Peter Luger Steakhouse
(between 6th St & Driggs Ave)
Brooklyn, NY 11211
Best. Steak. Ever. I don’t even love meat and I love Peter Luger porterhouse steak. It’s probably one of the oldest restaurants still running in New York, having been established in 1887! If you haven’t been, check it out and you’ll understand how it has lasted this long. It is a no frills restaurant that just serves up great food. And when I say no frills, I really mean no frills. There is one kind of steak that you get and you pay per person. Everything is served family style. You walk in and a strong charred scent of MEAT wafts towards you. The waiters are all big men with thick New York accents. They are sarcastic and tell you what to order. It’s a little off putting at first but once you get the drift, it’s kind of fun.
“I would like the… ”
“Two tomato and onions, at least one bacon per person, two potatoes and two spinaches.”
“Oh, right. Okay, sounds good.”
That’s pretty much how it works. For once, I liked being told what to eat. They weren’t douchebags about it either. The waiters would tell me when I was ordering too much and stop me. As in actually refuse to have me order more. Continue reading The Best Steak I Have Ever Had