip was overcooked (ordered it Pittsburgh) but not enough to bother me.

I should clarify, it was nicely charred on the outside but overcooked inside.

I had to look it up as I had not heard the term before... I also prefer mine this way...

Pittsburgh rare. A Pittsburgh rare steak is one that has been heated to a very high temperature very quickly, so it is charred on the outside but still rare or raw on the inside.

If you use the Pittsburgh term you will sometimes get  impressed looks/comments in steakhouses. If you are shallow like me, you will appreciate that.

As a somewhat shallow gentleman myself, I appreciate the tip.

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Re: Inside the Cowford Chophouse
« Reply #108 on: December 11, 2017, 12:09:41 AM »
I went last night with friends who flew in from out of town for the Seahawks-Jags game. Everyone had a great time, The food was very good, the interior space is spectacular, the service was excellent.

I recommend!!

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Re: Inside the Cowford Chophouse
« Reply #109 on: December 28, 2017, 04:33:23 PM »
roof top event if anyone needs any last minute New Years Eve ideas:

http://cowfordchophouse.com/toast-nye/

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Re: Inside the Cowford Chophouse
« Reply #110 on: December 28, 2017, 05:07:44 PM »
If no one else has mentioned it upthread, the baked Alaska at Cowford is beyond outstanding.
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Re: Inside the Cowford Chophouse
« Reply #111 on: January 01, 2018, 01:27:25 PM »
As a serious seafood lover (like the turf but go gaga for good surf, even better if both together ;) ) appreciate all the heads up..I have been keeping an eye on this thread.. quietly for awhile lol.. it's only new years but I been thinking about possibilities for Valentine's day already 8)
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