catch of the day

noun phrase

: the fish offered on a particular day at a restaurant
She ordered the catch of the day.

Examples of catch of the day in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The catch of the day belonged to Minor, who leaped in front of the fence in the second to rob Sophia Sandoval of at least an extra-base hit with a runner on first. Dan Albano, Orange County Register, 9 May 2024 The most challenging catch of the day was an ample 6-foot nurse shark that Macdonald estimated to weigh 200 pounds. Linda Robertson, Miami Herald, 27 Mar. 2024 Travelers staying in the villas also have access to a complimentary boat transfer from the airport directly to the resort, as well as access to the exclusive Chef's Table dining, which comes with a wine pairing and the fresh catch of the day. Stacey Leasca, Travel + Leisure, 8 Mar. 2024 At 27 Tapas, the hotel’s open-air rooftop bar, try Ceviche 27 (made with the catch of the day, smoked almonds, apple and yellow chiles) or Caper Ceviche (with avocado, corn fritters and its catch-of-the-day leche de tigre supplemented with capers). Johanna Read, Forbes, 22 Feb. 2024 There were many oohs and aahs in the videos making the rounds on social media as Jim Nagy, executive director of the event, called it the catch of the day. Tony Garcia, Detroit Free Press, 31 Jan. 2024 Several fish sandwiches have found their way onto the Jimmy Pearls menu, from Skate to Ma’s Catch, but the favorite is Uncle Gene’s fish sandwich: a local catch of the day dressed in field pea slaw and Jimmy sauce, a bright sweet-potato tartar with chow chow. Emiene Wright, Charlotte Observer, 24 Jan. 2024 Their speciality is lobster, but whatever happens to be the catch of the day is a good bet. Sarah Souli, Travel + Leisure, 22 Jan. 2024 The menu features the catch of the day — think wahoo, snapper, or my favorite, barracuda. Jacqueline Dole, Travel + Leisure, 3 Jan. 2024

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“Catch of the day.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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