lobster thermidor


lobster ther·​mi·​dor -ˈthər-mə-ˌdȯr How to pronounce lobster thermidor (audio)
: cooked lobster meat in a rich wine sauce stuffed into a lobster shell and browned

Examples of lobster thermidor in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web His more-is-definitely-more menu pairs toro-tartare cones, lobster thermidor, and Wagyu-beef tomahawk steaks with a thumping beat. Jay Cheshes, Robb Report, 9 Dec. 2023 Prime steaks are the centerpiece of the menu, though other mains include fancy classics like lobster thermidor and beef Wellington. Sarah Blaskovich, Dallas News, 3 Aug. 2023 His mother made curries with fried pomfret, the food of home, while his father handled the foods of the West: lobster thermidor, spaghetti Bolognese and burgers on the grill. J. J. Goode, New York Times, 13 June 2023 The chic terrace has great views of downtown Miami and serves moreish seafood dishes like Chilean sea bass and flaming lobster thermidor as well as truffle toast and pork ribs. Joanne Shurvell, Forbes, 20 Apr. 2023 An outpost of the Parisian brasserie Fouquet’s, which will open in the coming weeks, anchors the hotel’s food options with a menu created by Pierre Gagnaire in collaboration with executive chef Philippe Orrico, serving such classics as lobster thermidor and crêpes suzette. Jameson Montgomery Mahira Rivers Kate Guadagnino Adriane Quinlan Laura Bannister Megan O’Sullivan, New York Times, 29 Sep. 2022 Hospitality company Ennismore, owners of Gleneagles since 2015 (as well as Hoxton Hotels), and Mr. Wright’s experience at hot London restaurants Berner’s Tavern and the Palomar have given the Spence ambitions beyond silver service and lobster thermidor. Kate Maxwell, WSJ, 12 Aug. 2022 Launched in 2019, this refined venue has mastered the art of Southeast Asian fusion, offering complex cocktails, top-tier sake, and dishes like lamb tartare laarb and lobster thermidor. Jared Ranahan, Forbes, 29 Dec. 2022 Chilean sea bass at the elegant Restaurant; lobster thermidor at the poolside Grill, a conservatory-like cube with sweeping views; and a decadent degustation at La Dame with caviar, foie gras terrine and steak with wild mushrooms. Sarah Khan, Robb Report, 27 Dec. 2022 See More

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Word History


thermidor, from French, from Thermidor, drama (1891) by Victorien Sardou

First Known Use

1894, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of lobster thermidor was in 1894

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“Lobster thermidor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lobster%20thermidor. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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