Definition of plat du jour in English:

plat du jour

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Pronunciation: /ˌpla d(j)uː ˈʒʊə
, pla dy ʒuʀ/

noun (plural plats du jour pronunc. same)

A dish specially prepared by a restaurant on a particular day, in addition to the usual menu: plat du jour—fresh wild salmon, new potatoes, and peas
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  • There was no menu, just the plat du jour then as much fruit, desert and cheese as you wanted.
  • Whether the meal is called the daily special or the plat du jour, one thing is consistent: The serving.
  • He has imported his famous recipe for pork belly and lentils as a plat du jour, only this version is garnished with frizzled leeks and two curled shavings of black truffle.


French, literally 'dish of the day'.

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