fry bread


Definition of fry bread

: quick bread cooked (as by American Indians) by deep-frying

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But Buffalo Chip is full of surprises too, and a sign that advertises Indian fry bread tacos captures my attention. Fortune, "What Eating and Drinking at the World’s Biggest Motorcycle Rally Reveals About the State of Festival Food," 18 Aug. 2019 The Cahuilla tribe near Indio hosted a booth selling Native American food, including fry bread and Indian tacos. Rob Nikolewski, San Diego Union-Tribune, "‘Culture is like the hub of a wheel': Traditions on display at Pala Band of Mission Indians gathering," 31 Aug. 2019 Bring cash for Native American food and goods, such as fry bread and handmade crafts. Sara Cagle, Los Angeles Times, "Fleet Week, live jazz, a Native American powwow and more Labor Day weekend fun in and around SoCal," 28 Aug. 2019 Their high spirits may be due to the little bits of fry bread tossed their way by frolicking children. Karen D'souza, The Mercury News, "Gold Country adventure: Roaring Camp is a hoot and a half," 5 Aug. 2019 The simple deliciousness of fry bread is far more satisfying than any trendy pastry hybrid. azcentral, "From climate to fry bread, 125 reasons to love Arizona," 15 May 2015 For dinner, tuck into local dishes like eggplant fatteh, made with fried eggplant, tahini, and fried bread. John Gregory-smith, Condé Nast Traveler, "In Lebanon, Let Food Be Your Guide," 16 Oct. 2018 Seeds of Peace once helped make fry bread in 30-mile-per-hour winds during Arizona’s Big Mountain Spring Healing Camp, a 40-year-long protest against coal mining, which SOP has supported for more than 20. Sarah Baird, Glamour, "Food on the Front Lines: Meet the People Fueling the Resistance," 7 Sep. 2018 Food festivities include wild rice harvesting demonstrations, wild rice & Indian fry bread cooking contests, a pie eating contest, pow-wow and more. Nancy Stohs, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "6 food festivals that offer a glimpse of Wisconsin specialties and local culture," 6 June 2018

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1932, in the meaning defined above

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