filet mignon

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n filet mignon small steak cut from the thick end of a beef tenderloin
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Usage

In literature:

Her heart sank as lead, and a tear fell upon her filet mignon.
"The Voice of the City" by O. Henry
He was dining on filet mignon, dry toast and apollinaris.
"The Trimmed Lamp" by O. Henry
Filets Mignons a la Provencale.
"The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887)" by Mrs. F.L. Gillette
The more gifted viewers back on Earth might even envision filets mignon.
"Operation: Outer Space" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
Filets Mignons, Sauce Bearnaise.
"The Century Cook Book" by Mary Ronald
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In news:

Then, filet mignon or coconut shrimp.
4 filets mignons, each about 6 ounces.
Available in four varieties — beef, grilled chicken, filet mignon and porterhouse steak — the new line provides dogs with the taste of Cesar that they know and love.
It also features chicken-fried filet mignon and Maryland crab cakes for dinner.
Cook's Note: This recipe can be made with cubed filet mignon, or dairy-friendly vegetarian style.
The 130-degree filet mignon with crispy new potatoes, balsamic glazed sweet onions, and horseradish crème fraîche.
Meghan Kotowski The restaurant serves, from bottom left clockwise, shrimp pho (Vietnamese beef noodle soup), "shaken" filet mignon with white rice and vegetables, spring rolls and shrimp fried rice.
Instead of nudging you to try the Château Lafite with your filet mignon, one may recommend a low-mineral water or a fragrant sake.
The Cahors, Chateau de Cedre, Sud-Ouest, France, 2007 is recommended for the filet mignon.
The six-ounce filet mignon ($16.80) is one of the best we found on our steak hunt (yes, including the big-deal steakhouses), and the restaurant's signature prime rib ($19.90) is a slab to happily reckon with.
From the classic, palm-sized filet mignon to the grandaddy 22-ounce bone-in Cowboy Cut ribeye, Chandlers is boss when it comes to steak .
He examined the raw steaks carefully and selected a filet mignon that seemed especially tender and juicy.
They dine on lobster that sells for $80 and up and filet mignon at $29 a pop, and swig fine wine that goes for as much as $400.
A heap of raw filet mignon, a pile of dressed greens, a haystack of pommes frites.
The cuisine is pan-Asian and highlights include seafood dumplings, calamari, pad thai, and filet mignon.
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