Not only is this special type of steak a marvel to look at, it is absolutely delicious. A sophisticated, upscale variety – a properly cooked and presented tomahawk is truly a sight to behold, and will have your mouth watering while delighting your taste buds.
Here at Ruth’s Chris, our signature 40-ounce cut makes it a perfect steak to share between two people – perhaps for a picturesque, romantic dinner for two, or during a special occasion like a birthday or Father’s Day.
WHAT IS A TOMAHAWK RIBEYE STEAK?
The tomahawk steak is essentially a ribeye beef steak specifically cut with at least five inches of rib bone left intact. The extra-long, french trimmed bone utilizes the same culinary technique that shapes a rack of lamb. “Frenching” means trimming the bone of meat and fat to the point where it looks like a handle.
This gives the steak its signature flavor and unique look, which resembles a Native American tomahawk axe (hence the name). It can also be referred to as a “tomahawk chop,” “bone-in ribeye,” and “cote du boeuf.”