Thursday, August 16, 2012

At Holiday Deli & Ham, A Drive-Thru and Pimento Cheese-Topped Nachos

Posted By on Thu, Aug 16, 2012 at 11:03 AM

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A month ago today, July 16th, the Midtown Holiday Deli & Ham opened a drive-thru, the first for the local chain.

I stopped by last week to check it out, and I admit I was skeptical. But, it couldn't have been easier. Even though the order had multiple options for breads, sides, etc., it only took a minute or so, and the person manning the window was quite nice. I'm definitely adding this to my repertoire of quick lunches.

According to a Holiday Deli rep, a building to the east of the site was razed to make room for the drive-thru, and drive-thru purchases last week accounted to 20 percent of that location's sales.

As for those pimento cheese-topped nachos, that was something I saved for dine-in.

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As a pimento cheese geek and a fan of Holiday's Papa's Famous Pimento Cheese, I was drawn in by the menu description for Nachos All Over ($9.25): "Tortilla chips topped with our flavorful chili, Papa's Spicy Cheese Dip, sliced black olives, sour cream, pico de gallo, jalapenos, and chives."

I got these sans chili, and I would describe the cheese dip as similar to a rotel. You can add chicken to bulk this up to make a meal. Recommended for those Holiday-goers in the mood for something beyond a sandwich.

Holiday Deli & Ham, 2087 Union (881-6433)

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