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A thick steak cut from the thick end of a sirloin.
- ‘He explains this to me as we dine on Vietnamese chili chicken, cucumber salad, and pepper-crusted porterhouse steaks, all washed down with endless bottles of Australian Shiraz.’
- ‘By winter he hopes to offer entrées like porterhouse steak, nut-crusted mahi-mahi and lobster shepherd's pie.’
- ‘Powerful and rich in extract, this wine packs a wallop all the way around; thick and full on the palate with healthy tannins; a great choice with a grilled porterhouse steak.’
- ‘Bone-in cuts, like T-bone or porterhouse steaks, may pose a very, very slight risk.’
- ‘Very few of us are going to be able to juggle a porterhouse steak, a coffee cup and a birdcage, but we can learn to exploit weak opponents by losing the little battles while winning the big wars.’
- ‘Today, you start spending all your cash on porterhouse steaks and Guinness.’
- ‘This area will be cut up for porterhouse steaks, such as are served at Peter Luger.’
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