Posts Tagged: The Dish Results 414
“I’m a kid from Brooklyn. I grew up around every deli you can imagine,” says Billy Durney, the pitmaster of New York’s most acclaimed barbecue restaurant Hometown Bar-B-Q. Among those delis, some Polish, others Italian or Russian, were Jewish spots like the Mill Basin Deli, and across the bridge in Manhattan, Carnegie, Second Avenue and Katz’s. “I think in a past life, I was a Jewish butcher,” Durney, who is Irish, jokes.
The Manischewitz Company’s president and CEO, David Sugarman, was honored last week by the Anti-Defamation League, which gave him its Americanism award.
Twitter just released a list of the New York City restaurants that were most tweeted about in 2017 — and Jewish appetizing icon Russ & Daughters (@LoxPopuli) is No. 3.
News broke recently that discount and prepared-food emporium Trader Joe’s is now carrying Bamba, Israel’s most iconic snack food. There was so much excitement across the internet about the news that I envisioned my local Trader Joe’s having to add a weekday bouncer. (Yes, they often have a weekend bouncer. Yes, this is Brooklyn.)
If there’s one day of the year when New Yorkers have a high tolerance for all things gross and unappetizing it’s Halloween. So it’s fitting that Absolute Bagels reopened that day, after being cited by the Department of Health and temporarily closed October 26 for a number of revolting violations.