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n. pl.1.Delicacies; delights.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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I was sorry enough for him to feel that if he had suddenly taken me by the throat and strangled me slowly, avec delices, I could forgive him while I choked.
Chef Daniel Lajoux and his team of champion chefs serve up this pie in the sky and then some at the Cafe Delices, located at the Gulf Hotel Bahrain, and I got to make at least part of this dream a reality.
For a more relaxed atmosphere head to Cafe Delices in the historic market square in St Peter's Port.
Il n'aura pas savoure les delices prepares, par les specialistes situes en ville, eux qui n'ont qu'un seul et unique souci, celui de servir des plats soigneusement presentes, avec le ceremonial qui s'impose, loin de [beaucoup moins que]l'embrouillement[beaucoup plus grand que] de l'hotel.
Near Notre-Dame Cathedral, you will be treated to a memorable meal at Loubnane -- a restaurant owned by longtime culinary professional Kamal Nassif, whose uncle opened Paris' first Lebanese restaurant, Chez Rachid, Aux Delices du Liban, in 1952.
It inspired Mahfouzwhen he was having his coffee on his favorite cafe Delices; this is where he got the idea of his landmark Miramar that became one of the timeless movies in the history of Cinema.
"Le Marche des Delices" ("The Market of Delights") is Lebanon's homage to a European-style Christmas market, like the famous annual Strasbourg Christmas market.
Opposite the funeral parlour is the butcher, wonderfully named Aux Delices des 4 P'tits Cochons, famed for sauerkraut and, should you be in need of something to put on the grill, sausages.
(with contributions by Patrick Delices; Moussa Traore; Esther I.