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Definitions for filet mignon
fɪˈleɪ mɪnˈyɒn, -ˈyɔ̃, ˈmɪn yɒnfilet mignon

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. filet mignonnoun

    small steak cut from the thick end of a beef tenderloin

Wiktionary

  1. filet mignonnoun

    A steak cut of beef taken from the tenderloin, or psoas major, of the steer or heifer.

  2. Etymology: From : filet mignon

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  1. Filet mignon

    Filet mignon is a steak cut of beef taken from the smaller end of the tenderloin, or psoas major of the beef carcass, usually a steer or heifer. In French this cut can also be called filet de bœuf, which translates in English to beef filet. When found on a menu in France, filet mignon could also refer to pork rather than beef. The tenderloin runs along both sides of the spine, and is usually harvested as two long snake-shaped cuts of beef. The tenderloin is sometimes sold whole. When sliced along the short dimension, creating roughly round cuts, and tube cuts, the cuts from the small forward end are considered to be filet mignon. Those from the center are tournedos, however, some butchers in the United States label all types of tenderloin steaks "filet mignon." In fact, the shape of the true filet mignon may be a hindrance when cooking, so most restaurants sell steaks from the wider end of the tenderloin - it is both cheaper and much more presentable. The tenderloin is the most tender cut of beef and is also arguably the most desirable and therefore the most expensive. The average steer or heifer provides no more than 1.8-2.8 Kg of it. Because the muscle is not weight-bearing, it contains less connective tissue, which makes it tender.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of filet mignon in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of filet mignon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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  1. Josh Pikoff:

    >( CNN) The lights were on and tables set at Frog The Bull on Friday, as the restaurant in Austin, Texas, welcomed back customers to its dining areaIt was already an unforgettable day for owner David Fernandez, who for weeks had looked forward to reopening after the coronavirus stay-at-home order was lifted. But one customer's welcome back gift made the restaurant's return even more special for David Fernandez and his employees. A man and his family, who had visited the restaurant before, on Friday ordered a filet mignon, scallops, grilled steak and other items. The check came out to a hefty $ 337. But then the customer asked his server to double charge him. The server, 18-year-old Josh Pikoff, had never received such a request, so Josh Pikoff brought out David Fernandez to help. Read More david Fernandez said,' yes. ' But after the customer received his updated check with the double charge, he then added a $ 300 tip for Josh Pikoff and another $ 1,000.

  2. David Fitzpatrick:

    He can have a filet mignon and I'll have champagne.


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