coq au vin

\ ˌkōk-ō-ˈvan How to pronounce coq au vin (audio) , ˌkäk-ō-, ˌkōk-ō-ˈvaⁿ How to pronounce coq au vin (audio) , ˌkäk-ō- \

Definition of coq au vin

: chicken cooked in usually red wine

Examples of coq au vin in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Classic French fare like steak frites and coq au vin in the South End. Kara Baskin,, "Border Cafe, The People’s Republik joins list of Boston-area restaurants to close amid COVID-19," 3 Sep. 2020 Entrees feature a choice of mushroom or jumbo shrimp risotto and coq au vin; the $45 upgrade includes choice of rack of lamb, duck breast or pan-roasted yellowtail snapper filets; and dessert. Phillip Valys,, "Dine Out Lauderdale: Top 5 summer dining deals at Broward restaurants," 24 Sep. 2020 Much like the French coq au vin, the long, gentle braising is meant to break down the ropey, bad-attitude meat of male birds. Soleil Ho,, "Wood-fired pupusas on an ample, friendly patio at Oakland’s Popoca," 3 July 2020 On cooler nights, consider hearty Gascon cassoulet, Alsatian choucroute garnie, or Burgundian coq au vin. Saveur Editors, Saveur, "65 Classic French Recipes to Add to Your Repertoire," 8 May 2020 The three entrees offered are coq au vin with pomme puree, wild mushroom and cheese roulade and crepe cannelloni. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "These restaurants are offering special Mother's Day take-out options," 6 May 2020 Somewhere between the rich brandade, the fall-apart coq au vin, and a truly luxe chocolate mousse came an unsuspecting course—the underdog, even. Emma Wartzman, Bon Appétit, "Say What You Will About Sun-Dried Tomatoes—They're Perfect in This Walnut Dip," 24 Apr. 2020 Last Saturday was a carrot salad (delicious), coq au vin with noodles (outstanding), and a choice of four or five desserts (chocolate mousse was a bit hit). The Washington Post, "© 1996-2016 The Washington Post," 8 Apr. 2020 Raise your Instagram cooking game and replace that pumpernickel with a nice coq au vin! Daniel Fienberg, The Hollywood Reporter, "Now See This Newsletter: A Family Mystery to Watch 'Before Dark'," 3 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of coq au vin

circa 1938, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for coq au vin

French, cock with wine

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The first known use of coq au vin was circa 1938

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20 Feb 2021

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“Coq au vin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of coq au vin

: chicken that is cooked in red wine

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