minestrone minestrone


  • (n) soup made with a variety of vegetables



  1. The dishes here are a combination of traditional Puerto Rican fare and newer, pan-Latin fusion fare like Peruvian minestrone.
  2. The chilis hidden in that heaping plate of pasta with rag have the heat of the day, while a chilled summer minestrone brings a bowlful of cool.
  3. In the Italian restaurants and bars of Manhattan's Fifties, the sound of minestrone was all but lost in the excited conversational buzz.


  • The Needle: Schweitzer v. Schweitzer Edition

    Red Sauced : La Tagliatella, an Italian-style (but Poland-based) chain of pasta restaurants, opened a location in Arlington recently—and Washington Post restaurant critic Tom Sietsema says its eggplant calzone "does a great impression of a mummy," its minestrone seems to only contain peas and croutons, and its decor is "as over-the-top as Liberace ." More zingers follow ! So epic is this rare ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Washington City Paper

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  1. Always keenly attentive to small details, Ms. Orringer writes of how the sewing box owned by Andras's mother holds "a minestrone of buttons" and the nickname of his father, "Lucky Bela," is both cruel joke and backhanded blessing.
    on May 19, 2010 By: Julie Orringer Source: New York Times

  2. "When I was growing up," Ruby told the crowd of more than 1,000 people, "I was under the illusion that our personalities were ready-made - like Campbell's soup - that whether I was minestrone or chicken noodle depended on the recipe put in by...
    on Mar 4, 2008 By: Ruby Wax Source: Scotsman

  3. It's impossible not to recognise the city of which Joyce said in his arrival from Trieste: "You could empty your minestrone right outside the Hauptbahnhof and then eat it up."
    on May 11, 2007 By: James Joyce Source: Independent

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