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Where can I get Chopped Liver in Detroit?

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

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

    1. 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).

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

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        1. re: MsMel608

          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. 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. 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. 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?


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              1. re: nsxtasy

                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. 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.

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