Even pickles may not be safe.
For National Bagel & Lox Day, Acme Smoked Fish Corp. and Zucker’s Bagels will attempt to build a record-breaking bagel.
Home has always been central to Jewish families, from the old countries of our immigrant ancestors to their new homes in America and then on to newer homes in new communities as the generations moved up and out.
“Pastrami” ice cream, anyone?
Humble smoked salmon goes hip — and bagel-free — in dishes ranging from pizza to poutine.
Smoked salmon was brought to the United Kingdom by East European Jewish immigrants who were fleeing the pogroms of Ukraine, Russia and Poland.
The extent to which smoked salmon became popular in the U.K. would probably be surprising to the Jews who originally introduced it there.
Once you know what to look for, you can easily identify smoked salmon by color, texture and flavor.
Len Berk is the last Jewish lox slicer at Zabar’s, the iconic Manhattan delicatessen. At 84, the former accountant still sees the sensual side of smoked salmon.
What do sex and salmon have in common? Ask Len Berkman. At 84, the former public accountant is the last Jewish lox-slicer at iconic Manhattan delicatessen, Zabar’s.