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PRHthe menu Courtesy of L’Oceano Ristorante

Courtesy of Lombardi’s Prime Meats

Seared Tuna

Grilled Delmonico Steaks

photo by Karl Vela

with Maitre’d Hotel Butter

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ounces sushi grade tuna 8 2-3 grape tomatoes 5 ounces cannellini beans 1-1/2 ounces mixed olives yellow onion, roughly chopped, divided Salt, white pepper and basil to taste Aged extra virgin olive oil

Directions For the white bean puree: Combine salt, pepper, half the onion and beans in a food processor. Process for 5-6 minutes until creamy. For the tomatoes: Roast the tomatoes in a 450 degree oven with salt, pepper, remaining onion, basil and extra virgin olive oil for 6 minutes. Set aside. For the olive tapenade: Chop and mix the olives together. Add roasted tomatoes and mix well. For the tuna: Heat a skillet over high heat. Sear tuna for 2-3 minutes on each side, or to desired doneness. Remove and sprinkle with salt and pepper, then drizzle with extra virgin olive oil. To plate: Add a scoop of bean puree to the center of the plate. Place the tuna on top, slightly at an angle. Top with olive and tomato mixture, then drizzle with extra virgin olive oil. Makes 1 serving. L’Oceano Ristorante is a member of the Philadelphia RowHome (PRH) Business Network


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/4 cup unsalted butter, room temperature 1 1 clove garlic, finely minced 2 tablespoons fresh squeezed lemon juice 1 tablespoon fresh chopped parsley 4 Delmonico or rib eye steaks, cut 1 inch thick 4 tablespoons olive oil Cracked black pepper and salt

Directions First make the Maitre’d Hotel butter. In a small bowl, mix butter, garlic, lemon juice and parsley until combined. Remove from bowl and place on waxed paper, forming into a log. Chill for half an hour minimum. Cut into four pieces. In the meantime, pre-heat outdoor grill. For gas grill, medium heat; for charcoal grill, until the coals are white. Season steaks with cracked peppercorns and salt to taste. Rub olive oil on each side. Place steaks on grill and close lid. Check after 7 minutes and turn, cooking until desired doneness or until meat thermometer reads 145 degrees for medium. Place each steak on plate and top each with seasoned butter. Lombardi’s Prime Meats is a member of the Philadelphia RowHome (PRH) Business Network

My favorite PRH memory is the night Dawn and Dorette made me walk down the runway in the first gala at Cescaphe. It took them a good month to convince me to do it and I’m glad they did. I had a great time that night! Anthony Lombardi Lombardi’s Prime Meats

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