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For 72 years running, some of the country’s foremost scholars have gathered in one of the University of Chicago’s most Gothic halls to debate one of the most challenging questions of our time: what is superior, latkes, the Hanukkah fried potato special, or hamentashen, the triangular Purim pastries?
This recipe, a signature of new Jewish deli Rye Society, is an exciting twist on the classic Jewish dish.
For the second year in a row (and the third time in four years), Brooklyn’s Peter Shelsky won the People’s Choice Award at Latke Festival (colloquially known as Latkefest), the annual fundraising dinner and latke-making competition, which was held Monday December 18 at the Brooklyn Museum. Shelsky co-owns deli and appetizing shop Shelsky’s of Brooklyn in Cobble Hill with Lewis Spada.
When it comes to latkes, we are a sour cream family. In fact, my mother thinks sour cream goes with everything. Not that there’s anything wrong with applesauce. But sour cream, or smetana in Russian, is in our DNA as one of the key ingredients in Russian cuisine.
Do crispy, hot, delicious latkes go best with apple sauce, sour cream, or by themselves?