plat du jour

plat du jour

(ˈplɑː də ˈʒʊə; French pla dy ʒur)
n, pl plats du jour (ˈplɑːz də ˈʒʊə; French pla dy ʒur)
(Cookery) the specially prepared or recommended dish of the day on a restaurant's menu
[French, literally: dish of the day]
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plat du jour

(ˈplɑ də ˈʒʊər; Fr. pla dü ˈʒur)

n., pl. plats du jour (ˈplɑz də ˈʒʊər; Fr. pla dü ˈʒur)
a special dish offered by a restaurant on a particular day.
[1905–10; < French: dish of the day]
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plat du jour

A French phrase meaning dish of the day, used to mean a dish that a restaurant is featuring on a particular day.
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The plat du jour was mackerel with pickled salad and this was the standout for me, the mackerel somehow losing its pungent jaw-tightening, worthiness (it's good for you) and becoming a thing of joy.
Joy Kanaan's Yawmi brand came from the need of having access to homemade Levantine plat du jour meals ordered on demand, delivered fast and made with the freshest ingredients every day.
The new food offering also presents traditional 'plat du jour' options that are available daily throughout the week with chef's specials such as steak and frites, moules mariniere, raclette night, fishmonger day and a Saturday roasts.
Try the plat du jour at lunchtime for [euro]12 or a two-course set menu for [euro]17.
Four blocks away, at the storefront Farmer's Kitchen Cafe, lunches and plat du jour dinners don't come more local (or gluten- and casein-free).
Chaque soir apres la priere, il trouvait toujours une assiette garnie et c'etait le plat du jour qu'un voisin avait depose a son intention.
''We're offering three course a la carte meals for PS30, a three course plat du jour menu and there is a rapide menu and pre-concert menu which cost PS14.95.
A plat du jour of croziflette (a delicious cheesy pasta bake) cost just over a tenner - a fraction of what I was used to forking out.
At first I mistook the plat du jour for macaroni cheese but after poking around in poor French was told it was salsify, the roots when cooked actually tasting like oysters.
French cuisine is the plat du jour as Chez Francis gets set to open on Cowbridge Road.
People don't have the money anymore to sit down and have a plat du jour everyday for CHF20-30.