from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Informal A delicatessen.
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- n. A shop that sells cooked or prepared food ready for serving.
- n. Food sold at a delicatessen.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a shop selling ready-to-eat food products
Imagine my embarrassment when I wandered into Albertson's for some lunch yesterday and it dawned on me that "deli" is short for "delicatessen."
I just thought it was funny that a generic deli is jumping on the whole corporate $5 gimmick.
Pizza have a leg up in terms of flavor, but if you just want a quick snack and this deli is convenient to you, it will do the trick.
The company also reducing packaging waste by eliminating the use of wax containers for certain deli items.
My hatred of the generic Midtown deli is no secret to anybody who reads this blog, but what may surprise you is that it has nothing to do with the concept.
This generic Midtown deli is slightly better than other generic Midtown delis [NYC Food Guy]
I have an issue with plain deli meat/white bread sandwiches that are plain and boring.
But my personal choice for default deli is Star Lite on 44th btwn 7th & 8th, where I usually get a chicken caesar wrap or salad.
They are proven carcinogens yet they are still allowed to be put in deli meats, hot dogs, bacon, pepperonis, sausages, etc.
But now I have it. 500 grams is the rough equivalent of a pound, in deli terms.