coq au vin

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

Definition of coq au vin

: chicken cooked in usually red wine

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The main thrust of the menu is a divisive can-to-table offering, alongside classic French dishes like coq au vin and steak au poivre. Paul Oswell, Condé Nast Traveler, "21 Best Restaurants in New Orleans," 28 Feb. 2018 Steak frites, steak tartare, coq au vin, snails in garlic, and a dessert created in honor of the Paris-Brest-Paris race are just some of the specialties perfected by the capital's chefs. Fox News, "TASTE OF THE TOUR: Paris delights saving the best for last," 28 July 2018 Try dishes like sauteed foie gras with seasonal fruit and balsamic reduction ($22); coq au vin with chicken in red wine sauce, mushrooms and onions ($16); crispy duck confit with lentils, bacon and red wine sauce ($20); or steak frites ($24). Georgann Yara, azcentral, "French restaurants in Phoenix to celebrate Bastille Day," 9 July 2018 The most recent post on the page, a May 10 announcement about coq au vin (a French braised chicken dish) being added to the menu, was bombarded with nearly 30,000 comments as of Monday morning. Daniel Arkin /, NBC News, "This restaurant booted Sarah Sanders, then came the digital pitchforks.," 25 June 2018 Sure, the Instant Pot has proven itself most helpful for tenderizing tough cuts of meat or zooming through low-and-slow braises (like coq au vin) in record time. Sarah Jampel, Bon Appetit, "This Is the Most Underrated Instant Pot Feature," 22 Feb. 2018 Bistro on Main, 867 Main St., Manchester, hosts Mother’s Day brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., with a buffet featuring cheese and charcuterie, smoked fish display, pain perdu, coq au vin, croissants, pastries and more. Leeanne Griffin,, "She's The Best, So Here's Where To Take Mom To Eat On Mother's Day," 23 Apr. 2018 To continue reading this story, TRY IT NOW Cassoulet and coq au vin specials might suggest a French connection. Mike Sutter, San Antonio Express-News, "Review: Maverick Texas Brasserie a new star for Southtown," 19 Apr. 2018 Duck confit, escargot, coq au vin and braised leg of rabbit will be served. Marc Bona,, "Serenite Restaurant to open in Medina this month," 23 Mar. 2018

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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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English Language Learners Definition of coq au vin

: chicken that is cooked in red wine

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