Costco Sells World-Class Steaks
Wagyu is the "it girl" of steaks. If you've ordered the tender, flavorful, highly marbled protein at a restaurant,
it was probably the most expensive. According to Business Insider, Wagyu beef costs $200 per pound.
Carnivores who can afford Wagyu can try it at their local high-end steakhouse or Costco.
Costco customers have reported that the pricey beef is back in stock. One Reddit user posted a picture of packaged Japanese A5 Wagyu steaks yesterday without identifying
Another customer posted a photo of a large A5 Wagyu boneless beef ribeye on Reddit late last week without identifying the location.
The nearly three-pound cut of ribeye cost $178.77 at $59.99 a pound. Still, $59.99 per pound beats $200 per pound.
Wagyu beef is expensive because Japanese cattle are not typical cows. The American Wagyu Association breeds the strain for more intramuscular fat cells.
Some say these steaks' special fat melts in your mouth. A5 is the highest quality grade for Wagyu beef, which is strictly regulated by the Japanese government.
Wagyu eating is also divisive. Some Costco shoppers loved the fatty meat, but others didn't.
"I've always considered Wagyu overrated. It's fatty. I like some fat, but Wagyu has too much "customer wrote.
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