High-Steaks Dining – connecticutmag.com

Press | January 1, 2011

Carnivores take note: You don’t have to go far to find great red meat. By Elise Maclay *** Three Stars out of Four Read, google or talk about steak, and raves for Peter Luger Steak House pepper the page, screen and conversation – and it’s in Brooklyn for gosh sake. No offense, but the heart […]

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Joseph’s celebrates decade well-done – CT Post

Press | December 29, 2010

by Makayla Silva, Correspondent In a city seemingly unable to escape its post-industrial hardscrabble image, Joseph’s Steakhouse in Bridgeport has been thriving by serving its juicy Porterhouse steaks, signature thick-cut bacon appetizers and “Joseph’s classic martinis” for 10 years this month. The upscale steakhouse has received several awards for its selection of steaks, with Connecticut […]

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Joseph’s celebrates decade well-done – ctpost.com

Press | December 29, 2010

Makayla Silva, Correspondent In a city seemingly unable to escape its post-industrial hardscrabble image, Joseph’s Steakhouse in Bridgeport has been thriving by serving its juicy Porterhouse steaks, signature thick-cut bacon appetizers and “Joseph’s classic martinis” for 10 years this month. The upscale steakhouse has received several awards for its selection of steaks, with Connecticut Magazine […]

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Zagat 2009/10

Press | September 18, 2009

Zagat 2009/10 Food 24 Decor 20 Service 23 Cost $58 This “old school” gem brings home the bacon and “humungous” hunks of “prime beef” cooked “to perfection” in downtown Bridgeport. As “you’d” expected from a place whose namesake is a “Peter Lugar Alum.” If a few shrug “it’s okay,” most surveyors insist “all that you’ […]

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Where to Eat Before Hibernating – NY Times

Press | December 2, 2007

By STEPHANIE LYNESS, December 2, 2007 Every year about this time, I suffer the same disappointment. It’s called winter, and somehow it always comes as a surprise. One of the few compensations I’ve discovered for the onset of this dark, frosty season is the anticipation of cold-weather eating — indulging in foods too nourishing to eat […]

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Zagat 2007/08

Press | September 18, 2007

Zagat 2007/08 Food 24 Decor 20 Service 24 Cost $52 The namesake of this Downtown Bridgeport steakhouse is a “Peter Lugar alum” who “knows how to do it right” when it comes to “great” beef; while surveyors agree that “the drinks, food and service are terrific”, it’s best “to go when someone else is picking […]

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Sons of Lugars – The Shuttle Sheet

Press | November 15, 2005

In the Pantheon of U.S. steakhouses, Peter Lugar Steakhouse (Brooklyn, New York) is Zeus. In some people’s minds, no menus are needed at the Brooklyn eatery, which opened in 1887 and is rightfully regarded as the finest of its kind in New York, because there is only one rational; choice: porterhouse for two, three or […]

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Bridgeport Steakhouse Copies the Peter Lugar Model but with better wines and no Attitude – Bloomberg.com

Press | September 30, 2005

John Mariani on Wine: There are not many good or savory reasons to get off the new England Thruway at Bridgeport except for the fact that Connecticut’s best steakhouse is located there. Which didn’t surprise me, given that fact that the owner of Joseph’s Steakhouse (360 Fairfield Avenue; 203-337-9944) is Josip Kustra, a Croatian immigrant […]

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Zagat 2005/06

Press | June 18, 2005

Zagat 2005/06 Food 24 Decor 20 Service 24 Cost $51 A “chop off the Peter Luger block” is this Downtown Bridgeport steakhouse whose owner used to work at the legendary Brooklyn meatery; “top-quality” cuts are served up in a “classic atmosphere” – brick walls and dark wood – and come at non-NY prices. Key to […]

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