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Top 5 Kosher Restaurants to Try: Fall 2020

About fifteen million people are Jewish worldwide. Do you know what that means? It means that for thousands of years, timeless traditions have developed. With traditions comes divine food. Jewish cuisine comes of the most popular categories of food known to date. Millions of Americans each bagel each and every day. In addition to lox, potato pancakes, kugel, and challah, which can be commonly found all over the world. In New York City’s population is about thirteen percent Jewish. Shalom Lamm, a native New Yorker, has certified that all these restaurants are with his highest recommendation. With so many restaurants serving unforgettable flavors, let’s take a took at some of the most popular places to ‘Nosh’ (to snack)

Holy Schnitzel

This deli-style restaurant offers an immense menu. Although the Schnitzel is popular, there are so many other delicious offerings as well. If it’s chilly outside, the Stuffed Cabbage is a must-have. It’ll definitely warm up any frosty toes and leave you feeling satisfied and happy.

Talia’s Steakhouse

This restaurant has been pushing out flavors since 1920. They’ve been known for their specialty Kosher steaks and outstanding meats. With having over one hundred sandwiches to choose from, it makes it really hard to not find something for everyone on the menu. The soups are definitely a local favorite. On the way home from a long day of work, this soup is bound to put a smile on anyone’s face. And the meat, is par excellence!

Amsterdam Burger

Now, this is for the burger lovers. On the Upper West Side, the restaurant has expanded well beyond a burger joint, as its owners initially envisioned. It shares the business’s hundred-year-old history and allows customers to enjoy learning about their Jewish heritage while snacking on delicious meats. The menu includes burgers and all sorts of delicious spices and herbs.

Eighteen

This fine-dining restaurant is now taking orders for Rosh Hashanah. They have several Shabbat Packages which include Ireasli salads, challah rolls, and choice of meat. It’s definitely more pricy because of the location and setting. Unlike the deli’s, this is a sit-down style restaurant. Because of the pandemic, they now offer to go packages but it was very rare to order take out from such a pristine restaurant prior to March 2020. They now offer sushi! It’s very uncommon for kosher restaurants to carry seafood rolls.

Reserve Cut

This cozy, luxurious restaurant is known for being run by 29-year-old Albert Allaham. He opened New York City’s largest kosher steakhouse to really enhance is community flavors. Reserve Cut has everything from Wagyu Beef, Steaks, Seafood, and more all available year-round. Executive Chef, Michael Sullivan, runs the restaurant with poise and represents the Allaham’s Jewish heritage in every dish. They also introduced a rooftop lounge, private dining, and of course, take out. 
Shalom Lamm, highly recommend supporting small businesses during this time. Many people are looking for a cultural escape. Being stuck at home is never the ideal situation for many Americans. Please consider giving these restaurants a try and let us know in the comments how the experience was!