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soulslinger Feb 1, 2008 01:39 PM

Has anyone tried this place out at NorthPark? This is the famous place the "Soup Nazi" on Seinfeld was modeled after. I just found that they have soups...could add this to the post for best soup in Dallas. I have read that they still retain the NYC pricing for their soups. Could anyone vouch for the greatness of their soups?

http://originalsoupman.com/

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    JohnnyVegas Feb 2, 2008 04:59 PM

    Wow! Thanks for the head's up - whiil check it out. Only two soups in Big D I will jump for: Lobster Bisque @ Texas de Brazil (Pick One!) and the Tomato/Basil Bisque @ Cafe Greek on 635/LBK@Preston - MAN is it good!
    Vegas

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      Epicurious Esquire Feb 2, 2008 12:54 PM

      If you're looking for good soup, go to King Noodle or First Chinese BBQ, both of which are at the intersection of Main and Greenville.

      Yum.

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        soulslinger Feb 4, 2008 07:22 AM

        EE,

        Have seen your posts in the Asian Noodle soups about this place....last time I made the haul to Richardson, I was going to stop in....cash only though!! Had to go to Afrah instead.

      2. speyerer Feb 2, 2008 11:19 AM

        Outrageous, absolutely ridiculous prices for supermarket soup. Sounds like a winning combination.

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          JohnnyVegas Feb 2, 2008 05:00 PM

          Amen! With all the pretense swimming around Dallas, they will probably hit it big like Campsi's and their dreck!
          Vegas

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            dalaimama Feb 4, 2008 03:35 PM

            Campisi's has been here for a good 60+ years, so that's not at all a good comparison. Sure, Campisi's has stayed the same and the rest of the world has caught up and passed it by, but I find it very strange that you are trying to compare a business that has been in Dallas since the 1940s to a business that has been here a few months. It's fine not to like Campisi's; it's not my favorite Italian either, but it's not soup, and it's never been bad - just not gourmet. It doesn't apply to this thread.

        2. Webra1 Feb 1, 2008 05:14 PM

          I've tried the chicken gumbo and shrimp bisque. Thought it was on par with the refrigerated soups you can get in the supermarket.

          It's fine if you're craving a hot soup at the mall, but I wouldn't make it a destination.

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            roro1831 Feb 1, 2008 05:30 PM

            He just opened a location here in Hoboken and I was not impressed at all, and the prices were absolutely ridiculous. They don't have the prices posted and then hit you with quite a case of sticker shock. I'd rather make my own.

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              foodie06 Feb 2, 2008 03:39 AM

              Soup was good but not amazing. Price was outrageous. I'd rather go have lunch at La Duni or Luna de Noche.

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                kindofabigdeal Feb 2, 2008 01:37 PM

                somebody expound! how much are we talking? 5 bucks... 8 bucks... more???

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                  Webra1 Feb 2, 2008 03:26 PM

                  I don't remember what I paid, but it did come with bread, fruit and a miniature Mr. Goodbar.

                  I have seen packages of his soups at the Albertsons on McKinney Ave for around 9 bucks for what looks like a serving for two.

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