There are a lot of chichi restaurants claiming to be “farm-to-table” these days.
Their flash and trash made sense in LA—hulking hairdos, blinding bling, chichi couture, froufrou wheels, rococoocoo estates, etc.
: Fifth and 57th is no longer so chi-chi
Something frilly, fancy, precious, and overdecorated: Another bit of chichi that has come to our notice lately is Eleanor Roosevelt's letterhead/ So much chichi. The pretty glass people
[1940+; fr French fr chic]