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Ashkenazi Jewish food is having a comeback. Once thought to be a dying breed, Jewish “kosher style” delis have become a foodie favorite, with spots that “redefine” Jewish food sprouting up across the country.
Jacob Frommer loves everything herring. But he’s far from your quintessential old man at kiddush. A 26 year old working in education technology, Frommer began trying herring as a way to connect to Eastern European Judaism of yore and quickly fell in love — seeking out the best herring wherever he goes from shul kiddush to famous dairy delis.
Russ & Daughters has been around for so long that it’s hard to say that any one year is the year of Russ & Daughters, but 2014 really is it. The Lower East Side palace of lox is celebrating its 100th birthday by opening its first café this spring. The stories of the original shop (four generations and 1.8 million pounds of herring in the making) will be captured in Julie Cohen’s new documentary “The Sturgeon Queens.”