FOOD FUN: Filet Mignon “Sculpture” For National Filet Mignon Day

Here’s some food fun for National Filet Mignon Day, August 13th: Instead of serving the meat flat on the plate, create a filet mignon “sculpture”: a commemoration of the tenderest cut of beef. In this example from Rue 57 restaurant in New York City, the filet is set against a mound of mashed potatoes, and…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: Carpaccio For National Filet Mignon Day

August 13th is National Filet Mignon Day. Filet mignon, the most tender and expensive cut of beef, comes from the small end of the tenderloin, and accounts for less than 1% of the entire carcass of the steer. The term “filet mignon” is a French derivative, the literal meaning is small (mignon) boneless meat (filet).…
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