from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to Piedmont, a region in northwestern Italy, bordering on Switzerland and France. In the modern kingdom of Italy, Piedmont is a compartimento, containing the provinces of Turin, Alessandria, Novara, and Cuneo.
  • By extension, pertaining to any region situated at or near the foot of mountains: as, the Piedmontese districts of Virginia, North Carolina, etc.
  • noun A native or an inhabitant of Piedmont.


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  • Last week the specials included a pork belly with fig and a salty carmel sauce ($4), steak frites with aioli ($12) and a burger made from an 8 oz. piedmontese patty covered in a special sauce and red onions on a brioche bun ($8).


  • From the protein side, my favorite was a few slices of piedmontese strip, served with light whipped potatoes lit up with horseradish.

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  • But i am obsessing much more about the more rustic piedmontese wines at the moment.

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