The buttery porterhouse that Peter Luger steakhouse has served up since 1887 may be the next victim of the U.S. drought. Steer that would normally be fattened and aged to produce the highest-grade steaks are instead being killed young and thin. `They are slaughtering the cattle before they achieve the size and the marbling,’ said Amy Rubenstein, an owner of the Brooklyn-based restaurant that’s famous for aging prime sides of beef.
Bloomberg News reports on how the worst Midwest drought since 1956 could impact the price of USDA Prime beef. Ain’t gonna be pretty. (Disclosure: Price Hike Editor & Bloomberg Food Critic Ryan Sutton was a contributor to this article). (via pricehike)
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