clams casino

noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction, often capitalized second C

Definition of clams casino 

: clams on the half shell typically topped with bacon, bread crumbs, green pepper, and Parmesan cheese and baked or broiled

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The pretzeled Parker House rolls are a clever starter, as are the clams casino and the pork ribs slathered with Calabrian garlic honey and peanuts. Michael Klein,, "Let's Eat: The great outdoors," 25 Apr. 2018 The restaurant menu includes clams casino, lobster carbonara and porchetta: 548 Fourth Avenue (15th Street), Gowanus, Brooklyn, 718-635-3388, Florence Fabricant, New York Times, "Cocktails, Alcoholic and Nonalcoholic Alike, in Greenwich Village," 24 Apr. 2018 In Greenport, 1943 Pizza Bar serves shareable wood-fired, Ina Garten–approved 14-inch thin-crust pies like clams casino. Kate Donnelly, CNT, "What to Do in North Fork, Long Island This Weekend," 1 Sep. 2017

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1908, in the meaning defined above

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