Saturday, February 24, 2007

You call this a chicken cutlet???

So today I was walking from my apartment to my office to fill out my paperwork for my taxes and get me some money from the gubrment. I stopped at a normally dependable deli, Murray Hill deli on 34th and lex. Has a good selection of sandwiches and salads, etc...a decent lunch spot. I resisted the urge to stop at a bar for lunch, but in hindsight i should have. Anyway, I asked for a chicken cutlet on a roll with muenster cheese lettuce and tomato. I walked away and the guy behind the counter asked me if I wanted mustard. I said no, muenster. We had a laugh and I thought we were cool. I ventured to get a drink and picked up some chicken noodle soup. I came back got my sandwich and ventured to my office.


I had the soup which was very good, nice and salty. Tender chicken, fresh noodles. I unwrapped the sandwich and took a bite. I chewed. And chewed. And it tasted like rawhide. Like a dog chew toy...it had the same consistency. And yes I've chewed them before ;). I opened up the sandwich and the chicken wasn't even chicken. It was like dried out pieces of wood. Stringy wood. Terrible. Beyond chewy...it was like having a beef jerky. Even better, guess what was missing from the sandwich...the muenster cheese. After all that. Bastard. And he charged me for it too.


The so-called "chicken cutlet"

So, so disappointing, considering chicken cutlet is one of my favorites. Needless to say on a saturday, stick to a bar for fresh food not a deli. Or have them hand carve the cutlet and fry it in front of you so you know it's fresh. The paninis looked like they were left over from Wednesday so I stayed away, and likewise i'm sure the tuna or chicken salad wasn't made that morning either. But still...next time, if i want rawhide I would've asked for it. Without mustard. Or muenster.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Dude...what the hell is that? Ain't no fried chicken that's for damn sure.

Kenny said...

Basil that tastes like shit.

It is shit Austin.

Roger said...

Is that chicken? Or is that fish? Cause it says chicken of the sea. Seriously dude, that shit looks F*cked up. Maybe they used those rats from Taco Bell.