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Seltzer has long been a Jewish beverage of choice, from the saloons of the Lower East Side to the Shabbat tables of today. And it looks like America is catching on, as seltzer consumption hits a new record.
If you live in Brooklyn long enough, you will invariably cross paths with one of the very few remaining seltzer delivery men left in New York. You might see an older gentlemen shuffling up a brownstone’s steps carrying a wooden crate filled with jostling glass seltzer siphons in clear and blue hues with silver-colored nozzles on top or an old truck with open sides brimming with bottles and a sign that says “home deliveries.”
Bring a taste of Israel home this weekend with this recipe for baked za’atar eggplant fries with lemon tahini dip. B’tayavon! [The Kitchn]
There’s something about an egg cream that can bring out the debate in some people. “There is egg cream on your face,” wrote one reader, “if you fall for those explanations of the egg cream.” Another simply wrote “Hogwash!” Luckily these were letters not to us but the New York Times, throughout the 1970s, in response to articles making one claim or another about the correct way to mix the drink. No egg cream article comes without a slew of detractors. Luckily our readers were more polite in response to Leah Koenig’s recent article, “Egg Creams Make a Comeback”, but were no less contentious. When Koenig described the delicious drink re-imagined to include maple, coffee, and even olive oil, some readers cried foul.
Israelis know a thing or two about the heat. Located in the Middle East, between the Mediterranean and the Dead Sea, amidst desert and blazing sun, summer begins in late April and lasts well into November. A staple of the long summer season is the naturally cooling limonana.