I went to The Prime Rib for a solo dinner on Wednesday night (#ballerstatus) and left with a doggie bag containing an 8 oz. filet mignon. Poor me, right? Confronted with a surplus of delicious, tender medium rare beef I knew the best way to use it would be in as simple a preparation as possible.
Here, I opted to thinly slice the meat and plate it with some chilled soba noodles and sliced tomato. The meaty, flavorful heirloom tomato–one of the last of the season–really loves the tonkatsu sauce; a well-dressed slice of tomato paired with the beef is a mouthful of pure bliss. The soba noodles add a bit of spice and some contrasting textures. Umami all over this ish. I was more than satisfied with the final result.
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