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How To: Grilling with BLT Steak’s Victor Albisu

Victor Albisu was born to grill. Learn his secrets to perfect grill marks and juicy steaks.

Need help grilling this Memorial Day weekend? We asked BLT Steak chef Victor Albisu for some tips that’ll turn you into a lean-mean-grilling-machine. In this video, he’ll demonstrate how to grill the perfect New York strip, bone-in rib eye, and hanger steaks. Albisu grew up around meat—his mother owns a butcher shop in Tysons Corner. “I’m half Cuban and half Peruvian,” he says. “So that’s quite a bit of meat between both families.” Watch the video to see how a meat pro grills it.

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Jessica Sidman
Food Editor

Jessica Sidman covers the people and trends behind D.C.’s food and drink scene. Before joining Washingtonian in July 2016, she was Food Editor and Young & Hungry columnist at Washington City Paper. She is a Colorado native and University of Pennsylvania grad.