serve up

phrasal verb

served up; serving up; serves up
: to give (food) to someone at a meal, in a restaurant, etc.
That little restaurant serves up some of the best Indian food in the city.
sometimes used figuratively
The movie serves up a lot of laughs.

Examples of serve up in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Also, though Polin is kept firmly in the spotlight, new showrunner Jess Brownell and her writers serve up some juicy subplots. Aramide Tinubu, Variety, 16 May 2024 There, Olvera serves up both a taco omakase and a seasonal tasting menu, with Michelin calling out dishes such as scallop ceviche with egg salad and grilled Baja coast rockfish with butternut-squash puree and sherry foam. Tori Latham, Robb Report, 15 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for serve up 

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“Serve up.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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