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Pickles and pastramis. Borscht and bourekas. Latkes and lox.
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.
Look on the bright side: They could have called it “the Shyster” or “the Profiteer.”
When I sat down recently with Mitchell Davis, executive vice president of the James Beard Foundation, in the great hall of the Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center in Falls Village, Connecticut, the air in the room was still fragrant with lacto-fermenting pickles and lavender oil from the DIY Fair and Shuk that was held the night before. We were there for the Hazon Food Conference, and while we talked we were surrounded by conference-goers munching on organic rice cakes slathered with blueberry jam that had been made on the premises.