Tournedos Rossini

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By Anthony Bourdain

Published 2004

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Sometimes, too much of a good thing is just enough. Case in point, this over-the-top classic from ocean liners and hotels past. This is not bistro food, though we do run it at Les Halles now and again. It always quickly sells out. But then, any dish with the words tournedos, foie gras, and truffles in it usually does.


  • 4 tournedos of beef (about 7 ounces/196 g each)
  • salt and pepper<


Cook the Meat

Preheat the oven to 375°F/190°C. Season the beef with salt and pepper. Heat the oil in a heavy-bottomed sauté pan over medium-high heat. When the oil is hot, add 1