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Any delis of Zingerman's caliber???


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Any delis of Zingerman's caliber???

David Ozharov | Aug 29, 2001 07:39 AM

When I attended the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, everybody raved about Zingerman's Delicatessan and how it was the closest thing the Midwest had to a real New York deli. Imagine my surprise upon moving to NYC years later unable to find any delis that hold a candle to Zingerman's. Don't get me wrong, the delis here are great if you're looking for standard stuff like corned beef and chopped liver, but Zingerman's had a vast array of vegetarian sandwiches as well. Most of the delis I've encountered here are either Midtown tourist places that try to compensate for their shortcomings with staggering amounts of meat, or neighborhood convenience stores akin to gas station restaurants. I can't believe NYC doesn't have any decent gourmet delis.... Please help!

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