USDA Grading System: What Is It And Why Does It Matter?

The USDA grading system for meat is something you’re likely to run into if you’re shopping at a Seattle butcher shop or heading to West Seattle restaurants known for their beef. If you’re asking yourself how to shop for the perfect steak, then understanding the USDA grading system is a good place to start.  Continue reading “USDA Grading System: What Is It And Why Does It Matter?”

What’s the Difference Between U.S., Japanese & Australian Wagyu Beef

If you’re a meat aficionado, you know that Wagyu reigns king. In Seattle, Wagyu is a much coveted type of beef and for good reason. Lady Jaye carries top tier Wagyu from Japan, Australia and the West Coast of the United States. Some of Lady Jaye’s Wagyu is locally sourced right here in Washington state!Continue reading “What’s the Difference Between U.S., Japanese & Australian Wagyu Beef”

Seattle Steak: USDA Prime Steak And Where To Get It

When you’re trying to find a nice restaurant to visit for a special occasion, you may think of a steak house as a high-end option to appease your inner carnivore. Steak houses are frequently characterized by dim lighting, white table cloths, luxe ambience, red wine, and, of course, delicious cuts of meat. For many, steakhousesContinue reading “Seattle Steak: USDA Prime Steak And Where To Get It”

Bone-In VS Bone-Out Cuts: What Cut Is Better And Why?

There’s been a lot of debate in the culinary world as to whether keeping the bone in a steak or chop adds to the overall flavor, presentation, tenderness and moisture levels. As you know, some dishes are served with the bone, while others aren’t. Why is that? Does the bone add to the dish? WhenContinue reading “Bone-In VS Bone-Out Cuts: What Cut Is Better And Why?”

Lady Jaye Lands Stellar Reviews

The Buzz Around Lady Jaye, West Seattle’s Premiere Smokehouse Seattle restaurants have a reputation for providing delicious food to tourists and locals alike. Here at Lady Jaye, we consider ourselves lucky to be recognized as one of the must-visit West Seattle restaurants. From our cocktail menu and butcher shop to our custom, sustainable farm-to-table menuContinue reading “Lady Jaye Lands Stellar Reviews”

Sustainable Food In The Pacific Northwest: Give These Tips A Try!

Sustainable Food In The Pacific Northwest: Give These Tips A Try! Pacific Northwesterners are actually interested in saving the planet, and one way they’re looking to do this is through making sustainable food choices. The majority of people make their food decisions based on what’s convenient, what’s affordable and what ultimately tastes better. Unfortunately, makingContinue reading “Sustainable Food In The Pacific Northwest: Give These Tips A Try!”

5 Ways To Prepare Wagyu Beef That Might Surprise You

One of the most exciting parts of participating in the culinary community is seeing how culturally specific ingredients are shared, borrowed and reinvented to make something new, unique and absolutely delicious! Wagyu is a breed of Japanese cattle who are famously bred for their beef.      What makes Wagyu beef so special? Why isContinue reading “5 Ways To Prepare Wagyu Beef That Might Surprise You”

Pastrami: It’s More Than A St. Patrick’s Day Meat

Whether you celebrate your Irish heritage year-round or you’re just “Irish for the day,” St. Patrick’s Day is a time to spend time with friends, drink green beer, and eat some delicious St. Patrick’s Day meat! St. Patrick’s Day meat, you say? March 17 is the perfect day of the year to eat your beefContinue reading “Pastrami: It’s More Than A St. Patrick’s Day Meat”