the toast of (the town)

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the toast of (the town)

Someone who is especially well-liked, regarded, or admired in a certain place. The young entrepreneur's new tech innovation has made him the toast of the town in Silicon Valley. I hope you enjoy being the toast of London now, because such fame is always fleeting.
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They were the toast of the town and the world--through the pages of Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, Holiday, and Le Figaro--was acquainted with Filipino flair and craftsmanship, and the intricacies of jusi, piAaAaAeA~a, and lepant
95, Dualit The toast of the town, this heavy duty Dualit guarantees evenly browned toast, and with interchangeable designer panel packs, such as blue dragonflies and flora, every slice has extra wow factor (dualit.
No one would shell out that same amount once IC is no longer the toast of the town.
Announcing the results yesterday after a week of blind taste tests of 16,000 wines, judges said the Malbec was the toast of the town for quality and value for money.
A MARSKE school was the toast of the town this week after graduating from a nationwide rugby programme.
FORMER barman Jordan Hugill was the toast of the town for ending 37 years of derby hurt.
A MUSEUM worker is the toast of the town after picking up a national award.
A PUB known as the Bevy is toast of the town after locals put up PS200,000 to save it.
One thing leads to another and she is photographed with Manhattan fashionistas at a gala event, and as a new persona, Liz becomes the toast of the town, blogging about fashion and making appearances in vintage couture, thanks to a secretive grandmother who happens to own a closet full of classic collector clothing that her designer friend updates with a modern flare.
After beating Arsenal 1-0 to lift the FA Cup in a nal played in front of King George V, Liberal leader David Lloyd George, then Chancellor Winston Churchill and 93,000 fans, the Bluebirds were the toast of the town.
The International Wine Challenge voted Marks & Spencer the toast of the town for its own-brand bubbles, and have awarded them four Silver medals for stellar sparklers like Charles Orban Blanc de Noirs NV, France (PS30, Marks & Spencer).
And he was the toast of the town again when locals cashed in at the bookies after he romped to victory on 66-1 outsider Auroras Encore on his Grand National debut on April 6.
The famous Niarchos family colours have adorned the big events over the years and the debut success of home-bred Sea Meets Sky brought her Ribblesdale entry into sharp focus after she ran down Toast Of The Town from a hopeless position off the home bend.
For a premium ticket price, you can sit in the cabaret setting and imagine you're at a Manhattan club in the 1930s, when Hart was the toast of the town.
Oak Beverages of Biauvelt, NY: recently showcased the beers of one of its distinctive breweries Unibroue of Chambly: Quebec, Canada, at New York City's premier annual wine event, Toast of the Town.