David Sax


Smoking Hot Kosher Delis Come to Toronto and Texas

By David Sax

Smoking Hot Kosher Delis Come to Toronto and Texas
Deli devotees are returning the Jewish eatery to its roots. Until now, none of them have been kosher. David Sax explains why that’s finally changing.Read More


Shiva for the Stage Deli

By David Sax

Shiva for the Stage Deli
After 75 years in business, New York’s Stage Delicatessen announced its closure today. For a deli world already used to deaths and disappearances, having seen thousands of landmarks wiped clean from our palate over the past decades, the end of the Stage plunges deep into the heart of deli lovers. The magnitude of its loss is incalculable. The significance is simply staggering.Read More


Shabbat Meals: David Sax's Sweet and Sour Meatballs

By David Sax

Shabbat Meals: David Sax's Sweet and Sour Meatballs
Unlike most of my friends, my parents didn’t inherit a lot of Jewish food traditions from my grandparents. My mother’s family had been in Canada for so many generations that they ate like WASPs. She grew up with roast beef dinners washed down with a glass of milk, and her mother’s cooking, which I experienced on visits to Montreal, was more a source of comedy than comfort.Read More


From Generation to Generation

By David Sax

Younger generations of Jews will keep taking care of communal business, writes David Sax — just in ways that look a bit different from their parents’.Read More



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