­Learn Your Cuts Of Steak

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In the culinary world, few meals are quite as quintessentially luxurious as a delicious and decadent steak. From the classic New York strip to the rich and flavorful ribeye, steaks can come in all shapes, textures, and sizes. The reality is that a lot of a steak’s flavor and tenderness comes from the cut of…

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Employee Spotlight: Meet Matthew Klemann

Here at Stanford’s, we know that our greatness comes from each and every one of our employees. From the newest host to our managers and tenured team members, every member of our team brings something special to the table to make our restaurants truly memorable. Quite possibly some of the most recognizable faces at our…

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Help Your Community By Dining Local

Dining Local at Stanford's

COVID-19 has affected us all in different ways, but one of the sectors that has been hit hardest by this pandemic has been local restaurants and businesses. Here at Stanford’s, we have been lucky enough to be able to keep our doors open thanks to our fantastic and loyal patrons, but many businesses have not…

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Stanford’s Opens in Downtown Tacoma!

The leading Northwest-based restaurant company Ascend Hospitality Group (AHG) joins the downtown Tacoma culinary scene by bringing Stanford’s to the historic Waddell Building (1502 Pacific Ave.). The former location of the highly regarded Pacific Grill, Stanford’s strives to revive and honor the space, opening to the community and beyond on Thursday, December 2. Stanford’s, a…

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Stanford’s Keeps You Safe

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The COVID-19 pandemic has been going on for about a year and a half now, and while we’re seeing the light at the end of the tunnel, Americans have gone through multiple phases of concern, quarantine, and restrictions. Through all of the shifts and changes in legislation, our team here at Stanford’s has worked hard…

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The Anatomy Of A Steak

The Anatomy of a Steak

Few meals are quite as decadent and delicious as a steak, but with so many different steaks to choose from, how are you supposed to make the perfect choice the next time you go out to dinner. The reality is that these steaks and the different cuts they come from have an immense amount to…

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What Happens As A Steak Cooks

Steak has arguably been one of the most delicious and decadent options on any menu for decades. The overall richness and diversity across all the different cuts, cooking styles, and flavor profiles, make steak the perfect canvas for any great meal. Although many varying factors combine together to make steaks the delicious meal that we…

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What Wine Should You Pair With Your Meal?

If you enjoy a delicious dinner, you know that finding the perfect drink to accompany your meal can really take it to the next level. Building complementary flavors can be complicated, but there are a few tried and true flavors that will always go well together. From the most delicate and delicious meals to hardy…

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