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Where can I get Chopped Liver in Detroit?

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MsMel608 Dec 18, 2006 07:56 PM

I'm looking for chopped liver. can't find any. Prefer full-flavored.

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    jaydough RE: MsMel608 Dec 18, 2006 08:01 PM

    try R. Hirt Jr in eastern market, i know that they have good liverwurst at least

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      tex888 RE: MsMel608 Dec 20, 2006 02:00 AM

      Zingermans has chopped liver which they put on some of their sandwiches (Who's Greenberg Anyway). Good flavor, with bits of chopped onion inside (you decide if that part is to your liking).

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        MsMel608 RE: MsMel608 Dec 20, 2006 09:48 PM

        tex888, is Zingerman's in Detroit or Ann Arbor? (What is the reference to Greenberg?)

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          Jim M RE: MsMel608 Dec 20, 2006 10:20 PM

          One of their sandwiches is called "Who's Greenberg Anyway?" Good food, but a little cutesy. I agree that they have good chopped liver, but I can't remember whether it's sold separately (many of their sandwich fixings are). Zingerman's is in Ann Arbor, on Detroit St. between Fifth Ave. and Division St. (which are parallel--only in Ann Arbor!). Number: (734) 663-DELI.

        2. hreisig RE: MsMel608 Dec 21, 2006 07:53 PM

          Zingermans is in Ann Arbor. Great place, if a little expensive, but they have the best quality ingredients anywhere. If you are anywhere near there, just go and order anything. It'll be great.
          For Detroit, the best deli is Star Deli on 12 mile and Northwestern (if they're still around, I've been in Ny for a few years). Just carry-out, but great quality corned beef, pastrami, liver, etc.
          If you wanted to sit down, Stage Deli on Orchard lake is really good, and their chopped liver is excellent. Very old-school jewish upscale atmosphere too.

          1. dearborn barkis RE: MsMel608 Dec 21, 2006 08:35 PM

            The Star Deli is at 24555 W 12 Mile Rd in Southfield (248) 352-7377 at the SW corner of 12-Mile and Telegraph next to Starbuck's. Definitely the best Jewish deli I've been to (including Zingerman's). Never tried the chopped liver though.

            1. nsxtasy RE: MsMel608 Dec 22, 2006 12:24 AM

              I don't live in Detroit. (I live in Chicago.)

              Quite a few years ago - at least 12, and maybe 15 or more - I made several trips to the Detroit area, and ate several times at a deli called Deli Unique, on Orchard Lake Road in West Bloomfield. Everything I had was outstanding, and their Jewish rye bread was so good, I bought several loaves to take home every time I went. At the time, I thought it was the best Jewish deli I had ever found in the Midwest, better than anything in Chicago and comparable to the best delis in the New York City area.

              It appears from the website of the Matt Prentice Restaurant Group (at http://www.mattprenticerg.com/urc/del... ) that Deli Unique is still in the same location as well as in a second location in Bloomfield Hills. Can anyone tell me how good it is these days?

              TIA...

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                cheri RE: nsxtasy Dec 22, 2006 06:35 AM

                Yes I have been to the various Deli Unique locations and they are very very good, however, I still think Star Deli is THE BEST. Both places also make great sour-cream coffee cakes.

              2. cheri RE: MsMel608 Dec 22, 2006 06:33 AM

                The BEST Jewish deli in the whole Detroit and Detroit metro area is STAR DELI (that others have mentioned above) on 12 Mile just west of Telegraph. I have been to every deli in the area for years, including Zingerman's in Ann Arbor, and Star is the best. Best corned beef I have ever had ANYWHERE (including places out of state), etc. I don't eat chopped liver so haven't tried that BUT everyone knows that Star is the best for any deli type of foods.

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                  cherie RE: MsMel608 Dec 22, 2006 03:35 PM

                  Vineyard's Deli (and Blooms) on Northwestern Highway.

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