RECIPE: Surf & Turf Bloody Mary

We found this Fully Loaded Bloody Mary at The Wayfarer, in the heart of New York City. Because it features both bacon and shrimp garnishes, and because February 29th is National Surf & Turf Day (January 1st is National Bloody Mary Day), we’ve renamed it the Surf & Turf Bloody Mary. There are so many…
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FOOD FUN: Surf & Turf Sushi & More

While meat and seafood have been served at the same meal since since the dawn of plenty, and Diamond Jim Brady (1856-1917) consumed platters heaped with steaks and lobsters, the pairing known as surf and turf originated in 1960s America. It became the darling of American steakhouse menus, combining the two most expensive items on…
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TODAY IN FOOD: It’s Surf & Turf Day

The classic Surf and Turf is a lobster tail and a filet mignon. Photo courtesy MackenzieLtd.com.   Now, we must ask: Why would anyone make Surf &Turf Day fall on February 29th? Should we celebrate this tasty holiday only once every four years? Perhaps it’s put on Leap Day because of its ostentatiousness—it is, after…
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