Comfort food is Mile End Deli ’s signature.
Editor’s note: In 2016, the Conservative Movement ruled to overturn an 800-year ban on kitniyot, the legumes, corn and rice that observant Ashkenazi Jews typically remove from their homes before Passover. Some Conservative and Reform Jews had been happily enjoying kitniyot on Passover for years. Some began doing so once restrictions had relaxed. Others continued to abstain after the ruling, continuing in a tradition they’d long followed.
Though just a month old, Sam & Gertie’s looks like a classic Jewish deli.
Israel has the most vegans per capita of any country. So it’s only fitting that, just in time for Purim, the chefs at Tel Aviv vegan eatery Meshek Barzilay have whipped up some dairy free hamentaschen — and shared the secret with Forward readers. Toss a batch in the oven for the vegans in your life!
We love cross-cultural kitchen experiments - Jew-panese, Jew-maican, Jew-orican, even Jew-rean (Jewish/Korean fusion).