It seems everyone has a coffee steak rub lately. I happen to like this one because of the espresso beans. I use fresh ginger if I'm only making what I'll use at the time. Ground ginger is fine if you are making a lot of this to store for future use.
Expresso Steak Rub
Yield: Coating for two large New York strips
3 tablespoons espresso beans, freshly ground
1 1/2 teaspoons sea salt
3 tablespoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon ground pepper
2 teaspoons chili powder
1 teaspoons ginger
2 tablespoon Hungarian paprika
Mix. Brush steaks with extra virgin olive oil. Dredge in rub. Grill.