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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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Tampa, FL, August 22, 2012 --(PR.com)-- When selecting the 2012 Editor's Choice awards, Pet Product News International editors and reviewers found what Halo, Purely for Pets customers already know: that Spot's Stew[R] Dry Dog-Grain Free Surf 'n Turf and Spot's Stew[R] Dry Cat Grain Free Hearty Chicken Recipe are healthy and delicious options for dogs and cats on grain free diets.
Pet Product News recently announced that Spot's Stew[R] Dry Dog-Grain Free Surf 'n Turf and Spot's Stew[R] Dry Cat Grain Free Hearty Chicken Recipe were both chosen to win the publication's coveted Editors' Choice award.
Spot's Stew[R] Dry Dog Grain Free Surf 'n Turf, made with real ocean whitefish, turkey and duck, joins Halo's other wholesome, nutritious Spot's Stew choices for pet parents seeking dry dog food diets that contain only real meat and no “meals.”
* A local newspaper selected a politician's comment as a pullquote and created the best surf 'n turf mixed metaphor of the season.