Crab Imperial (1944); Cube Steak (1934)

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   Not in OED.  They don't take crabs.

   News of Food; Restaurant Offers Tasty Dishes of Seafood That May Be Ordered for Dining at Home; By JANE HOLT; New York Times (1857-Current file), New York, N.Y.; Sep 9, 1944; pg. 18, 1 pgs
   ("The King of the Sea, that celebrated fish restaurant at 879 Third Avenue, near Fifty-third Street, started out eight years ago...
   "_Crab Imperial a Specialty_
   "Amon the many specialties, including Florida pompano, and New England lobster, is crab imperial.  Lumps of crabmeat are sauted in butter, seasoned with mayonnaise and capers, piled incredibly high in crab shells--three inches deep, by estimate--then thickly topped with crumbs and oven-browned.  These cost 90 cents apiece...")


   Also not in OED.

    Classified Ad 14 -- No Title; New York Times (1857-Current file), New York, N.Y.; Apr 1, 1934; pg. RE10, 1 pgs
   ("SPECIALTY introduce fully patented genuine 'Cube' Steak machines to markets, restaurants, institutions; commission basis.  Write Cube Steak Machine Co., P. O. Box 506, Milford, Conn.")

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