osso buco

noun
os·​so bu·​co | \ˌō-sō-ˈbü-(ˌ)kō, ˌȯ-sō-\
variants: or less commonly osso bucco

Definition of osso buco 

: a dish of veal shanks braised with vegetables, white wine, and seasoned stock

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In Miami, developers are betting that $22 truffle pasta purses and lamb osso buco can give them an edge in a glutted luxury-condo market. Amy Gamerman, WSJ, "Want to Eat Here? First Buy a Multimillion-Dollar Condo," 13 Sep. 2018 Serve the osso buco in shallow bowls sprinkled with some of the gremolata. Tyler Florence, House Beautiful, "Tyler Florence's Recipe for California Osso Buco with Kumquat-Cranberry Gremolata," 6 Jan. 2011 Guests in its 12 tents will dine on campfire dishes like jalapeño and Cheddar grits and wild boar osso buco (from $400). Elaine Glusac, New York Times, "Glamping Slips Into the Mainstream," 15 June 2018 Also left out are the Italian chefs whose dishes from the southern end of the peninsula were about to be downgraded in favor of risotto, osso buco and other northern specialties. New York Times, "How American Chefs in the 1970s and ’80s Created a Revolution," 30 May 2018 Monkfish osso buco is an adaptation from another Italian classic, while his cousin Jesse McNally, who also cooks at The Daily Catch, came up with a monkfish saltimbocca. Rachel Ellner, BostonGlobe.com, "Marsala brings out the beauty in monkfish," 14 May 2018 This multitasking restaurant also serves weekday lunch specials and boozy Saturday waffle brunches, but come for dinner when the kitchen sends out rustic Italian dishes, like garlicky snails, spaghetti vongole, and osso buco. Ingrid K. Williams, New York Times, "36 Hours in Gothenburg, Sweden," 10 May 2018 Braised short ribs, lamb shank and osso buco are slow-cooked meats that retain their moisture very well. As Told To Perry Garfinkel, New York Times, "Catering to Fliers’ Tastes at 30,000 Feet," 6 Apr. 2018 Manfredi's is an Italian restaurant with a good-sized and sophisticated menu with Italian classics such as caprese salad, osso buco, fettuccine carbonara and its signature Bistecca Fiorentina, as well as more creative takes. Marjie Lambert, chicagotribune.com, "Viking joins Miami's fleet of ocean-going cruise ships," 20 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of osso buco

1908, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for osso buco

Italian ossobuco veal shank, literally, pierced bone

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