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Dean and Deluca: is anything a good value?

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Everything at this store seems so expensive. Is there anything at all that they sell that you would be glad to buy without feeling like you were just gouged?

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  1. Really depends on the store and the products. Which location are you speaking of and whetther a coffee shop or a full service store.

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    1. re: Delucacheesemonger

      Can't but help asking were you the cheese monger half of D&D?

      I've been so out of touch with what they have been doing because I didn't know there was any other location than the store in Soho.

      1. re: Bkeats

        Was at the Soho store for three years after retiring from real work. Had a great time there. They charged a lot most of the time as their sourcing was impeccable in all departments.

        1. re: Delucacheesemonger

          When was that? I might have bought cheese from you. Always had great stuff there.

          1. re: Bkeats

            End 2006-Spring 2009

    2. Sorry - but you're right. Their prices are OUTRAGEOUS. Hubby & I always get big laughs of astonishment every time their newest catalog arrives in the mail.

      That said, I've sent a lot of their stuff as gifts that have always been well-received. For myself, I stick to sale items.

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      1. re: Bacardi1

        Didn't know they had a catalog. Maybe I'll get one and laugh along with you.

      2. Try Fairway, half the price of D & D.

        1. I'm working on a 12-oz. bag of coffee that is *absolutely* worth the $13 or $14 I paid for it at D&D Soho. It's their Manhattan blend, and it is damn fine.

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          1. re: prolix

            IMO, Zabar's Special Blend at $7.99 for a pound (16 oz.) is not only a great deal but is really good coffee! Go Zabar's!