Definitions

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  • n. An Austrian dish of beef boiled in broth with root vegetables and spices.

Etymologies

German Tafelspitz, literally "tip (of meat) for the table". (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • On my first visit the highlight was a trip to Plachutta, a lively and crowded restaurant whose specialty is the series of traditional Viennese dishes and accompaniments based around boiled beef, or ‘tafelspitz’.

    Veal Island

  • But tafelspitz, flatiron beef that was boiled and served in an oxtail consommé, was dispiritingly bland, not helped at all by its apple, horseradish and spinach condiments.

    NYT > Home Page

  • He added that the schweinshaxe (pork knuckles), as well as their tafelspitz (boiled fillet of beef) are must haves.

    TODAYonline

  • A large mug of beer is the drink of choice here, while tafelspitz and Wiener schnitzel are reasonably priced.

    xml's Blinklist.com

  • World-class chef Reinhard Gerer serves excellent modern Viennese haute cuisine, stressing fresh, light dishes as well as more trad treats like tafelspitz and rack of lamb.

    xml's Blinklist.com

  • : This enduring restaurant is home to two of the most famous Viennese dishes: Franz Josef's favorite tafelspitz (boiled beef in an apple-and-horseradish sauce with fried potatoes), and the

    xml's Blinklist.com

  • Another Vienna specialty is tafelspitz, boiled beef, and a dish normally served on festive occasions such as Christmas: eine gute fettguns, or roast goose.

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