A Pancer’s Pastrami on Rye. Photo courtesy of Pancer’s Original
Here’s everything you need to know about restaurant openings and closings, chefs on the move and tasty events happening in the world of Jewish food.
This is the third in a series of pseudonymous essays by The Treyfster. The pieces explore forbidden foods from the point of view of a person who used to keep traditionally kosher. Illustration by Kurt Hoffman
At popular vegetarian restaurant Dirt Candy, veggies may just be the new bacon.
The talk will include a slideshow of images, including this one, from Aaron Rezny’s book “Eating Delancey.” Image courtesy of 92nd Street Y
For New Yorkers, the Lower East Side has long been the go-to neighborhood for classic Jewish food. In recent years, though, the area has lost some of its kosher cred, with the closing of places like Shalom Chai pizzeria and the soon-to-be-shuttered Streit’s Matzo Factory. Nonetheless, the historically Jewish area continues to draw hungry crowds.