fritto misto

noun
frit·to mi·sto | \ˈfrē-(ˌ)tō-ˈmē-(ˌ)stō \

Definition of fritto misto 

: small morsels of meat, seafood, or vegetables coated with batter and deep fried

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The executive chef, Michael Matteo, serves swordfish Piemonte, fritto misto, branzino a la plancha and spaghetti al frutti di mare. Florence Fabricant, New York Times, "Stir, in Philadelphia Museum of Art, Prepares for October Opening," 10 July 2018 Vibe: Brunchable Don’t miss: Roman-style pizzas, fritto misto and kale Caesar salad. Sarah Fritsche, SFChronicle.com, "From boozy to brunchable, where to eat and drink at the Pride parade," 14 June 2018 The restaurant also serves fettuccine al forno mixed dramatically in a Parmesan wheel, as well as veal valdostana, fritto misto, cocktails, craft beers and wine. Grace Wong, chicagotribune.com, "Just Opened: Stefani Prime is serving up steak and old favorites," 9 Apr. 2018 In the Living Room, with its talked-about portrait of Lil Wayne by Ashley Longshore, the menu offers drinks, desserts and small plates, like oysters on the half shell, cocktail meatballs and fritto misto. Todd A. Price, NOLA.com, "Fun is the goal at Jack Rose restaurant inside the Pontchartrain Hotel: opening alert," 10 Apr. 2018 The fan-favorite fried fruit and vegetable dish is reminiscent of Italian fritto misto, which is typically seafood deep fried in a light batter. Grace Wong, chicagotribune.com, "11 vegetarian and vegan restaurants worth checking out," 29 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of fritto misto

1903, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fritto misto

Italian, literally, mixed fried (food)

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