a la mode
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See also: à la mode
from the French words for "in the style". The US sense was coined by polyglot restaurant owner John Gieriet in Minnesota in the 1800s though later attributed to Berry Hall and Charles Watson Townsend.
- Fashionable; in the current style or fashion.
- (US) Served with ice cream.
- Pie a la mode usually means with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top, but other flavors work too.