potato pancake

noun

Definition of potato pancake 

: a fried flat cake of grated potato mixed with raw egg and usually grated onion and spices

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Traditional foods being served include chopped liver matzo ball soup, beef brisket with gravy, potato pancakes and flourless chocolate cake. Audrey Gorden, RedEye Chicago, "Ring in the Jewish New Year with these Rosh Hashana specials," 18 Sep. 2017 So are the potato pancakes, a bit thick but in a traditional batter and appealingly crisp-edged. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "International flavors, down at the corner bar, are an American experience," 3 July 2018 On a recent Wednesday afternoon, Broadway Deli was packed with diners digging into thick pastrami sandwiches, warm matzo ball soup and golden latkes — potato pancakes served with sour cream or applesauce. Sarah Gish, kansascity, "Pastrami time: 5 things to know about Broadway Deli's ‘mostly Jewish’ specialties," 8 June 2018 That includes Latkepalooza — an annual celebration of all things potato pancake — an event the organization is moving away from. Nick Vadala, Philly.com, "Gershman Y rebrands, will move from building of 95 years," 21 May 2018 The traditional menu includes favorites such as giant Bavarian pretzels, Wienerschnitzel and potato pancakes. Vincent Crampton, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Explore Florida's Seminole County: Tradition plus Gemütlichkeit equal Hollerbach’s success," 6 May 2018 Also at the event will be more than 160 vendors and a food festival, which will include fried dough, Italian ice, bacon inspired dishes, potato pancakes, kettle corn, empanadas, sweet plantains, specialty coffees, and more. Quoron Walker, Courant Community, "Paws In The Park Returns May 5," 2 May 2018 Standouts include: pierogi, potato pancakes and the cutlet mielony (ground port cutlets). Dale Hrabi, WSJ, "An Absurdly Inexpensive European Holiday: The Luxury of Krakow," 29 Mar. 2018 However, there is a German strain with the folks serving up more schnitzels, potato pancakes and other German specialties than the average restaurant. Jane Ford-stewart, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Bier & Burger new Hales Corners restaurant salutes beer barons," 24 Jan. 2018

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1865, in the meaning defined above

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potato pancake

noun

English Language Learners Definition of potato pancake

: a fried, flat cake consisting of potato mixed with egg and usually onion and spices

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