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2008-09-15 00:00:14

By William Loeffler Diners at McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurant don't have to ask which fish on the menu is freshest. The Fresh List, revised twice every 24 hours, is printed above the list of entrees. This list of new arrivals represents the freshest seasonal offerings at the Downtown restaurant; customers who are deadlocked between two seafood entrees might use the list as a tie-breaker. It's the job of executive chef Christian Mayrhofer to revise the list, based on...


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toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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