What is U.S.D.A Choice Steak?

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is the body that grades steak and certifies them as safe and high quality. These quality grades are widely used in the beef industry as a language that makes business transactions easier. Both sellers and costumers highly benefit from the great efficiency offered by these grade standards. There…

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What is the Most Popular Steak in America?

Most often we expect to be served the tastiest, juicy and tender of steaks when visiting a steakhouse or a restaurant. The best steaks for broiling or grilling are those derived from the rib, tenderloin and short loin sections of beef. Although taste is subject to individual preference, the juiciness and tenderness are what most…

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How do you Tenderize Steak?

Biting into a hunk of steak that is difficult to chew can spoil your appetite regardless of the ingredients used to prepare the meal. The reason why some meat is tough is that it may be derived from areas of an animal that have big muscles such as the shoulder or the leg. Meat is…

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What is the best Steak? Top 3 Cuts

Most people go to a supermarket, butcher, or restaurant in search for the best steak cut. If you are one of these individuals, then you need to equip yourself with a lot of knowledge in regards to the different cuts of steak. Doing this will help ensure that you have the very best steak on…

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What is the Process of Aging Steak?

Aged steak is more tender and flavorful compared to the normal steak you purchase at your local store. The main reason behind this effect is that aging enables enzymes to break down complex connective tissues in steak, and allows water to evaporate away. It might sound a bit weird to some people, but when it…

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Top 5 Signs you are in a Great Restaurant

If you take your meals at restaurants on a regular basis, chances are that you have overheard a few complaints regarding the service, food quality, arrangement, and many other things. These issues might have made you think twice about visiting that facility again. So, what really makes a good restaurant? Is it the food, the…

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Top 5 Side Dishes to go with a Perfect Steak

For a special dinner at home, or just a random night at your favorite restaurant, there is no better meal to have than steak. However, although steak might be your main attraction, it is always better to have it with something else. Keeping this fact in mind, we have come up with awesome ideas for…

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Top 3 Cuts of Steak and Why

The steak aisle is one of the most loved sections of a local supermarket. Well, there is a good reason behind this – a big, beautiful slab of beef is not only appealing to the eye, but also nutritious during either lunch or dinner time. To ensure you have the best possible beef on your…

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How to Have the Best Steak Experience Ever

When you walk through the doors of a steakhouse, are you really expecting to have the best steakhouse experience you’ve ever had? It’s far more likely that you’ll just be hoping for a good experience ­– unless you’ve managed to snag reservations at one of the more famous and reputable joints in the world. In…

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2018 Jersey Shore Restaurant Restaurant Week Menu

Prime 13 Steakhouse Wood Fire Grill November 2nd-11th, 2018 Jersey Shore Restaurant Week Menu $32.18 POINT PLEASANT LOCATION ONLY! No combining offers or promotions Appetizers House Smoked Bacon Grilled Caesar Salad, Romaine Heart, Shaved Parmesan, Grape Tomato, Caesar Dressing, EVOO Drizzle, Crostini Crispy Calamari, Golden California Squid, Caper Berries, Black Pepper Mustard Aioli   Entrees…

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Does “Bone-In” Steak Have Better Flavor?

Although steak is a culinary area that prides itself on maintaining high standards (at least amongst serious steakhouses), it’s still an area where tastes and traditions vary wildly. Dinner at a lauded Brazilian steakhouse, for example, will (and should) be a different experience than dinner a classic American steakhouse, or a Japanese steakhouse, or a…

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3 Modern Steakhouse Trends

When it comes to cuisine, things are constantly evolving. In the modern day and age, we have innumerable examples of fusion and invention in the kitchen – that’s what makes food so great. It’s an ongoing conversation, and new discoveries are constantly being made. There are also those things that have a timeless quality, and…

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Steak Etiquette 101

Going out for a steak is routine business for a lot of people. In fact, a lot of people head to steakhouses for actual business meetings and dinners. Others just want a good cut of beef. Maybe it’s been too long since the last steakhouse experience, or maybe you’re the kind of aficionado who heads…

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Why the Source of Your Steak Matters

There’s been something of a revolution in the food world lately, and it’s been a very good thing for people who demand quality and freshness. We’re talking about the desire to know where the food came from – to know, in other words, the “source” of the food. If we rewind the clock twenty or…

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5 Non-Steak Entrées to Try at a Steakhouse

Steak is a hugely popular main course – there’s no doubt about that. The number of steakhouses around the world has risen in recent years as people develop more and more appreciation for the art of a superior steak. Even restaurants that don’t specialize steak have added it to the menu – whether it’s for…

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When is the Best Time to Visit a Steakhouse?

The question of when is the best time to visit a steakhouse can be answered any number of ways. You could pare it down to when “during the day” is the best time to visit a steakhouse; in which case, most people would say dinnertime. The steak dinner is nothing less than an institution, and…

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3 Easy Ways to Ruin a Good Steak

Most people don’t go out for a steak very often – maybe once a week, if they’re lucky. What does that mean? It means that when you do go out for steak, you want to make the most of it. This is the type of meal you look forward to, anticipate, and remember after it’s…

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Can Steak Be a Healthy Part of Your Diet?

When it comes to staying healthy, there is always a new piece of information, a new diet, or a new exercise fad that people are talking about. Obviously, we all want to stay as fit and healthy as possible – but it’s hard to make sense of things when the information is always changing. Chocolate…

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4 Wines that Pair Well with Steak

Pairing wine with food is a very old and complex practice. You’ve probably been to an upscale restaurant where a sommelier, or wine steward, makes recommendations on food and wine pairings. There are professional associations all over the world for maintaining standards in this area, and it takes years of dedication and hard work to…

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5 Signs of a Shady Steakhouse

There are a lot of steakhouses out there, and let’s face it – not all of them are great. You probably only visit a steakhouse once or twice a month (unless you’re an aficionado, in which case once or twice a week might be more like it) – so when you do go out for…

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Why is the Filet Mignon so Tender?

If we took a nationwide poll asking people what the most expensive, tender and desirable steak is, the most common answer would probably be filet mignon. Maybe it’s the fancy name, or the general association with quality and sophistication. Or maybe it’s because filet mignon, when shipped from a reputable source and prepared by a…

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Steakhouse Tips to Enhance Your Summer Grilling

Summer is upon us, and that means the grills of New Jersey (and the nation) are hard at work. Grilling is one of our great national past times. It’s the combination of enjoying the great outdoors, good company, and excellent casual dining and entertaining experiences. Of course people want more of that. You might have…

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7 Reasons to Try a New Steakhouse This Week

If you could try a new steakhouse every single week, would you? A lot of people would answer ‘no’ to this question. These are the folks that enjoy a steak only every once in awhile, and that’s fine. But there are steak lovers out there who would definitely check out a different establishment every week…

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What are the 3 Most Popular Types of Steak?

What kind of steak did you order on your most recent visit to a steakhouse? Do you remember the cut, the source, the preparation? Do you remember how it looked on your plate, and how that first succulent bite tasted? If it was a really good steakhouse, the answer to these questions is probably yes….

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3 Great Steakhouse Desserts

When you book a table at a new steakhouse ­– someplace you’ve never been before – you’re not entirely worried about the décor. You’re not thinking about whether the chairs will be the most comfortable you’ve ever sat in, or whether they’ll have your preferred brand of beer or wine. There are a thousand details…

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How Well-Trained are Steakhouse Chefs?

The media is always talking about Michelin star restaurants, up-and-coming chefs, and of course those culinary TV shows where young professionals are put through the paces. People love to watch and read about the high stakes game of professional culinary arts. It’s a competitive field, and some people are willing to do whatever it takes…

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Have You Discovered the Best Steakhouse in Your Area?

If you live in a major commercial center like New York City, you’re bound to run up against a good steakhouse sooner or later – whether or not you really love steak. But this is not only true for the big apple: Steak is truly everywhere. It has become a part of the American tradition,…

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3 Things to Look for on Your Steakhouse Menu

When you get to a steakhouse, what’s the most exciting moment before the food arrives? For many patrons, it’s the moment you pick up the menu. All the possibilities are there – all the different cuts of high-quality steak from different reputable sources. The list of sides, soups and salads is also important. These are…

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Do People Remember the Best Steak They’ve Ever Had?

We all know that some things in life are more memorable than others. A significant life event like a wedding or graduation is much more likely to stick in your memory than an evening watching sports at the pub with your friends. That’s not to say that all of these ordinary “forgettable” experience are not…

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Should I Marinade a High Quality Cut of Beef?

Summer is almost a reality – and here in New Jersey, it feels like we’ve been waiting a long time for it! But the cold and snow makes warmer months all the more enjoyable, and there’s one activity that everybody is looking forward to: Cooking and grilling outdoors. That’s right – it’s time to open…

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5 Things to Look for in a Steakhouse

Steak is often seen as an indulgence, or something you have only once in awhile, on a special occasion, and so forth. But the word “steak aficionado” is there for a reason, and there are a lot of folks out there who eat steak a lot more than “once in awhile.” Either way, when you…

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Is it Safe to Eat a Rare Steak?

It’s amazing to look back at some of the health fads that have swept the nation, and the world at large. There is no way to keep track of all the diets, exercise programs, pills, warnings, and other health information that has come and gone. Many of these new revelations have been legitimate, and have…

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5 Common Complaints Against Steakhouses

Do you remember the last steakhouse review you wrote? Maybe you’ve never actually written one – or maybe you’re a steak aficionado who contributes regularly to mainstream review sites, like Google and Yelp. Either way, there are a lot of great reviews out there – but also a lot of bad ones. Thousands of people…

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What’s the Average Cost of a Steak Dinner?

Have you been out for a steak lately? How was the experience? If you add up all the steakhouse reviews written in the last 24 hours, you’ll find a whole lot of negative and a whole lot of positive. There are a lot of steaks being served out there, folks, and not all of them…

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Steak and Seafood: 3 Great Combinations

A high quality cut of beef is great on its own, but pairing it with the right drinks and sides can make the experience ten times better. For a truly great steakhouse experience, you also need to add in a comfortable atmosphere, great service, and good company. When all of these elements are firing on…

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3 Great Sides to Try with Your Next Steak Dinner

If a quality cut of beef – expertly prepared by a skilled steak chef – was placed on the table in front of you, and there was nothing else on your plate, would you complain? Eating a steak by itself may seem counter intuitive; but when steak is good, it’s really good. Most people would…

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How to Write a Review of Your Steakhouse Experience

When it comes to choosing a location for your next steak dinner, online reviews are your best friend. And when you walk out the door after your meal, you get to contribute to that collection of reviews and tell the world about your own experience. But if you really want it to have an impact,…

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Why Do So Many Steakhouses Fail?

Have you ever driven by a new steakhouse in your city and thought to yourself, I should really give that place a try – only to drive by a few weeks later and find a seafood or Chinese restaurant in its place? Maybe it’s not even a restaurant anymore – maybe it’s a yoga studio…

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Do Frozen Steaks Lose Freshness?

Have you noticed how convenient everything has become these days? Sometimes it’s hard not to take it for granted – but if you look around, there are countless ways in which life has never been easier. From modern kitchen appliances to smartphones and wearable technology, people are always finding ways to save time. Food is…

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True or False: How Well Do You Know Steak?

Steak is engrained in American culture ­– there’s no doubt about that. In every city, and in many small towns, you’ll find people filling up the tables at steakhouses. But how well do you know really know steak? There are many common misconceptions out there, and there’s more to steak than meets the eye. Here…

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3 Predictions about the Future of the Steak Industry

People are always predicting the next trend in food, fashion and technology. Being a steakhouse, we can’t help thinking about what comes next in the world of steak. Here are three predictions for the future of the steak industry. 1. Steak isn’t going anywhere Cuisine is one of those areas where new fads are always…

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How Do Most Americans Prefer Their Steak?

When you go to a steakhouse with a group of people, there’s always that moment when the server makes their rounds taking orders, and asking that inevitable question: How would you like your steak cooked? There really aren’t that many answers to this question: Rare, medium-rare, medium, medium-well, and well done. But it seems like…

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What’s the Difference Between a Chef and a Cook?

If you think about the number of people out there who are being paid to prepare food, it is truly astronomical. Everywhere you look, there is some kind of restaurant or eatery or food truck or Café or fast food counter where people are lined up to eat. There are obviously many casual settings in…

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What to Look For When Reading Steakhouse Reviews

You probably already know the importance of reading reviews online — whether you’re looking at products, services, vacations, hotels, or anything else. The opinions of other clients and customers out there in the world have become enormously important to the choices we make, no matter what industry or sector of business you care to mention….

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5 Reasons to Have a Steak Dinner This January

A steak dinner is something you don’t really need a reason to indulge in — the experience itself is reason enough. Still, there are moments when a steak dinner is particularly appreciated. In the cold of winter, for example, there are a lot of great arguments for grabbing your keys and heading out for a…

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3 Things You Didn’t Know About Steak

Steak is one of the most popular products in the world today, and has been for some time. And yet, there are a lot of things most people don’t know about steak. Here are three facts you might not have known. 1. Quality is everything When you’ve got a really great piece of steak in…

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What’s the Best Steakhouse in the World?

People are always trying to find the best of everything. The best products, the best movies, the best services, the best insurance, and so on down the line. It’s only natural to be curious about the best of something, even if you can’t realistically afford it. The most expensive, however, isn’t always the best. For…

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Steak and Sides: What Makes a Great Combination?

The steak experience isn’t just about steak. Don’t get us wrong — it’s mostly about steak. Without the expertly prepared cut of quality beef, served exactly how you like it, the steak dinner ceases to exist. But there are a number of other things that round out the experience. Atmosphere is one. A good steakhouse…

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5 Arguments in Favor of Steak

You probably don’t need any information, evidence, or convincing arguments to go out and have a steak dinner. It’s one of those things most of us would do a lot more if we could. But just in case you need a little extra motivation, here are 5 compelling arguments in favor of steak. 1. There’s…

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Is It Unhealthy to Eat Overcooked Steak?

How do you like your steak cooked? This is a question most of us like hearing. It probably means we’re sitting comfortably in the pleasant atmosphere of a steakhouse, enjoying conversation with friends and getting ready for a great meal. Everyone has their own answer to that question. There are a lot of “medium” folks…

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3 Questions You Should Ask Your Steakhouse Waiter

The last time you visited a steakhouse, did you take the time to ask the waiter questions about what’s on the menu, what’s popular, and how it’s prepared? Some people do this naturally, while others tend to simply make an order and enjoy it without knowing much. Obviously this is a question of personal preference,…

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How to Know a Good Steakhouse By Looking at the Menu

When you walk into a new steakhouse — somewhere you’ve never been before — and open up the menu, it’s a telling moment. You can learn a lot about a steakhouse by looking at the menu itself — and in some cases, you can even tell a great steakhouse from a mediocre one by what…

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Do Bone-In Steaks Have Better Flavor?

When it comes to steak, everybody has their own likes and dislikes. That’s why, when you go to your local steakhouse with a big group of people, everyone has to go down the line and tell the waiter how they’d like their steak cooked, and what kind of steak, they want, and what sides they’d…

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How is Beef Produced?

In this day and age, people are more attuned to where their products and services come from, and how they were produced. This is especially true when it comes to food products. We want to make sure we’re getting something of high quality — especially when it comes to something special. A porterhouse steak, for…

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Does the Source of the Steak Really Matter?

Every product and service is in a constant battle to differentiate itself from the competition, and convince the public that it stands above the rest. We’ve gotten so used to this in TV advertising and other forms of marketing that we hardly even notice these claims anymore. A fast food commercial might show us a…

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3 Mistakes Commonly Made by Steakhouse Chefs

Isn’t it great when you walk away from a meal out with absolutely no complaints? When you’ve been completely satisfied with the food, service, atmosphere, and every other aspect of the experience? This is what dining out is all about, especially when it’s a special occasion, or just a much-needed night out with friends and…

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5 Signs of a Bad Steakhouse

If you’re like most people, there are two types of steakhouse experience that stand out in memory. The first is a really great experience. We’re talking about a meal where everything was spot on, from the host who led you to your table, to the atmosphere and ambiance, to the wait service and ordering process,…

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Jersey Shore Restaurant Week

Jersey Shore Restaurant Week at Prime 13 Steakhouse, Wood Fire Grill. November 3-12th, 10 days! 3 Courses! Reserve today. Restaurant Week Menu prepared especially for you. Appetizers Golden crispy mozzarella lightly fried with plum tomato sauce and fresh basil. Sauteed shishito peppers potatoes and garlic with crushed red pepper, EVOO drizzle. P13 Bacon house smoked,…

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3 Reasons to Spend Thanksgiving at a Steakhouse

It’s that time of year when the leaves start to change, the temperature starts to drop, and people start making holiday plans. Thanksgiving comes first, and it’s one of the busiest travel weeks of the year. People crisscross the country to join their friends and relatives for this annual tradition, and before you know it,…

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Is it Healthy to Eat Rare or Medium-Rare Steak?

If you’re going to shell out big bucks for a fancy dinner, you want your food to be prepared flawlessly. When it comes to steak, though, there are often differences in opinion about what the “perfect” preparation is. Everyone has different preferences about how well done they would like their meat to be cooked. Most…

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5 Great Occasions for a Quality Steak Dinner

Nothing quite feels celebratory the way a steak dinner does. There is something special about the food, ambiance, and service you get with a high quality steakhouse that makes it a perfect place to celebrate a special occasion. While probably not right for a child’s birthday party or a giant wedding, there are tons of…

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3 Things You Didn’t Know About Steakhouses

Everybody has their own opinion about what makes a great steak, but there are some things you can’t argue with. For example, the source and grade of the meat are a crucial factor in terms of flavor and tenderness. Preparation is also key. You can have a beautiful cut of beef on your countertop, but…

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How Important is the Quality of Beef in a Steakhouse?

The steak dinner is a great American tradition (it’s actually a great tradition in many countries, but we think it holds a special seat at the table here in the USA). But the truth is, steakhouses are incredibly varied. Just like any other type of cuisine, there are whole spectrum of steakhouses — from high-end…

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What’s the Most Common Complaint Against Steakhouses?

Whether for dad’s birthday or a special anniversary, a steakhouse can be a great place to celebrate and enjoy a delicious meal with friends or family. Ideally, the food, ambiance, and service will all be perfect. Sometimes, though, things don’t turn out as planned. When it comes to dining at a steakhouse, there are plenty…

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What Do Steakhouse Chefs Know that We Don’t?

One of the most common questions asked on cooking blogs or culinary shows is how recreational cooks can recreate the experience of a steakhouse dinner at home. How does one achieve the succulent flavor, charred crust, and tender inside of a perfectly cooked steak? In fact, many foodies consider a steakhouse meal to be one…

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4 Common Steakhouse Questions and Answers

Sometimes the only meal that can truly satisfy is dinner at your favorite local steakhouse. As you relax into your seat at the table, you may find yourself wondering which beverage would pair best with your steak, or how your steak should be cooked to taste best, or simply where the meat came from. Here…

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Does Your Steakhouse Really “Grill” Your Steak?

As the delicious flavor of the first bite of steak from your favorite steakhouse greets your taste buds, you really wonder if anything can compare to this sublime flavor and texture. You’ve become determined, once again, to recreate this delicacy in your own kitchen. In the following weeks, you spend countless hours in the kitchen…

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3 Questions to Ask Your Steakhouse Waiter

As you find you seat at your favorite steakhouse and open the menu, you see a plethora of steaks listed — each of them begging to be ordered. Maybe you’ve already tried all the steaks on the menu and can’t decide which to choose tonight (For example: Is the New York Strip really better than…

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How to Write an Informative Steakhouse Review

Before deciding which new steakhouse to try, many of us read reviews online to see what the general consensus of the restaurant seems to be. Experienced diners will often leave valuable feedback, carefully explaining what they liked and what seemed to be lacking. These reviews are actually a really valuable resource — both for other…

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How Should You Have Your Steak Cooked?

With summer upon us, it’s prime steak season. People are visiting steakhouses in greater numbers, and throwing more of their own steaks on the grill. Backyards across the country are filling up with the sizzle and savory aroma of steaks. And while that’s happening, people are talking about how they like their steaks done. In…

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5 Common Traits of Good Steakhouse Reviews

Nothing compares to enjoying a steak dinner out on the town. When patrons visit their favorite establishment, there are a number of elements that have to come together in order for the meal to be truly satisfying, and for the overall experience to be positive. A satisfying dinner in a steakhouse that boasts quality service…

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Do “Bone-In” Steaks Have a Different Flavor?

Over the years, vast majorities of people have agreed with the legend that grilling a steak or ribs with the bone-in gives the meat a better flavor. But is there really any truth in this? Let’s examine why some people think that bone-in steaks have a better flavor — and whether or not this belief…

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What’s the Proper Way to Season a Steak?

Steak has a reputation not only for being a crowd pleaser, but for being a delicacy. Because it’s such a prestige meal (as well as a delicious one), people are often particular about the best way to prepare and season steak — whether they’re grilling at home or dining at the finest steakhouse. Chefs from…

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5 Things to Avoid in a Steakhouse

If you add up all of the steakhouse experiences you’ve had so far in your life, you’ll probably be looking a mixed bag. Hopefully you know what it’s like to walk out of a steakhouse feeling totally satisfied with virtually every aspect of the experience (and if you haven’t, you don’t know what you’re missing)….

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What Makes a Great Steakhouse Experience?

Steak is one of the most popular options for dining out, whether it’s a special occasion or just a good old-fashioned night on the town. And what comes to mind when you think of a really good steakhouse? A comfortable atmosphere, highly skilled kitchen and waitstaff, and incredible cuts of beef are probably on the…

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How Are Quality Cattle Raised?

If you’ve ever been to a steakhouse in Argentina, you know why this South American country is known for great steaks. A beautiful atmosphere and a choice wine list will certainly add to the experience, but the beef itself is often some of the best around. How is it that Argentines produce such delectable steaks?…

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How is Steak Transported to Your Favorite Steakhouse?

Whether you’re celebrating a job well done or spending time with friends, you can’t argue with a delicious steak that meets every ounce of expectation. Grilling your own at home is nice, but when has it ever compared to the flavor and tenderness found at a high-end steakhouse? Rarely. That’s because good steakhouses use elite…

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What is the Process and Purpose of Aging Beef?

It might seem counterintuitive, but when it comes to beef, fresher is not always better. In fact, all quality beef should be aged anywhere from a few days up to a few weeks before consumption. What is this process and how does it affect the quality of the meat? The main reason why beef should…

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3 Common Myths About Steak

Steak. The final frontier. That has never been the opening to a movie, but It could be. The steakhouse experience is still one of the most popular dining options in this country in 2017, and it has been for decades. Many different types of cuisine come and go, but steak remains that classic, perennial choice…

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Five Elements of an Unforgettable Steakhouse Experience

When is the last time you had a really memorable and satisfying steakhouse experience? If it was recently, do you remember the particulars? What made it special? What were the things about it that stood out at the time, and continue to stand out in your memory? The interesting thing is, a lot of people…

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What’s the Best Method for Cooking Steak?

When it comes to cooking a steak to perfection, it seems like everyone has a different opinion. Some people swear by certain types of marinade, while others say a little salt is all you need. Some insist that steak should be cooked for a long time on low heat, while others believe in cooking for…

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2017 Easter Specials Holiday Menu

Celebrate with us at Prime 13. Come and enjoy our special Easter Menu prepared especially you during this joyful spring holiday season. Reservations accepted from 3pm to 8pm. Appetizers New England Clam Chowder Chef Jeremy’s recipe. Pan seared jumbo lump crab cake Hand made with Cajun remoulade and P13 slaw. Angry Octopus Char-grilled in a…

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How Do You Define a Rare Steak?

That moment always arrives in every steakhouse experience when your waiter asks how you would like your steak cooked. Many people have answer ready. They know that they like their steak cooked rare or medium rare, or well, or medium well. They always order it the same way, and they’re more or less happy with…

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The Three Most Expensive Steaks in the World

Even if most of us can’t realistically live our lives without thinking much about money, most of us like to think about what it would be like. What would it be like to live without any financial constraints and pursue the very finest in travel, entertainment and dining? Receiving answers to these questions constantly on…

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The Importance of Reviews in Choosing a Steakhouse

Recently, there was an interesting study online that examined how people make decisions psychologically about booking trips and vacations. The study found that people are actually motivated by a fear of making the wrong choice, as opposed to being inspired by the possibility of making the right choice. This is symptomatic of a broader theme…

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Is Your Local Steakhouse Cutting Corners?

If you’ve ever gone to a steakhouse and had a wonderful experience — from your first contact with a host or waiter to your first taste of succulent, perfectly cooked steak — you know just how satisfying it can be. Even if you only eat steak once or twice a year, you want this experience…

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Three Common Myths About Good Steak

Millions of steak dinners will be enjoyed this year, just like last year and the year before. Steak is a strong tradition — not only in the landscape of American cuisine, but throughout the world. Everybody has a story about a fantastic steak dinner they had at such-and-such a steakhouse — or a steak dinner…

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Five Ways to Improve Your Steakhouse Experience

Want to make the most of your next trip to the steakhouse? Rather than go through the same old routine, take a look at the following five ways to improve your steakhouse experience. You’ll probably discover something new, and enjoy your meal even more. 1. Ask the right questions The waitstaff at steakhouses are one…

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What You Should Know When Ordering at a Steakhouse

Are there any tricks of the trade when putting in your order at a steakhouse? It’s a question you’re only going to ask if you want to make the most of your steakhouse experiences. A lot of people don’t really visit steakhouses very often, and when they do, it’s a simple question of asking the…

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Do Certain Side Dishes Enhance the Flavor of Steak?

A really good steak is not something most people want to eat with the complete lack of ceremony. Sure, a high-quality cut of meat prepared to perfection, and served on its own with nothing but a glass of water, would still be better than no steak at all. But the average person is unlikely to…

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Seven Things You Didn’t Know About Beef

Think you know all there is to know about America’s favorite meat? A lot of people love eating beef, but there are some interesting facts that are not so widely known. Here are seven things you didn’t know about beef to get your mouth watering. 1. It’s the healthiest type of red meat Due to…

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Is Steak Healthy?

It seems like people are more health-conscious than ever these days. There’s a constant back-and-forth about many of the foods and beverages we consume on a daily basis. One minute you’ll hear that chocolate is bad for you, and the next you’ll hear all about it’s amazing health-giving properties. Red wine is another example. Opinions…

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Four Things Aficionados Look for in a Steakhouse

When was the last time you were in the mood for a good steak, and where did you make your reservations? For some people, steak dinner is more then just a casual outing once or twice a year. There are plenty of aficionados out there who truly love a quality cut of beef. But what…

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What Beverages Go Best with a Steak Dinner?

If you’re one of those people who really enjoys a quality steak, and wants to get the most out of it every time, you probably put a fair amount of thought into the whole experience—from choosing a steakhouse, to finding the right cut of meat on the menu, to asking the chef to prepare it…

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Why Do Steak Lovers Criticize Overcooked Meat?

There’s a lot of debate these days about how well a steak should be cooked, especially when it’s a prime cut of beef. There are even steakhouses out there who refuse to cook a steak well-done. Most places will ask for your preference, but some will not. And when that happens, you know your steak…

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What’s the Difference Between Grass Fed and Grain Fed Beef?

There are lot of labels and catch phrases these days, especially when it comes to the foods we choose. Often times we aren’t even aware of what these things mean. For example, we know it’s supposed to be good when a product is labeled “organic” or “all natural,” but how are the products actually different?…

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Three Things You Didn’t Know About the USDA Beef Grading System

Steak enthusiasts often hear about USDA grades of beef and wonder how this grading process is actually performed, why it started, and what it actually means about the cut of meat on your plate. These are all good questions, and if you’re serious about enjoying steak, it pays to have a working knowledge of the…

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Five Signs of a First Class Steakhouse

Have you ever had a steakhouse experience that was memorable in all the wrong ways? For a true steak lover, this is one of the most disappointing things that can happen. The anticipation of an excellent steak dinner builds, but from the moment you walk in the door, you’re not impressed. The service and atmosphere…

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Special Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve Holiday Menu

Celebrate with us at Prime 13. Come and enjoy our special Christmas Eve (Christmas Eve: 5-9pm) – New Year’s Eve (New Year’s Eve 5-11pm) Menu prepared especially you during this joyful Holiday season. Appetizers Char Grilled Angry Octopus In a spicy scampi sauce Stuffed Portabella Mushroom With spinach, garlic, roasted tomatoes, grana padano cheese and…

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What is the Best Steak in the World?

Claiming that something is the “best in the world” doesn’t really mean much these days. It’s a marketing gimmick that anyone can and does use, from neighborhood bakeries to global chains. But when it comes to steaks, being the best in the world requires a perfect balance. You need the very best cuts of beef….

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Prime 13 launches a new website

The new website for Prime 13 features restaurant menu selections as well as catering options for the Best Steakhouse in New Jersey. What do you think so far? We look forward to your feedback.

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