Filet Mignon

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Porter & York’s Filet is perfectly aged 28 days for drop the fork taste and texture.  Also called a tenderloin steak, it is known for its superior tenderness and balanced flavor.

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Never frozen, good in the fridge for 8-9 days after delivery.

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The term “filet mignon” is a French term meaning small fillet and originally referred to the beginning portion of the tenderloin that is smaller in size than the center section.  In most butcher shops, the term is now used to refer to any steak that is cut from the tenderloin – sometimes even needing string to hold it together.  At Porter & York, our filet mignon is completely trimmed and taken only from the center of the loin producing a true tenderloin steak.

The tenderloin is a muscle in the loin and is in two different sub-primals – the short loin and sirloin – creating its unique oblong shape.  Flavor in beef is derived from how much a muscle is used and, because of the lack of use, the tenderloin has a very subtle beef flavor and is extremely tender.  Being a very lean steak, the filet is best cooked to no more than medium-rare.

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Our Signature Recipe

Pan Seared Filet Mignon

It just so happens we have a custom recipe for this cut. Please feel free to use it and take all the credit!

Chef John Howie

The Perfect Filet Mignon

Award winning Seattle chef John Howie shares his approach to the perfect filet.