One thing's for sure: No TV chef has ever made an impression like the ever-dour Soup Nazi, portrayed on the "Seinfeld" show by actor Larry Thomas and based on Yeganeh. His character appeared on Seinfeld just once, and then in only one of three story lines woven into an episode that first aired back in 1995. But the image stuck. Yeganeh and his partners in six-month old Soup Kitchens International are betting that, thanks to reruns, the Seinfeld-driven level of awareness is still high. ...

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