What’s on the menu at STK, a new Yorkville steakhouse that serves prime cuts and tater tot poutine

What’s on the menu at STK, a new Yorkville steakhouse that serves prime cuts and tater tot poutine

Name: STK
Neighbourhood: Yorkville
Contact: 153 Yorkville Ave., 416-613-9660, stkhouse.com, @eatSTK
Owner: The One Group
Chef: Tommy McHugh (Splendido)

The food

Steakhouse classics like a dry-aged porterhouse big enough for three, with luxe add-ons (truffle or foie gras butter, king crab). For pescatarians, there’s a raw bar of oysters, shrimp cocktail, lobster and ceviche. About a quarter of the menu, including a tater tot poutine topped with short rib, is specific to this location. “I’m good friends with Afrim Pristine [Cheese Boutique] so I couldn’t get away with not using Canadian cheese,” says chef Tommy McHugh. The beef, however, is from the U.S. of A.

Complimentary bread.

A side of asparagus. $13.

Shaved brussels sprout salad with apples, cranberry, goat gouda and marcona almonds. $15.

PEC-grown heirloom tomato salad, with burrata, caper berries and romesco sauce. $16.

Jalapeno-cheddar grits. $13.

Tater tot short rib poutine. $17.

Lil’ BRGS made with Wagyu beef, topped with special sauce. $20. (Add truffles or foie gras for a few extra bucks.)

A dry-aged, 18-ounce bone-in strip. $87.

Apple crumb cake with caramel and dulce de leche ice cream. $12.

The drinks

The cocktail list seems geared towards Sex and the City fans who’ve moved on from cosmos. The Strawberry Cobbler combines Belvedere and muddled strawberry in a martini glass rimmed with graham cracker dust; and the Carrotedaway, a carrot juice–based cocktail is spiked with Woodford Reserve bourbon, Amaro Montenegro, ginger and lemon juice.

Photo by Caroline Aksich
The space

The 269-seat space is divided into four areas: a lounge, a dining room and two private rooms. The lounge is defined by its sprawling bar, behind which is a wall decked with 54 plaster bullhorns.