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Old 03-28-2006, 01:18 PM   #11
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Here might be an interesting topic.

One day I was making a much requested passed down family recipe for "City Chicken". While making it I realized something....... You can't get this meal in any grocery store (anymore), and aside from a couple polish restaurants in Hamtramick, Michigan this ever so requested comfort food meal isnt availble in any restaurant. (I'm hundreds of miles from Hamtramick, MI)

Does anyone else know of any other "meals" OR "foods" that fall in this same category OR have become extinct like City Chicken ????
Great topic, vanwingen! Never having heard of City Chicken, I did some poking around. The results I found was it is not chicken. During the depression when chicken was too expensive, the dish was made with pork and shaped in the form of chicken drumsticks or on skewers?

There was a great Polish restaurant in the East Village in NYC I miss, growing up in the Big Apple. A restaurant that served several different stuffed pierogies, and a great breakfast menu. I miss a little restaurant chain? called Chock Full o' Nuts - cream cheese on date nut bread, a cup o coffee and a brownie. Sandwiches were very thin - almost like tea sandwiches, but bigger.

I remember? a place called Tad's Steak House ? growing up. Great steak and all the fixin's. The food at the Horn & Hardhart Automat (sp?) in NYC. Sure there are others. Will have to go back in my memory bank.
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Old 03-28-2006, 02:10 PM   #12
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The only places I know that still serve meatloaf are Cracker Barrel and Boston Market.
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The only places I know that still serve meatloaf are Cracker Barrel and Boston Market.
We do Meatloaf every Tuesday night during the cold season where I work.
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Old 03-28-2006, 02:14 PM   #14
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Meatloaf has made a big comeback recently. I know a number of places that now serve it. I have never had it in a restaurant though. To me if just seems like something that should be done at home.
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Old 03-28-2006, 02:46 PM   #15
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Bravo, Erik. Meatloaf is one of the classic comfort foods, in my book.

geebs, the CB and BM versions aren't too bad, but I think you are right in that it's best made at home.
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Old 03-28-2006, 03:21 PM   #16
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We do Meatloaf every Tuesday night during the cold season where I work.
Roy's also serves a meatloaf on their menu.
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Old 03-28-2006, 03:24 PM   #17
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Roy's also serves a meatloaf on their menu.
Wouldn't it be less messy if they served it on their plates?
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Wouldn't it be less messy if they served it on their plates?
Erik's statement is actually worse then mine...especially if you were take the singer and not the dish into context.
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Old 03-28-2006, 03:27 PM   #19
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no chicken and dumplings,at least none i have ever seen...
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