American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A thick creamy potato soup flavored with leeks and onions, usually served cold.
- n. a creamy potato soup flavored with leeks and onions; usually served cold
- French (Wiktionary)
- French, from feminine of vichyssois, of Vichy. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“A minor gripe, admittedly, but I've noticed, too, that the menu in any Italian full-service restaurant always spells the word 'vichyssoise' correctly.”
“Choose bistro staples such as vichyssoise, steak frites and croque-monsieur; Blue Door greatest hits including taro root mousse ravioli and '' crabavocat '' salad (blue crab and guacamole) plus gussied-up munchies such as Kobe beef sliders with crispy pancetta and a hot-pressed duck confit medianoche.”
“Start with vichyssoise, quiche lorraine or corn salad with palm heart, pineapple and black olives all $9 before moving on to dessert of éclairs or tarts.”
“A chilled vichyssoise is always a potential triumph under virtually any conditions.”
“Asparagus Vichyssoise Asparagus gives this vichyssoise a bright green color.”
“Asparagus gives this vichyssoise a bright green color—but if you can't find good asparagus, watercress proves a peppery substitution, carrots a sweeter one.”
“Options change daily but can include the creamy cold vichyssoise for a first course, seafood linguini for a main and crème caramel for dessert.”
“My tomato soup was not supposed to be vichyssoise but the altitude and the minus 18 degree temperature made it seem as if I'd ask for it on the rocks.”
“The Modern offers two very different experiences: the hopping, hangar-size Bar Room and the far more intimate, fine-cuisine Dining Room, where surprises are in store both high (a spoon-size sphere of vichyssoise) and low (porcini-and-rosemary-enhanced popcorn).”
“At this point you may be wondering why a school system would hire a speech therapist with an accent thick as vichyssoise.”
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