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Second Avenue Deli Sued by Fat-Loving Chain

Who gives the greatest heart attacks of them all?

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Selections from Heart Attack Grill.(Heart Attack Grill)

Manhattan’s famed, kosher Second Avenue Deli has been sued by some chain called the Heart Attack Grill for stealing its marketing idea of trying to coax customers to buy gluttonous sandwiches with the promise of future cardiac peril, because who doesn’t want that for dinner? (Technically, the suit alleges trademark infringement.) Specifically under fire is Second Avenue Deli’s planned Instant Heart Attack—two latkes and your choice of corned beef, pastrami, turkey, or salami—as well as a Triple Bypass, which, coincidentally (or not), is the name of several of Heart Attack Grill’s burgers—a Single Bypass Burger gets you one patty (with cheese, onion, and tomato), Double Bypass Burger gets you two, and so on up to the Quadruple.

Basically, this is why we’re losing to China.

Deli Sues Over Kosher ‘Heart Attack’ Sandwich [AP/Vos Iz Neias?]

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Dan Klein says:

Wrong, this is why China will never defeat us.

Sy Weiss says:

For all to know.
In 2005 a detailed double blind Study was conducted by an eminent gastronomist Del,
(not related to Deli ) and her husband Dr. Hirsch to find the Very best tasting PASTRAMI,
Within a 50 miles of Fort Lee N.J. Dr Hirsch’s part of this research was to insure that potential
Health problems in no way influenced the main objective of this study, that being only TASTE .

The study concluded in 9/23/10, and was funded by THE PLAZA RESEARCH FUND LL.I -30b

It was determined that the golden knife goes to LEBMAN’s IN RIVERDALE, THE BRONX NY
Sy

Baruch says:

Second the nomination of Leibman’s Deli in Riverdale. Not much for ambience but you do not go to a deli for that. I like the bowl of slaw and pickles they put down before you order- ask for half sour pickles which are plenty sour for my taste. The kishka with gravy is a must for me and my sandwich is usually corned beef and pastami. My wife orders the tongue. My late mother liked the matza ball chicken soup and in her heyday that was one of her specialties so this is quite a compliment. Take your statins and come on down, just not too often. Warning to Orthodox readers- they are Kosher but not glatt, no Mashgiach (Kashruth supervisor) and open on Shabbat. Good shopping on nearby streets for foods with Hechshers and for Judaica(Key Food, prepared foods, bakeries, Judaica store). Visit nearby Wave Hill, a private garden well worth the trip and you have your excuse to visit Riverdale.

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