surf and turf

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surf and turf

Seafood (surf), especially fish or lobster, served with beef (turf). Sometimes stylized as "surf 'n' turf." I've never understood the appeal of surf and turf, personally—I love steak and lobster, but their flavors don't really go together. I know a great place down by the beach that does excellent surf 'n' turf.
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surf and turf

fish and beef; lobster and beef. (A dinner serving incorporating both expensive seafood and an expensive cut of beef. Alludes to the sea and to the pasture. Fixed order.) Walter ordered the surf and turf, but Alice ordered only a tiny salad. No surf and turf for me. I want fish and fish alone.
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surf and turf

a dish containing both seafood and meat, typically shellfish and steak. chiefly North American
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I requested the surf 'n' turf, a slice of rump steak accompanied by scampi in bread crumbs, while my wife opted for hunter's chicken - a chicken breast fillet topped with cheese and barbecue sauce.
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Surf 'n' turf doesn't have to mean prawn cocktail followed by sirloin steak, you know