ai·o·li | \ (ˌ)ī-ˈō-lē , (ˌ)ā- \

Definition of aioli 

: a mayonnaise flavored with garlic and sometimes other ingredients (such as red pepper)

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Drizzle with chimichurri sauce and top each scallop with a small spoonful of chipotle aioli, if desired. Claire Perez,, "At Bonefish Grill, summer corn calls for scallops," 13 July 2018 The surprising entrée included roasted eggplant, zucchini noodles, smoked tomato sauce, and a dollop of basil aioli. Arthur Levine, USA TODAY, "Disneyland's new Pixar Pier: Is it Incredible?," 10 July 2018 Those fries went next-level under a thick cloak of aioli, the perfect Euro-touch alongside an iron pot of mussels energized with beer broth and tasso ham. Mike Sutter, San Antonio Express-News, "Review: Cured makes a 3½-star statement at the Pearl," 28 June 2018 Also don’t miss the spicy chile-lime shrimp tacos that come with habanero aioli and cucumber mango topped with pickled vegetables and black beans. Las Vegas, Bon Appetit, "Heading to Vegas? Here’s Our List of Eats for Every Kind of Budget," 30 Apr. 2018 The Pig Baby: Smoked bacon, tomato, red onion, arugula, chipotle aioli, burrata. Kellie Hwang, azcentral, "Alice in Wonderland-themed bar Hatter and Hare now open in Phoenix," 12 July 2018 Spring for the sauce boat ($3), a six-pack of fine house sauces — remoulade, Korean barbecue, Thai chile, garlicky aioli, peanut sauce and sambal mayonnaise. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "International flavors, down at the corner bar, are an American experience," 3 July 2018 Delicately fried, the meaty and peppery mounds gained extra character from a parsley pesto and anchovy aioli. Tim Smith,, "Pairings Bistro in Bel Air delivers imaginative food and wine," 21 May 2018 Chevy’s Fresh Mex 1369 Garden Highway What’s new: Mexican-style burger with aioli on a pretzel bun. Allen Pierleoni, sacbee, "Where to go for fun and food along Sacramento's Garden Highway," 18 May 2018

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First Known Use of aioli

1846, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aioli

Occitan, from ai garlic + oli oil

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