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n. pl. ciop·pi·nos
A stew made of several kinds of fish and shellfish, tomatoes, and wine.

[Italian, perhaps variant of northwest Italian ciuppin.]
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(Cookery) an Italian rich fish stew
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(tʃəˈpi noʊ)

a stew of fish, shellfish, tomatoes, wine, and seasonings.
[1915–20; Amer.; appar. < dial. Italian]
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Soup-er: The cioppino reminded Scott of his Sicilian grandmother's seafood stews.
Throughout the week, I'll take you up the peninsula for some regional treats, including Dungeness crab, sour dough bread, and cioppino, and maybe we'll even take a drive over the Santa Cruz Mountains.
Naperville: The roasted prime rib ($28) is paired with Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold Lager and cioppino pasta (mussels, jumbo shrimp, cod, crab meat and linguine for $24) is paired with Bottlenectar.
To learn how, see We often feature crab for the holidays, and this classic recipe ranks right up there with boiled crab and cioppino. 6 cooked Dungeness crabs (2 to 21/2 lbs.
The restaurant's cioppino ($22) is a solid take on the San Francisco classic, with a filling selection of mussels, clams, shrimp and cod in a rust-red tomato broth that's perfect for sopping up with Speaks' toasty-warm bread.
"But what we see happening with these sea lions and domoic acid has a direct bearing on the cioppino you order at Fisherman's Wharf."
In February 2015, husband-and-wife Jack and Bonnie Ferrara opened Cioppino House in a space east of Dari Market.
Another spectacular seafood option is the Seafood Cioppino and is made with Gulf shrimp, crabmeat, scallops, house-made smoked paprika pasta (one of the best pastas I have ever eaten), all in a Riesling broth.
Some families make ( cioppino , a seafood stew that can have has many as seven fishes in one bowl.
With its San Francisco Cioppino, Gulf Coast Shrimp & Scallops and Outer Banks Calamari, Market Street Grill beckons otherwise landlocked diners to savor its oceanic fare.
Entrees include pork flatiron, under the brick chicken, chicken cordon bleu, stuffed chicken Parmesan, seafood cioppino, pasta carbonara, fish & chips, seafood risotto, stuffed salmon, baked haddock Elizabeth, lazy lasagna and New York sirloin.
Simmered with herbs, fish bones produce gelatinous broth that's perfect for chowders, paella, bouillabaisse, gumbo, pasta, cioppino, and sopa de mariscos.