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Jan 29, 2008 02:55 PM

David's Delicatessen

I stumbled past David's from a Doctor's appointment last week and thought I had a perfect opportunity to get some home-made chicken soup to soothe my antibiotic-required strep throat and flu.

Being the nice girlfriend I am, I thought I would order a pastrami sandwich on rye with swiss cheese for my BF since I was there, as well as a small container of chopped liver (comfort food for the sick!).

I got home and opened my $9.00(!!!) container of chicken soup to discover thin, watery broth, two chunks of cauliflower and one chunk of chicken. One taste of the flavorless broth and into the trash it went.

Needing to eat *something*, I opened the chopped liver only to discover it was completely turned -- you can smell the smell of rotten food immediately and this definitely had that putrid, sharp aroma.

Lastly, the BF opened his sandwich to discover that no only was there no cheese, but that the meat (while piled quite high), was mostly fat.

How does this place stay in business?

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  1. Good question! I hope you called them and complained about the chopped liver being spoiled.

    1 Reply
    1. re: Ruth Lafler

      Ruth, I should have but with strep, didn't have a voice to use for several days... My bad!

    2. Location! Location!! Location!!! You only have to fool a tourist once!

      1. David's has been bad forever...but you only have to learn once.

        2 Replies
        1. re: ML8000

          Yeah, ML.... I'm striking it up to being really sick and wanting instant gratification on the chicken soup-front.

          I ended up walking into a grocery store and buying Campbell's which was infinitely better!