Eating ENTIRE Huge FLORENTINE STEAK in Florence Italy

  • Published on Sep 16, 2018
  • My first time in Florence Italy and as soon as I got off the train from Venice, I had to find a restaurant that serves the traditional Florentine steak. This cut of steak is leaner than most other steaks I've had, especially the A5 wagyu in Japan.
    I got the T bone which gave me two different cuts of steak meat and the tenderloin part was just mind blowingly delicious. The steak had a huge beef flavor and the tenderloin part of the steak was just the most tender steak ever.
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  • Strictly Dumpling
    Strictly Dumpling  9 months ago +457

    One of the most BEAUTIFUL cities I have ever been in and home to the BEST sandwich and gelato in the world :-) Where else should I go in Europe for amazing food?

    • Patrik Josefsson
      Patrik Josefsson Month ago

      Come to Sweden! Loads of different food and things to see, from the south to the north!

    • lester burnham
      lester burnham 3 months ago

      Budapest, Hungary. It`s a must-visit destination.

    • MirYam Nal
      MirYam Nal 5 months ago

      Malaga, Spain

    • Matteo Brucato
      Matteo Brucato 5 months ago

      You haven't been to Sicily if you think you've had the best gelato in the world ;)

  • Diamandinae
    Diamandinae 6 hours ago

    I could eat liver all day!! The kind you showed! My Mum cooks as you eat!!

  • Pearly Gates
    Pearly Gates 2 days ago

    I'm Italian and I read the etymology of the word BISTECCA comes from English BEEF STEAK

  • Hwan Yong Huh
    Hwan Yong Huh 5 days ago

    It is too expensive

  • PhilipB
    PhilipB 6 days ago

    Great video....he reminds me of Jackie Chan haha

  • The Black Car Guy
    The Black Car Guy 19 days ago

    Yo, you look like a young Jackie Chan bro. I'm just saying. 😂😂

  • fufufuaru
    fufufuaru 19 days ago

    i think i'm more impressed with mikey eating 2kg of meat rather than with the steak itself LOL also the gelato guy looks cute

  • Tanya Kynoch
    Tanya Kynoch 25 days ago +1

    Stuck in hospital with 'lovely' hospital food and watching this ........ aaaaarrrrgggghhhhh ...... Lol

  • Reenes
    Reenes 25 days ago

    How much does the steak cost?

  • Doctor Doom
    Doctor Doom 28 days ago

    Best steak in the world IMHO (based on my own travels as well): 1. Kobe Beef in Japan. 2. Peter Luger Steak In New York. 3. Keens in New York. 4. B & B in Houston. 5. Bodega El Capricho in Spain (I can't tell though whether I truly like it for the taste or it's just because it has a very distinct strong flavor that truly stands out from the rest). Except for that one in Spain, other European steaks I've tried where not as memorable and are completely forgettable.

  • Fa Ng
    Fa Ng Month ago

    In my next life I want to have Mike’s job but also that stomach that has like a black hole in it

  • Andrea Menniti
    Andrea Menniti Month ago

    Veramente si é emozionato per una bruschetta al pomodoro?

  • troy le
    troy le Month ago +2

    Wait one day when you stand in front of Heaven’s gate guarded by a giant massive cow...

  • Yoko Chatagnier
    Yoko Chatagnier Month ago

    I had two supper tonite watching this program!!!

  • Michael Angelo dolong

    1kg ,1,2kg no .

    Make it 2kg haha

  • Ako ay Ako Sila ay Sila

    Life's unfair

  • Michael Schoel
    Michael Schoel Month ago

    You're amazing in the fact that you can eat so much what's your secret

  • Mitchell Farver
    Mitchell Farver Month ago +1

    Mikey Chen come to middlebury or shipshewana indiana and try Amish cooking it’s worth it 💪

  • Agnes McFarlin
    Agnes McFarlin Month ago

    Florence, a place of steaks really.. really big steaks

  • Rosemary Archer
    Rosemary Archer Month ago

    😎 That was a beautiful piece of Beef. I know I couldn't never finish such a giant steak as that. Wow

  • Douglas Smith
    Douglas Smith Month ago +1

    Damn dude ! I want "your" life ! I am hooked on your videos. Bravo Man !

  • Killua Avilla
    Killua Avilla Month ago


  • Drew Rycerz
    Drew Rycerz Month ago

    Huge steak. Tiny sauces. Don't like.

  • David Hoch
    David Hoch Month ago +1

    Time to slip into a meat coma

  • Jacques Matthews
    Jacques Matthews Month ago

    Striploin on the right mike...not sirloin

  • Eric Pratt
    Eric Pratt Month ago

    I want one of those cute little clevers.

  • Mary Lee
    Mary Lee Month ago +1

    Now this is my idea of worshipping a cow.

  • OnePurplePrincess
    OnePurplePrincess Month ago

    I hate the taste of liver. I would rather starve. I wish I liked but but it's just a gag reflex taste for me. I love most foods but some organ meats and all butter foods I can't handle. Some sour is ok buy not warhead level. lol. I can't eat liver, kidney, intestines or heart
    But I love cow tongue, oxtails, pigs feet, pig ears, and snails and other odd food options. I can't stand tarragon or black licorice but I love som mild licorice flavored foods like fennel - go figure.
    Anyway hats off to those that can stomach all flavors. I do love white and black truffle flavors. Truffle and Parmesan cheese fries and truffle butter and parmesan popcorn are so good 🍟🍿😋

  • Takoyaki-Chan
    Takoyaki-Chan Month ago

    2:00 Was that the kobe beef trophy behind? It looks like it X'D

  • Linda Lewis
    Linda Lewis 2 months ago

    That's not medium rare! It's super rare

  • Ireshani
    Ireshani 2 months ago

    I finally got permission to eat beef! Man i am so ready to get my beef on!!

  • Shanti Maharjan
    Shanti Maharjan 2 months ago

    Wow nice steak ...


  • Fisher Freeman
    Fisher Freeman 2 months ago

    No way, not that rare.

  • Heather Murphy
    Heather Murphy 2 months ago

    3:21 try the grey stuff it’s delicious!!!

  • Monica G. Davis
    Monica G. Davis 2 months ago

    HARD CORE! 🥩

  • Tom Guy
    Tom Guy 2 months ago

    He had 4.5 pounds of steak 😂😂

  • Cyril TV
    Cyril TV 2 months ago

    A cow died in the process

  • Kris W
    Kris W 2 months ago +1

    Medium rare is the best! It melts in the mouth. I like that and rare, it's a meat symphony!

  • Yogesh chauhan g
    Yogesh chauhan g 2 months ago

    Italy is so beutifull country in the world awesome train ride and shopping I love my country italy, florence😀😀😀😀😀😀😀😀😀😀😀😀😀😀😀😀💖

  • Myra Butac
    Myra Butac 2 months ago +1

    Or to be more specific... STEAKGASM! :D :D :D

  • SamuelD1
    SamuelD1 2 months ago

    That steak was a little too raw for my liking.

  • Princess Marjorie Sernat

    I Love florence❤️

  • Christine Bina
    Christine Bina 2 months ago

    Both that steak and that gelato man looked just as good as each other. Damn. I'd keep going back not just for the pistachio gelato thats for sure

  • sy2009 sy2009
    sy2009 sy2009 2 months ago

    You are cute. I like Chinese who can speak very good English !

  • Erika Gonzalez
    Erika Gonzalez 2 months ago

    Great video but the steak look to rare for me but nice ..

  • GregoCatal
    GregoCatal 2 months ago

    Absolutely your content, Mike! You have a true genuine love for food and it's presented in an everyman way that I can relate...even if the budgets for a lot of the foods you eat are sometimes completely insane. Thank you thank you thank you.

  • Supa Blabluble
    Supa Blabluble 2 months ago

    How is mike skinny

  • Tommy Mai
    Tommy Mai 2 months ago

    That steak is not big enough for Mike lol

  • The Travis Montana
    The Travis Montana 3 months ago

    Mikey just looked emotional eating that steak lol

  • daegan 808
    daegan 808 3 months ago

    Is rare how you like your steak

  • Keep Rocking!
    Keep Rocking! 3 months ago

    On my to do list!!!!

  • JoAndAris F
    JoAndAris F 3 months ago

    Omg!!! 😭😭😭 Watching this while I’m only eating a Nutella bread 🍞 😭😭😭

  • Viirus Fresh
    Viirus Fresh 3 months ago +1

    Would’ve more flavorful if it was more cooked

  • Khulan Ganbaatar
    Khulan Ganbaatar 3 months ago

    Fking raw

  • Anthony
    Anthony 3 months ago

    Why would you have dinner in a classy steak house looking like a bum? Put a collard shirt on and show some class.

  • Mulloway Man
    Mulloway Man 3 months ago

    you are a wanker of the highest order.

  • Gary Koeppe Jr
    Gary Koeppe Jr 3 months ago

    A T-Bone is a Tenderloin with a New York Strip, not Sirloin.

    • 林都
      林都 2 months ago

      In the case of Fiorentina it is Tenderloin and Sirloin, I think the american terminology would be porterhouse, but in general it's always a T shaped bone, so in Italy the translation is T-bone for bistecca fiorentina/maremmana.

    • Bash Coder
      Bash Coder 3 months ago

      Depends on where you are from.

  • Red Trance
    Red Trance 3 months ago +1

    Many people say RAW! ...but this is an Italian Florentine Steak and it needs to be eaten in this way, if you want a much cooked steak don't eat the Florentine steak, because this type of steak cannot be eaten more cooked,
    then without tasting how do you judge the taste and softness of the meat? ..this is not the classic American steak!.

  • J - Khaki
    J - Khaki 3 months ago

    If this was Gordon Ramsay, he would probably say that the steak was raw and lack of flavor. I can sense it too.

    • al katraz
      al katraz 3 months ago

      Gordon would flip out 😀😀😀

  • First Here
    First Here 3 months ago +6

    Raw raw raw RAW RAW RAW RAW
    My steak needs to be
    Medium well, Well done or better yet


    • True North
      True North 3 months ago

      @First Here Char on a steak is carsonogenic. Causes cancer.
      You should be aware.

    • First Here
      First Here 3 months ago +1

      LednacekZ nah I’d rather survive

    • LednacekZ
      LednacekZ 3 months ago +1

      turn vegan you blasphemer.

  • Rick Kumer
    Rick Kumer 3 months ago

    Who did the filming

  • Jay Owens
    Jay Owens 3 months ago

    Thanks for the steak porn !

  • Ger Moua
    Ger Moua 3 months ago

    you are eating raw meat and not a steak.

    • Hanif our savior
      Hanif our savior 2 months ago

      Eating a well done Florentine is like biting into the cows leather, this type of steak should be eaten this way

  • Lachlan melville
    Lachlan melville 3 months ago

    Sound wasn't great on this one Mike

  • GtheGeneral
    GtheGeneral 3 months ago

    Do you still sneeze when you get full lol

  • GtheGeneral
    GtheGeneral 3 months ago

    This video made me soooo hungry it's not even funny how I'm drooling looking at that steak OMG

  • Allen Saunders
    Allen Saunders 3 months ago

    Great looking steak needs to be cooked though

    • Allen Saunders
      Allen Saunders 2 months ago

      @Hanif our savior i didn't say well done just cooked a bit more

    • Hanif our savior
      Hanif our savior 2 months ago

      Eating a well done Florentine is like biting into the cows leather, this type of steak should be eaten this way

  • Thegoldenrule26
    Thegoldenrule26 3 months ago

    That steak look raw

    • brian hinson
      brian hinson 3 months ago

      Thegoldenrule26 ur pussy looks raw

  • bigboner23
    bigboner23 3 months ago

    U n Jackie Chan eating together would be funny af

  • LednacekZ
    LednacekZ 3 months ago

    Steak house here i come

  • de5ertscorpion
    de5ertscorpion 3 months ago +1

    Every one of these videos is like a mini-vacation. Thanks! :)

  • Brandon Green
    Brandon Green 3 months ago

    I’m going to Florence in April !! I can’t waitttttt to try this place 🤤🤤

  • RealKull
    RealKull 3 months ago

    the amount of fascination and awe you show is really moving, thank you from an Italian viewer!

  • justine leo gabriel
    justine leo gabriel 4 months ago

    What a torture hahahaha

  • John M
    John M 4 months ago

    Alot of people saying its raw, its not necessarily raw but thats not medium rare, thats closer to rare than anything

    • Cosmopavone
      Cosmopavone 2 months ago

      no that's "medium rare or something like that"

  • Bran Cherry
    Bran Cherry 4 months ago

    I'd laughed if Hannibal lector brought out your steak....then offered u a tour of Florence lolol😂

  • Bran Cherry
    Bran Cherry 4 months ago

    I'm fixing to make beef ramen noodles...

  • Bran Cherry
    Bran Cherry 4 months ago

    if I had a slice of have gout for 10 years...!!!!

  • Bonnie Wulff
    Bonnie Wulff 4 months ago

    Sorry to red for me and we raise beef .

  • Erol Ocak
    Erol Ocak 4 months ago

    Uuuf Süper

  • studentdeljuego
    studentdeljuego 4 months ago

    That is like a blue steak.

  • Michael Pellegrino
    Michael Pellegrino 4 months ago +1

    Just realized you ate there too... Tony is best waiter there. Got to sit on second floor private table where they store the wine. So much fun. Love your videos keep up the great work

  • Michael Pellegrino
    Michael Pellegrino 4 months ago

    I did the same thing, ate at al oste... fantastic steak!

  • cristian ayala
    cristian ayala 4 months ago

    I like it a little more cooked but medium rare is good

  • Kevin Veltre
    Kevin Veltre 4 months ago

    He literally just ate 4 and a half pounds of steak 😂 not gonna pretend I wouldn’t do the same though

  • Jeff Stoker
    Jeff Stoker 4 months ago

    You look like you're having a steakasim.

  • Helen of Troy
    Helen of Troy 4 months ago

    What would Gordon Ramsi say when he cut through this steak?

  • Helen of Troy
    Helen of Troy 4 months ago

    I’ve been there, and I tasted Florentine. it’s absolutely extraordinary.I never tasted anything better.😍

  • JagsFan '95
    JagsFan '95 4 months ago

    I think I could still hear your steak mooing.

  • Mark Jayson Antonio
    Mark Jayson Antonio 4 months ago


  • Rishal Sarkis
    Rishal Sarkis 4 months ago

    2kg is about 5 pounds lol huge steak

  • The Beaver
    The Beaver 4 months ago

    That's not medium raw, THAT'S RAW!

    • Hanif our savior
      Hanif our savior 2 months ago

      Eating a well done Florentine is like biting into the cows leather, this type of steak should be eaten this way

  • Jackson Boyer
    Jackson Boyer 4 months ago

    For 180$ that better be the best steak I will ever eat in my life. I don’t doubt that it will be, but it better be worth it.

  • SaintsCheat
    SaintsCheat 4 months ago

    I like my Steak...cooked.

    • Hanif our savior
      Hanif our savior 2 months ago

      Eating a well done Florentine is like biting into the cows leather, this type of steak should be eaten this way

  • White Lion
    White Lion 4 months ago

    I've been to Florence a coupla times, Italy itself 15 times, HELP ME GET OUT OF THE UNITED STATES OF HELL!

  • photo bru
    photo bru 4 months ago

    ichiran🍜 + florentine🥩 dang! best of both worlds!

  • Chelsea Divel
    Chelsea Divel 4 months ago

    It’s a little too rare for me I would have probably got medium well or just medium, even though it probably would be against what’s recommended.

  • Pablo Gonzalez
    Pablo Gonzalez 4 months ago

    Basque chuleton is a rival. You must have

  • Steven Engler
    Steven Engler 4 months ago

    I hope, and plan to, be able to order a 2 kilogram hunk of steak

  • Erion Kiwi
    Erion Kiwi 4 months ago

    Food science
    Imagine this the dedicated farm ,all ingredients are organic,
    Chef spending hours and hours preparing ,marinating the meat
    Understanding the process of food science
    All the best restaurant in the world are from either Italian or southern europe ,
    Or South America