"This is some bris," wisecracked one reporter, as Jack Lebewohl unleashed yards of linked nickel schtickel sausages from a brown box along the 33rd Street sidewalk.
His son, Jeremy Lebewohl, meanwhile, brandished a foot-long pair of scissors.
At least 20 members of the press corps, ranging from Reuters to Jewish Week, were on hand Read More
Jeremy Lebewohl is a big fan of "kishke, you know, derma," as he recently told New York magazine.
But, Monday morning, it’s all about the "nickel shtickel."
Mr. Lebewohl and family will cut the ceremonial salami at 11, officially reopening his late uncle Abe Lebewohl’s beloved Second Avenue Deli at 162 East 33rd Read More
The reincarnated Second Avenue Deli — soon to open on 33rd Street near Third Avenue — will be open 24/7, according to yesterday’s New York Times magazine.
And so the battle for bragging rights as Murray Hill’s top matzo-ball-soup maker heats up!
As The Observer reported last week, the new Second Read More
“This isn’t some touristy deli,” said Jimmy Failla. “This place has street cred.”
He was referring to Sarge’s, the grungy old Jewish delicatessen with the bright red awning on Third Avenue between 36th and 37th streets.
For more than four decades, this hole-in-the-wall house of hot brisket, corned beef and pastrami has carved Read More