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Stan The Caddy

PostPosted: November 12, 2002 3:49 PM 

I watched the Soup Nazi episode on television last night. This episode probably ranks as one of the most popular episodes for Seinfeld viewers. Most people, however, do not realize that the character is based on the owner-operator of a real soup stand in New York city. Soup Kitchen International is so popular that people often line up for as much as 45 minutes for soup. But after eh episode aired, this soup chef was not pleased with additional publicity. For one, he was busy enough already. But he most angry at the use of the term 'Nazi' in reference to character on the show. Jerry Seinfeld even went down to the soup stand to personally apologize, and received an earful in the process. I tried to get some soup when a was in New York. The first time, the stand was closed, with a sign saying that he had gone to Argentina for the winter. The second time, in April, it was open and I had a medium Seafood Bisque, and it was fantastic. Unlike George, I did get bread, and even fruit and a cookie! But you must follow the rules: the lineups are long, and the rules are there to ensure that the line moves as fast as possible. Those delaying the line will get NO SOUP!

Aaron Fisher

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PostPosted: December 30, 2003 2:10 PM 

I went to that soup Nazi website you put up...It looks like it's fake...that picture on the home page looks like those logos were copied and pasted on that overhang thing....a little fishy.....


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PostPosted: January 20, 2004 8:39 AM 

That certainly is the real place.
The website pics look a little fishy because they were probably doctored to make it a little clearer. I have been there--it was summer and it was closed--but you can see everything just like in that picture. I think I even have picture of me in front of it.


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PostPosted: January 20, 2004 10:22 AM 


bill k

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PostPosted: January 20, 2004 6:27 PM 

yea i have been to that place too, its really good! i had the gumbo. shoulda had the bisque!!

mary, mary

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PostPosted: February 21, 2004 9:13 AM 

Anyone, what is 'mulletcatoney' (sp.?)soup....please?

Stan The Caddy

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PostPosted: February 25, 2004 6:19 PM 

It's an Indian soup.


Stop it, you're making me hungry!

Anders Husa

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PostPosted: April 24, 2004 7:30 AM 

So where is this real soup nazi located?

Bob Sakamano

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PostPosted: July 4, 2004 3:41 PM 


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PostPosted: April 9, 2005 9:20 PM 

fact-minded sciences make merely fact-minded and angry wives when cell phone batteries die

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PostPosted: April 9, 2005 10:34 PM 

Opinion is ultimately determined by the feelings

Bob Sakamano

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PostPosted: May 1, 2005 4:01 PM 

He's located in NYC

Joe Fuentes

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PostPosted: July 23, 2005 1:58 AM 

The text was good, but i stil cant find the play ipdates. looking for it dude.


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PostPosted: October 29, 2006 12:14 AM 

one of those soup places opened near me (in princeton, nj) within the past year or so

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