Roast beef is a dish of beef which is roasted in an oven. Essentially prepared as a main meal, the leftovers can be and are often served within sandwiches and sometimes are used to make hash. In the United Kingdom, Canada, Ireland, and Australia, roast beef is one of the meats traditionally served at Sunday dinner, although it is also often served as a cold cut in delicatessen stores, usually in sandwiches. A traditional side dish to roast beef is Yorkshire pudding.
In the UK, roast beef is a signature national dish and holds cultural meaning for the English.
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... Market Fresh Sandwiches are deli-style sandwiches sold at Arby's roast beef fast food restaurants ... The original lineup of sandwiches included Roast Beef and Swiss, Roast Turkey and Swiss, Roast Ham and Swiss, and Roast Chicken Caesar ... Turkey and Swiss was by far the most popular, followed by the Ham and Swiss, Roast Beef and Swiss, and Chicken Caesar which was the least popular ...
Famous quotes related to roast beef:
“Roast Beef, Medium, is not only a food. It is a philosophy. Seated at Lifes Dining Table, with the menu of Morals before you, your eye wanders a bit over the entrées, the hors doeuvres, and the things à la though you know that Roast Beef, Medium, is safe and sane, and sure.”
—Edna Ferber (18871968)
“You are a roast beef I have purchased
and I stuff you with my very own onion.”
—Anne Sexton (19281974)
“she in the kitchen
aproned young and lovely wanting my baby
and so happy about me she burns the roast beef
and comes crying to me and I get up from my big papa chair
saying Christmas teeth! Radiant brains! Apple deaf!”
—Gregory Corso (b. 1930)
“Oh the roast beef of England,
And old Englands roast beef!”
—Henry Fielding (17071754)
“I [Boswell] ... insisted that admiration was more pleasing than judgment, as love is more pleasing than friendship. The feeling of friendship is like that of being comfortably filled with roast beef; love like being enlivened with champagne. JOHNSON. No, Sir; admiration and love are like being intoxicated with champagne; judgment and friendship like being enlivened.”
—Samuel Johnson (17091784)