short ribs

plural noun

Definition of short ribs

: a cut of beef consisting of rib ends between the rib roast and the plate — see beef illustration

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Then came the unveiling of his signature burger at Freds at Barneys made with Chinese five spice short rib tossed with fresh scallions. Steff Yotka, Vogue, "Alexander Wang Didn’t Have a NYFW Show—This Is What He Did Instead," 16 Feb. 2019 The menu included Korean stuffed cucumber and beef short rib confit. David Tweed,, "Trump, Kim Voice Optimism Over Path to Peace as Summit Opens," 12 June 2018 According to a copy of the menu, options for the main course included beef short rib confit with red wine sauce orsweet and sour crispy pork and Yangzhou fried rice with a homemade chili sauce. Clare Foran, CNN, "Häagen-Dazs, hotels and Dennis Rodman: Scenes from the US-North Korea summit," 12 June 2018 For example, the Short Rib Hot Dog comes from all-beef short ribs, which are bought locally, then braised and ground here. Dave Eckert, kansascity, "Menu finds: A distillery serving ceviche and a brewery with short rib hot dogs," 5 June 2018 Food, including short ribs, sea bass, and cavatelli was served family style. Elise Taylor, Vogue, "The Young Flocked to the Whitney Art Party for a Night of Warhol," 30 Jan. 2019 Dan talked a bit about his healthy seasonal approach to cooking and his artful riffs on familiar dishes, such as his dreamy date, mozzarella, and radicchio pizza and roasted short ribs. Pilar Guzmán, Condé Nast Traveler, "South Africa’s Other Big Five," 20 Dec. 2018 This drink could serve as appetizer and dessert, and a meal consisting only of short rib sliders and Cube McGees probably would be supremely satisfying. Andy Staples,, "Turnaround Artist Dave Clawson and Wake Forest Are Cooking With Gas Now," 4 June 2018 The Resorts facility will offer not just hot dogs and chicken wings, but short rib empanadas, chipotle quesadillas, and jalapeno cheddar fries. Wayne Parry, The Seattle Times, "DraftKings, Resorts fire latest shot in sport book arms race," 14 Nov. 2018

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1611, in the meaning defined above

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