sun·​choke | \ ˈsən-ˌchōk How to pronounce sunchoke (audio) \

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The first course, presented on a round pottery disk, was a Lilliputian rectangle of marshmallow capped with lemon gelee; a dime-size sunchoke tartlet; and a ham and cheese gougere. Michael Bauer, San Francisco Chronicle, "Why the restaurant Coi won’t be on this year’s Top 100 Restaurants list," 17 Apr. 2018 Heirloom’s kitchen delivered a perfect duck breast with earthy sunchokes and sweet onions. Craig Laban,, "Craig LaBan's first bite of the Delaware beaches | A dining guide," 15 June 2018 Now's the time to go, while flourishes of spring produce—asparagus, green garlic, English peas—still bump against sunchokes, turnips, and parsnips on the menu. Brad Rickman, Condé Nast Traveler, "What to Do in Charleston in June 2018," 31 May 2018 Try the artichoke and sunchoke crostino with ricotta and truffle ($4 per piece) and the gnocchetti con pesto with pinenuts and basil ($15). Audrey Gorden, RedEye Chicago, "A guide to eating 2017 James Beard Award-winning food in Chicago," 24 June 2017 Try the duck confit with pan roasted radishes, sunchoke puree, rhubarb, watercress, spring onions and sunflower seeds ($32). Audrey Gorden, RedEye Chicago, "Party like a Parisian on Bastille Day with French food, cinema and activities," 11 July 2017 It’s all based on the genome of the family of sunchokes. Nancy Miller, The Courier-Journal, "Decca is nothing if not thoughtful, progressive and delicious. Inside this chef's mind," 1 May 2018 Shared plates and appetizers include roasted cauliflower with pine nut and garlic emulsion; mushroom croquettes with truffle aioli; sea scallops with sunchoke purée and ossetra caviar; and beef carpaccio with tomato, Parmesan and white truffle oil. Greg Morago, Houston Chronicle, "Chic Fig & Olive restaurant opens in Galleria," 12 Mar. 2018 Appetizers might include peanut Ritz Crackers with foie gras, king crab with leeks and grapefruit, and slow-roasted sunchokes with pumpkin seed oil and apple. Florence Fabricant, New York Times, "Gem, From 19-Year-Old Chef Flynn McGarry, Opens in the Lower East Side," 13 Feb. 2018

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1955, in the meaning defined above

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