Definition of nacho
: a tortilla chip topped with melted cheese and often additional savory toppings (such as hot peppers or refried beans)
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Pink Pony serves up some great bar grub including sandwiches and some great appetizer items but may most famous for its loaded nacho plate.
Go swimming, eat tater-tot nachos and catch a home-run ball where South Beach meets Little Havana.
Apps include veggie tray, pickle chips, nachos, fries and pretzel.
Both sides have suffered painful losses: the closure of Carnitas Michoacan #3, a 33-year-old eatery beloved for its nachos, the shuttering of PSSST, one of the Anderson Street galleries.
Both were taken by still-life photographers Peden + Munk; except one was captured on a Nikon (the pizza) and the other on an iPhone (the nachos).
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Origin and Etymology of nacho
American Spanish, perhaps from Spanish nacho flat-nosed
First Known Use: 1948See Words from the same year
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