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surf and turf

A type of cuisine that combines both meat and seafood (especially lobster and steak), or restaurants that serve such cuisine.

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  • Obviously, surf refers to seafood and turf to beef animals fed on grass. It began to appear in print in that sense from the 1960s, as here in an advert for 'The Continental' restaurant, Lowell, Massachusetts, in The Lowell Sun, January 1966:
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We decided to eat at the surf and turf today.

Submitted on January 02, 2020

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