The latest on the Maple Lawn steakhouse
In case you missed HowChow's comment earlier today, apparently the restaurant opening in November where oZ. Chophouse was, which was originally going to be Carlos and Jordan's Steakhouse, will now be called Venegas Prime Filet.
Carlos Venegas is one of the owners of Ranazul in Maple Lawn.
I'm a big fan of HowChow's blog, ever since his excellent post on parking lot cafes. The concept had me laughing out loud because it's so true.
But back to the new restaurant. The name puzzles me. ...
Or maybe surprises me. I hadn't realized this until recently, but a lot of steakhouses that serve prime beef don't bother with prime filet, a) because even choice filet is incredibly expensive and b) the marbling doesn't matter as much as with other cuts of meat. At least I've been told those are the reasons.
So to announce with your name that your filet will be prime makes a statement. I'm just not sure what that statement is.