Food Paradise: Steak Paradise 3 Pictures

From a titanic 2 1/2-lbs. porterhouse in Mississippi to a premium dry-aged rib-eye masterpiece in New York City, get ready for plate after plate of America’s best beefy steaks.
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St. Elmo Steak House

Steak lovers here at St. Elmo Steak House in Indianapolis can prime their engines with the house specialty, a super-sized 28-oz. porterhouse.

St. Elmo Steak House

It was only when Joe Stahr, St. Elmo’s original owner, had to make ends meet during Prohibition that meat became the main attraction at the steakhouse.

Smith and Wollensky

The legend of this dry-aged, perfectly charred chunk of meat grew so big that Smith and Wollensky in New York City finally added it to the official menu.

Smith and Wollensky

Smith and Wollensky serves all the classic cuts -- including a hugely popular filet mignon and a gigantic porterhouse that’s big enough for two.

Smith and Wollensky

Like every steak on Smith and Wollensky’s menu, preparing the Colorado rib eye starts with dry-aging their prime Angus beef.

Meat and Potatoes

If you're not in the mood for prime rib, try the signature beef tacos at Meat and Potatoes in Pittsburgh.

Doe's Eat Place

After each steak takes its turn in the broiler, Doe's Eat Place in Greenville, MS, tops it off with the juices collected from the succulent steaks during the cooking process. 

Doe's Eat Place

During Prohibition, Doe’s Eat Place’s founder, Dominick “Big Doe”Signa, converted the front of his grocery store into a honky-tonk for local African-Americans. But the speakeasy soon became known for its steaks, not its swill. 

Vesta Dipping Grill

The signature dish at Vesta Dipping Grill in Denver is a surf and turf combo like you’ve never seen: 3 pepper grilled flat iron steak with manila clams! 

Sparks Steak House

Sparks Steak House has only grown more popular with time, now boasting several private party rooms, a wine list that has been awarded Wine Spectator magazine’s Grand Award 23 years in a row, and a diverse menu that features some of the New York City’s best seafood.  

Sparks Steak House

Both steaks are prepared the same way, but it’s the prime sirloin that’s truly a cut above the competition.

Sparks Steak House

Although the steak may be the star of the show at Sparks, the side dishes are just as delicious.

Farmer Browns Steak House

Each slab of prime rib at Farmer Browns in Waterloo, NE, is slow roasted for 3 hours, ensuring every cut will be melt-in-your-mouth tender.  

Farmer Browns Steak House

Farmer Browns also offers up a delicious chicken fried steak. 

The Rex Restaurant

The garlic-roasted filet at The Rex in Billings, MT, is topped with a decadent cognac dijon mustard sauce, while the bacon-wrapped filet gets bleu cheese crumbles, a scrumptious slathering of rosemary demi-glaze and onion crisps.