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Charred onion pho dip with tendon puffs could rule any Super Bowl spread, while the truffled toad-in-a-hole resembles an amplified riff on the croque madame.
Had a great time working on Natasha Leggero and Riki Lindhome’s show, Another Period, as a madame at a brothel teaching Michael Ian Black how to masturbate.
The a la carte selections include buckwheat crepes ($12-$16) and a croque madame ($16).
Dishes include escargot, croque madame, bouillabaisse, cod brandade, duck a l’orange, lamb and steak.
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Origin and Etymology of madame
French, from Old French ma dame
First Known Use: circa 1674See Words from the same year
MADAME Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of madame for English Language Learners
—used like Mrs . as a title for a married Frenchwoman
MADAME Defined for Kids
Definition of madame for Students
—used as a title that means Mrs. for a married woman who is not of an English-speaking nationality
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