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A restaurant that specializes in steaks, chops, and similar fare.
- ‘Betty and I sat down at one of the many tables in the chophouse.’
- ‘After the chophouse a few folks came to Jasperwood, including my old roommate Jack.’
- ‘The chophouse has been renowned as a gathering spot for Minnesota's political elite since the Great Depression.’
- ‘We went to dinner at a local chophouse Saturday night for my brother's birthday.’
- ‘As at any respectable chophouse, the menu is chock-full of opulent side dishes.’
- ‘The smell of a steak frying in a chophouse made my mouth water for virtually the first time since I'd left London.’
- ‘Instead, it's really more of a chophouse, with hamburgers, salads and sandwiches featured prominently, rather than steaks.’
- ‘If you believe a great grilled sandwich comes only from the local chophouse or burger joint, think again.’
- ‘To tell you the truth when I was working as a governess I never would have imagined that I'd have sat in a chophouse drinking beer!’
- ‘‘The industry is in big trouble,’ she told me recently at one such press feed at Gallagher's, a midtown chophouse off Broadway.’
- ‘Slices of meat the size of individual portions, they were in their way forerunners of hamburgers, served up to busy city dwellers in the London chophouses that proliferated from the 1690s onwards.’
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