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DGS Delicatessen: The Jewish Deli Gets a Makeover

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DGS Delicatessen is not a Jewish deli in the way that one would imagine. Meg Ryan won’t be faking an orgasm here in “When Harry Met Sally 2.”  The place is too spiffed up and polished; it’s a Jewish deli gone upscale, with the accompanying […]

Matzo Ball Soup

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Last year I wrote about meeting competitive eater Eric “Badlands” Booker at Coney Island.  Badlands once held the matzo ball eating record, gobbling 30 matzo balls in 5 1/2 minutes.  That’s pretty badass, and fairly disturbing, considering how matzo balls are like sponges that expand […]

Epstein’s Deli, Lunch of Champions

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I talked myself into going to Epstein’s Kosher Deli yesterday. Well, that’s not quite accurate — makes it sound like I put up a fight. Here’s what led up to a no-brainer of a decision: 8:30 am:  Met Team in Training teammates at Purchase College […]

My Top Ten Food Moments of 2008

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It’s the end of December, and you know what that means — newspapers and magazines are breaking out their “Top Ten” lists: top movies, books, news stories, etc.  So like a writing lemming following the editorial M.O., I’m going to do my own version of […]

In Search of Soup

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Elaine: “I met this lawyer, we went out to dinner, I had the lobster bisque, we went back to my place, yada yada yada, I never heard from him again.” Jerry: “But you yada yada’d over the best part.” Elaine: “No, I mentioned the bisque.“ […]