Support local journalism. Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club.

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Seinfeld's Soup Nazi to visit local Publix chains to shill soup, maybe yell at you

Posted By on Thu, Jan 7, 2016 at 2:42 PM

click to enlarge soupnazi.jpg
Thanks to Hulu's purchase of the entire Seinfeld series, it seems like everything's been coming up Jerry lately, from the comedian's trip to get coffee with President Obama or just local Festivus parties. Publix is the latest company to jump on the Trend About Nothing, by bringing in the actor who portrayed the Soup Nazi, Larry Thomas, to Kissimmee and Publix branches on Thursday, Feb. 4. Thomas will be ladling out samples of soups from The Original Soupman, the company that launched out of Soup Nazi inspiration Al Yeganeh's Soup Kitchen International restaurant in NYC. No announcement has been made yet about which specific Publix outlets will be treated, but we'll let you know if we hear anything.


We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Orlando Weekly. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Orlando Weekly, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at [email protected].

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club for as little as $5 a month.

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Read the Digital Print Issue

January 19, 2022

View more issues

Calendar

© 2022 Orlando Weekly

Website powered by Foundation