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Relating to or specializing in nouvelle cuisine.‘nouvelle bistros’
- ‘While heading up the kitchen, his nouvelle French style received rave reviews from Mobile and was deemed ‘the best restaurant in Boston’ by the Zagat Survey.’
- ‘The Med/fusion cuisine was delicious, if erring on the side of nouvelle (over-elaborate, compact portions).’
- ‘There was nothing haute or nouvelle about the partridge dish.’
- ‘Just like the Mantuan character, in fact: a complex sauce, long in the making, with nothing remotely nouvelle about it.’
- ‘The menu includes ‘a little bit of everything’ (think nouvelle European), while pints start at around £2.20.’
- ‘In Portugal, sardines are consumed by the bundle, and Villa's escabèche has a cool, melting quality, and the fish are barely visible under a nouvelle thatch of hydroponic roughage.’
- ‘The Maison de Ville is also home to one of New Orleans' finest restaurants, The Bistro, which features nouvelle French Creole cuisine.’
- ‘They were dressed in traditional black and white pinafores, with perky white hats, like something from a previous age, but the cuisine was nouvelle in comparison.’
- ‘Yet many people love Poulenc precisely because of the piquancy and wit with which he re-interprets the music of previous generations - ancienne cuisine with a nouvelle twist.’
- ‘The book traces traditional and nouvelle African American cooking from relatives and friends.’
- ‘My favorite of the nouvelle treats on the menu was a puff of lemon confit resting on a pedestal of grapefruit, although in the end I gravitated to the dessert cart, too.’
- ‘La Caravelle may have a fancy nouvelle menu, but at this venerable institution, you really ought to study the classics.’
- ‘Although there were some Asian dishes available, the cuisine is primarily western and presented in the nouvelle style.’
- ‘It would be diminishing to categorize Floyd Cardoz's deliciously clean Goan-spiced Maine crab cake or his exquisite, indulgent pairing of Hudson Valley seared foie gras with a black-pepper, anise, and pear compote as nouvelle Delhi.’
- ‘The menu has little that could be called nouvelle but instead offers comforting renditions of dishes that El Cholo helped make classic: enchiladas Suizas, fajitas, green corn tamales.’
- ‘Chef Gutenbrunner's goulash tasted a little tough, and some of his appetizers (the smoked-trout-and-eel salad, for example) veered off, as Mr. Austria put it, ‘into nouvelle froufrou land.’’
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