Definition of torchon
: a coarse bobbin or machine-made lace made with fan-shaped designs forming a scalloped edge
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République Chef Walter Manzke and his wife, Marguerite, serve everything from dry-aged steak frites to foie gras torchon at this gorgeous all-day California brasserie on La Brea.
Bleu Bohème: Foie gras au torchonThe ever-popular French delicacy of Burgundy snails (escargot) comes served in a cassoulet with Mexican shrimp and creamy chicken oysters.
The dishes are designed as interludes between sips: creamy torchons of ankimo (monkfish liver); beef tongue thick enough to wage war with the teeth.
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