RE: Seventy Dollars a pound for a filet?
Sorry, you will not get a 15 ounce filet for $65.64. You have to pay a minimum (ground transport) shipping charge of $15.99 on top of that. So in the best case scenario where your state does not charge sales tax on food, that amount of beef will cost you $81.63. But remember, for that amount of money, they go to the trouble of freezing that beef for you, because everyone(?) knows that freezing beef makes for the best steak experience.
The La Cense website only talks about selling frozen beef over the web. Since restaurants in Manhattan are also using their beef, the beef is also being sold through other channels.
Another producer who hired a PR agency to flog their goods. I am waiting for Marathon Enterprises to find an agency to flog a pound of their natural casing Sabrett frankfurters over the Internet for $30.00 a pound, including shipping. I buy them in pay-as-much-as-you can-pay-for-food Manhattan supermarkets for $5.00 a pound.