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Old January 1st, 2012, 12:14 PM
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Default Looks Official...Porterhouse Steak Gone!

After hearing rumors, checked Carnival's site and called up Steakhouse Menu...the Porterhouse is no longer on it. Apparently another one of CutMan Cahill's smooth moves. They just sneaked this one in with no mention on FB or the Grand Poobah's Blog.
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Old January 1st, 2012, 12:16 PM
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That would be upsetting. We will be on the Valor in three weeks and had my eye on one of them.
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Old January 1st, 2012, 12:18 PM
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Has the Cowboy steak always been on there? I don't remember that...
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Old January 1st, 2012, 12:18 PM
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Of course never really understood why they served a 24 oz one that most people could not do justice to.

If they reduced it to say 16 oz most people would be just as happy.
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Old January 1st, 2012, 12:27 PM
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Probably going to that yummy Flat Iron 16oz.
$4.99 per lb here in Omaha.
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After hearing rumors, checked Carnival's site and called up Steakhouse Menu...the Porterhouse is no longer on it. Apparently another one of CutMan Cahill's smooth moves. They just sneaked this one in with no mention on FB or the Grand Poobah's Blog.
Who knows with all the bum information on the Carnival site? If you click on the MDR menu tab the menus from 7 years ago are still posted and list the black tiger shrimp cocktail every night. I emailed Carnival's press and marketing departments four months ago informing them of the old menu issue and got a generic auto response. Lame.
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Im getting the ribeye anyways!
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Old January 1st, 2012, 12:42 PM
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yep rib steaks are my favorite so no problem
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Old January 1st, 2012, 12:42 PM
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Probably going to that yummy Flat Iron 16oz.
$4.99 per lb here in Omaha.
Sorry Stu I know you appreciate a good Flat Iron, I on the other hand go for the Rib Eye.
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In June on the Pride, we went to David's Steakhouse and while the porter house wasn't on the menu, it was still offered. I had it and it was delicious!
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the slide continues. wonder which cheerleader will defend this bonehead decision.
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Has the Cowboy steak always been on there? I don't remember that...
cowboy is a similar cut, but not the same for sure....
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Old January 1st, 2012, 01:53 PM
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After hearing rumors, checked Carnival's site and called up Steakhouse Menu...the Porterhouse is no longer on it. Apparently another one of CutMan Cahill's smooth moves. They just sneaked this one in with no mention on FB or the Grand Poobah's Blog.
OMG How dare they. The world is coming to an end. I'm NEVER sailing Carnival again!!!!! They didn't even ask my opinion or permission.

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Old January 1st, 2012, 02:03 PM
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Isn't a cowboy steak a porterhouse with southwest spices?
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Old January 1st, 2012, 02:06 PM
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Not surprising
Ccl has done wonders with different. It's of meat
Looking foward to what they can do with snoot , knuckle and ear
Now let's hear it
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Old January 1st, 2012, 02:08 PM
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In September on the Glory, the porterhouse was not offered on the menu...although it was offered when we were placing our order-the waitress suggested it.
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Old January 1st, 2012, 02:09 PM
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Not surprising
Ccl has done wonders with different. It's of meat
Looking foward to what they can do with snoot , knuckle and ear
Now let's hear it
Any day on the water is better than a day at work
As long as Im not cleaning or cooking....
I never go hungry ....
Sure beats burger king....

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that's called scrapple
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Old January 1st, 2012, 02:10 PM
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To be called a Cowboy Steak the steak must be cut from a selected beef short loin. Therefore, it has to be either a Porterhouse (the first one or two cuts), a T-Bone, or a Club (the last one or two cuts).

The Private Reserve Bone-In Ribeyes reach glorious heights of juiciness and flavor further enhanced by the presence of the bone. This steak, often called the "Cowboy Steak", will not only delight you and your guests with its flavor and tenderness but is also a work of art. The Frenched style will provide you with the most elegant presentation.


I think someone is looking for something to complain about. Sounds like a good steak to me. I don't think they have "lowered the standards", just changed the menu.
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After hearing rumors, checked Carnival's site and called up Steakhouse Menu...the Porterhouse is no longer on it. Apparently another one of CutMan Cahill's smooth moves. They just sneaked this one in with no mention on FB or the Grand Poobah's Blog.
OMG How dare they. The world is coming to an end. I'm NEVER sailing Carnival again!!!!! They didn't even ask my opinion or permission.

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18oz Cowboy Ribchop < 24oz Porterhouse
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A bone in ribeye is often called a cowboy steak, or cowboy ribeye.
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