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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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 French Meadow Bakery & Cafe—serves up chipotle goat cheese quesadillas and bison short ribs along with scones and mini cheesecakes. Barbara Peterson, Condé Nast Traveler, "The Best Airports in the U.S.: 2018 Readers' Choice Awards," 9 Oct. 2018 Choose from selections like the LGO reserve short rib tacos ($19), green chile burger ($15) and roasted jidori chicken with market vegetables or colcannon potato ($25). Georgann Yara, azcentral, "Happy birthday, America! 35 restaurants celebrating with Fourth of July food, drink deals," 29 June 2018 For example this week’s Taco Tuesday menu included new options like short rib tacos and pork belly with cashew molé tacos. Pam Kragen,, "608 chef crosses street for Mission Ave's kitchen," 15 Mar. 2018 The signature pasta brought homemade pappardelle in a hearty short rib-mushroom ragù. Craig Laban,, "Jersey Shore restaurants offer tasty food options from Cape May to LBI," 29 June 2018 The restaurant's signature City Works burger is made with a short rib-brisket blend and topped with aged cheddar, lettuce, pickle and tomato on a brioche bun. Marc Bona,, "City Works beer-bar-restaurant to open in Orange Village," 2 Apr. 2018 One of her pasta courses features rustic short rib sugo, refined with the knife technique of cutting the meat and vegetable in precise cubes. Michael Bauer, San Francisco Chronicle, "Chef Suzette Gresham bridges classic to contemporary at Acquerello as it nears 30," 21 Mar. 2018 The buffet includes made-to-order omelets, a selection of entrees such as Nutella French toast and braised short rib, plus seafood, seasonal salads and assorted cheeses and charcuterie. Samantha Nelson, RedEye Chicago, "11 Chicago restaurants offering great brunch buffets," 13 July 2018

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First Known Use of short ribs

1611, in the meaning defined above

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