If ever a cut of meat deserved its own holiday, it's prime rib. And if anyone knows how to celebrate beef, it's Texans! Start with a big, thick, juicy cut of prime rib cooked to order, add au jus, and finish with a fully loaded baked potato.
In honor of National Prime Rib Day on Thursday, April 27, here are some fun facts about everyone's favorite cut of beef along with some great places to celebrate near our Springs San Antonio luxury apartment communities.
How Well Do You Know Your Prime Rib?
Sometimes referred to as the "King of Meats," prime rib is one of the eight primal cuts of beef.
USDA grades in descending order are prime, select and choice. Prime is served in all quality steakhouses.
In America, horseradish is a popular condiment for roast beef along with au jus, which is actually French in origin.
5 Best Places in San Antonio to Celebrate National Prime Rib Day
Bob's has been recognized as one of the top steakhouses in the country by national magazines such as Money and Bon Appetit. The restaurant has its roots in Dallas, so they know their steaks. Thursday hours are 4:30 to 10 p.m. and reservations are recommended.
For the past two years, readers of San Antonio Magazine voted Myron's the best steakhouse in the city. With outside bar seating and "Texas Modern" decor, Myron's has a more contemporary ambiance than traditional steakhouses. Thursday hours are 5 to 9:30 p.m. and reservations are recommended.
The name "Ruth's Chris" is synonymous with top quality steaks across the country. Their motto is, "If it doesn't sizzle, send it back!" Start your celebration with a drink during the Sizzle, Swizzle and Swirl Happy Hour from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. every day. Dining hours are 4:30 to 10 p.m. and reservations are recommended.
Fleming's menu is a true beef-lover's delight. Whet your appetite with sliced filet mignon or braised short ribs before slicing into one of their 21-day aged steaks. Prime rib is available on Sunday only, but you can enjoy their other juicy steaks from 5 to 10 p.m. Thursday.
As the name suggests, the restaurant and its menu were inspired by the "Big Steak Country" of Montana. Their popular prime rib is served all day until it runs out, so get there early! Thursday hours are 11 a.m. until 9 p.m., and Montana Mike's offers call-ahead seating.
Don't forget to post your pictures on social media with the tag #NationalPrimeRibDay!