The T-bone and porterhouse are steaks of beef cut from the Sirloin. Both steaks include a “T-Shaped” bone with meat on each side. Porterhouse steaks are cut from the rear end of the short loin and thus include more tenderloin steak, along with (on the other side of the bone) a large strip steak. T-bone steaks are cut closer to the front, and contain a smaller section of tenderloin. The smaller portion of a T-bone, when sold alone, is known as a filet mignon, especially if it’s cut from the small forward end of the tenderloin.