Origin of menu
Examples from the Web for menu
Contemporary Examples of menu
The head banquet man at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in New York City started serving the concoction as a menu staple in 1938.History's Craziest Hangover Cures
December 30, 2014
Still, when I saw the menu of latkes the different vendors offered, I was a bit taken aback.I Ate Potato Pancakes Til I Plotzed
December 17, 2014
After the show, Executive Chef Michael Franey explained the process by which the theater selects its menu.Dinner at Nitehawk Cinema: ‘Christmas Vacation’ and a Beer in a Pear Tree
December 12, 2014
By the time Prohibition was on the menu, we were very much an “alcoholic Republic.”The Booze That Saved America
November 8, 2014
Three times a day, she would navigate the options without any idea what was on the menu that day.TEDx Talks Have a Disability Problem—but This Incredible Young Woman Is Working to Change That
November 5, 2014
Historical Examples of menu
The menu made her suspicious of the food because it was written in French.The Foolish Lovers
St. John G. Ervine
After that Henriette and Sandoz, who were in consternation, witnessed the rout of their menu.
Henriette took especial care in preparing the menu for that Thursday dinner.
At sundown work stops and supper is eaten, the menu being as at breakfast.The Negro Farmer
They rested with particular pleasure on the menu card which stood in front of him.The Island Mystery
George A. Birmingham
Word Origin for menu
1837, from French menu de repas "list of what is served at a meal," from Middle French menu (adj.) "small, detailed" (11c.), from Latin minutus "small," literally "made smaller," past participle of minuere "to diminish," from root of minus "to diminish" (see minus). Computer usage is from 1967, from expanded sense of "any detailed list," first attested 1889.