plat du jour

noun
\ ˌplä-də-ˈzhu̇r How to pronounce plat du jour (audio) , ˌpla- \
plural plats du jour\ ˌplä-​də-​ˈzhu̇r How to pronounce plats du jour (audio) , ˌpla-​ \

Definition of plat du jour

: a dish that is featured by a restaurant on a particular day

Examples of plat du jour in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web So, for this writer, the plat du jour of the Double Concerto is its second movement, the andante. Lauren Warnecke, chicagotribune.com, "CSO review: Tucked among Beethoven celebrations, Muti offers a peek at successors Wagner, Brahms and Schumann," 10 Nov. 2019 There are some unassuming, excellent wine bars in the arches too—ask about the plat du jour and of course the vermouth, at Vermuteria, then move along for a glass of petit manseng and a slice of olive cake with cherry compote at The Drop. Vogue, "Where to Stay and Eat in London’s Renewed King’s Cross Neighborhood," 16 Sep. 2019 Féau, formerly at the Royce and Wally’s Santa Monica, will oversee a selection of French classics and plats du jour, including white-wine-poached mackerel, ahi tuna piperade, hanger steak with shallots, and a Grand Marnier soufflé. Hadley Tomicki, latimes.com, "Jeremy Fox to open Birdie G's this week, Pizzana in WeHo and Leo's Tacos in the SFV," 18 June 2019 Quarterbacks are very much the plat du jour as far this year’s free agency is concerned, with Kirk Cousins clearly the main prize. Dan Cancian, Newsweek, "2018 NFL Free Agency: Top 10 Players Available This Year," 13 Mar. 2018 Aside from the plat du jour, the menu never changed. Don And Petie Kladstrup, Smithsonian, "Does the Classic Paris Meal Still Exist?," 9 Feb. 2017

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First Known Use of plat du jour

1906, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for plat du jour

French, literally, plate of the day

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“Plat du jour.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plat%20du%20jour. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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