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Food Party! SOS

Uploaded: Oct 19, 2018
Boo Food Partiers! I have to SOS on y’all.

The Halloween menu includes Sliced Steak Sliders with Peppercorn Sauce.

Flank steak?
Hanger steak?

What is best??

Signed
Veg-head





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Posted by Where's the Beef, a resident of Menlo Park: Linfield Oaks,
on Oct 19, 2018 at 6:44 pm

Flank


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Posted by ReaderX, a resident of Another Mountain View Neighborhood,
on Oct 20, 2018 at 2:42 pm

Tri-tip


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Posted by really?, a resident of Menlo Park: other,
on Oct 21, 2018 at 10:26 am

Tofu


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Posted by ReaderX, a resident of Another Mountain View Neighborhood,
on Oct 21, 2018 at 2:21 pm

@really? (a resident of Menlo Park)

You know, if you served tofu to people expecting sliced steak, I think there would be significant disappointment.


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Posted by Laura Stec, a resident of Portola Valley: Westridge,
on Oct 22, 2018 at 7:35 am

Tofu! That's what I say, but maybe tritip. I think sliders are pulled, never sliced. But hadn't thought tritip.


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Posted by ReaderX, a resident of Another Mountain View Neighborhood,
on Oct 22, 2018 at 8:46 am

Actually, the slider's correct usage is to describe a very small hamburger (approximately 2" diameter) with the traditional ground beef patty. The concept was popularized by the White Castle burger chain.

Today, the term "slider" is used to describe a wide variety of sandwich/burger type creations that are served on a slider bun. If you're a language purist, you'd bristle at the dilution of meaning but "slider" is pretty widely accepted to include a variety of fillings including pulled meats.

Anyhow, I like tri-tip myself which is why I suggested it. It's a classic California cut too if that means anything to you.


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Posted by Carnivore, a resident of Barron Park,
on Oct 22, 2018 at 2:31 pm

> You know, if you served tofu to people expecting sliced steak, I think there would be significant disappointment.

No kidding. What a drag.

We like to use American Wagyu beef as the fat % is perfect.
Grind it yourself and save $.


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Posted by Laura Stec, a resident of Portola Valley: other,
on Oct 24, 2018 at 4:31 pm

Tri-tip wins! I need sliders for 80. Any suggestion on where to get the meat? Thanks


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Posted by Mike DiMartino, a resident of Menlo Park: University Heights,
on Oct 24, 2018 at 10:36 pm

Costco - Seasoned Tri-Tip (not Kinders or Omaha Steak) is my favorite. Roberts Market also has a pre-marinated tri-tip that is pretty good but the price may shock you


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Posted by Laura Stec, a Mountain View Online blogger,
on Oct 24, 2018 at 10:48 pm

Laura Stec is a registered user.

Thanks Mike


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