What bone in the cow is the "T-bone"? Is it part of the spine, pelvis or what?

Oct 29, 2017

It comes from the spine, but is difficult to realise when it is in the shop/on your plate.

Explanation:

The T in the T bone is named because the spinal processes are at roughly ${90}^{\circ}$ to the vertebrae. This diagram may help:

Taken from the nose to tail app.

Typically a t bone is quite far down the cow, as shown here as the short loin:

Taken from Wikipedia, beef cut