For employees, Zabar’s provides a free, luscious sandwich of your choice and the lunch area is stocked with all kinds of muffins, bagels and rolls.
Zabar’s! Crossroads of the world! For every customer, there are an infinite number of stories. Here are just a few of them.
“You don’t look a day over 102,” I told him.
Ever wondered about the difference between kippered and baked salmon? Between black cod and sable? The lox doctor answers all your questions.
The chair says “For Customers Only” on it, but last week the boss said it was ok. What’s a weary lox slicer to do?
The author, who worked behind the lox counter at Zabar’s for 26 years, sings the praises of the sushi chef.
Not all the customers like to kibbitz; I wondered if Itzhak Perlman liked to spar.
So, I traded my suit, tie, calculator and computer for whites, a plastic apron, a sleek, slicing knife — and I loved it.
Her left arm was securely held by the health care worker who accompanied her.
Len Berk worked for 26 years as a Zabar’s lox slicer. Now 90, it seems too risky for him to carry on.