coq au vin


ˌkōk-ō-ˈvan How to pronounce coq au vin (audio)
ˌkōk-ō-ˈvaⁿ How to pronounce coq au vin (audio)
: chicken cooked in usually red wine

Examples of coq au vin in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Sample items: pear and gorgonzola flatbread ($17), burgers (angus or garden patty) on brioche buns, a roasted butternut squash panini ($17) and coq au vin ($29). Roxana Popescu, San Diego Union-Tribune, 8 Apr. 2024 Order the perfect chicken for coq au vin, try a Croatian amaro and more food news. Feb. 27, 2024, 12:00 p.m. Florence Fabricant, New York Times, 27 Feb. 2024 Somewhat like a springy coq au vin, carrots, peas, and baby potatoes come together in this light, fresh chicken dish. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 22 Feb. 2024 At Uptown Charlotte’s new French brasserie, the coq au vin is braised in a French Burgundy and served with pearl onions, bacon lardons and more. Ben Jarrell, Charlotte Observer, 31 Jan. 2024 The new dinner menu — with six starters, six entrees and six desserts — includes dishes like salmon in beurre blanc, coq au vin, beef Bourguignon and cassoulet. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, 6 Dec. 2023 While France is known for their delicious, notoriously technical dishes like coq au vin and beef bourguignon, Italy undeniably dominates the pasta scene. Sophia Beams, Better Homes & Gardens, 8 Sep. 2023 Stews in the winter, a modern take on coq au vin, and a tomato-less bolognese made with veal, pancetta, and lemon. Sophie Dweck, Town & Country, 16 Aug. 2023 La Parisienne French Bistro The new French bistro at The Star in Frisco is offering a prix fixe Mother’s Day menu on May 14 including dishes like roasted beet and burrata salad, lobster bisque, coq au vin and dover sole with heirloom vegetables and beurre blanc. Erin Booke, Dallas News, 28 Apr. 2023

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Word History


French, cock with wine

First Known Use

circa 1938, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of coq au vin was circa 1938

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“Coq au vin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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