I’m feeling all crappy — congested, cough that can wake the dead, just plain icky — and all that I wanted tonight was to get out of the apartment and find a place that was serving tomato soup. Turns out that that’s not too easy… tomato soup isn’t a staple on any menus in my neighborhood. What’s so hard about keeping tomato soup on the menu? Am I the only person in New York for whom tomato soup is the ultimate comfort food?


I always try a couple of cans on Campbell’s on hand for emergencies like this


• Posted by: Deb on Nov 13, 2001, 10:42 AM

Restaurants? Nah… you need to check for tomato soup at the quicky-mart-du-jour.

It’s NYC… I can’t imagine that you’d have had to walk far to find a quicky-mart that has some.

Of course, the real question is whether — once you’ve obtained the soup — you’d fill your bowl with saltines or not? I mean, MTV seems to think that the boxers-or-briefs issue is central, but I think that the whole crackers-or-not question is far more revealing.

• Posted by: Vis10n on Nov 13, 2001, 11:40 AM

What kind of college degree do you hold? I guess you can be forgiven because you feel all crappy, but it is not that hard to make a tomato bisque from scratch. I guess New Yorkers forget that that cute little room with the appliances is useful for more than a microwave.

Cracker or no cracker.. either way is great as long as they are slatines and not those little oyster thingies in a plastic restaurant serve bag.

• Posted by: M Neighorn on Nov 13, 2001, 12:06 PM
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