delicatessen delicatessen  /ˌdɛ lɪ kə ˈtɛ sən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) ready-to-eat food products
  2. (n) a shop selling ready-to-eat food products

Usage(s):

  1. Half as many kosher delicatessen stores were worried about their spicy provender; householders in The Bronx, Manhattan, Queens and Brooklyn chirped excitedly.
  2. His salami comes from the famed Katz's delicatessen.
  3. Panhandling, she dined for $7 a day on juice, a quart of milk, a pint of ice cream and a chicken cutlet from the corner delicatessen.

News

  1. DC Brau and DGS Delicatessen Collaborate on a New Brew

    DC Brau is on a roll with its restaurant collaborations. The brewery teamed up with The Red Hen on a barrel-aged brew released last week. Next comes The Golden Calf, a collaboration with DGS Delicatessen .
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Washington City Paper

  2. This week's couple: Long weight

    Usually a date in which weight loss is discussed and traffic jams happen, the possibility of seeing each other again is not great. When Tony and Lindsay, both 28, met up for weekend brunch at the trendy SoHo spot Delicatessen, both of these things took place. Surprisingly, talking about shedding...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: New York Post

  3. Shapiro's to close Carmel location

    Shapiro's Delicatessen announced Wednesday that it will close the 12-year-old Carmel location on Monday June 17.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WRTV Indianapolis

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Quotes

  1. "It's open from 11 (am) to 2 (pm); absolute lunch delicatessen," Kinnear said. "He bakes his own bread, so I'll be going there (today) at about 11:01."
    on May 21, 2008 By: Dominic Kinnear Source: Houston Chronicle

  2. Although Wilson thanked her that year when he won the Tony, behind the scenes, Hays says, they were speaking "only through our attorneys. He likened me to a delicatessen owner slicing his words the way you'd slice salami."
    on May 11, 2008 By: Carole Shorenstein Hays Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  3. "The short takes place in a delicatessen where not a great deal happens," says Block.
    on May 15, 2007 By: Lawrence Block Source: Variety

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