America's Great Delis: Recipes and Traditions from Coast to Coast


For our Skirball exhibition I’ll Have What She’s Having: The Jewish Deli, we reprinted this great compilation of vintage and current deli stories and photos.

A tribute to the classic America deli; this lively, illustrated title goes behind the counter to chronicle the colorful characters, rich histories and family recipes that have been passed down for generations. With more than 250 color and black & white photographs and historical ephemera, America's Great Delis is an in-depth look at delis across the U.S. 80+ original recipes from world famous delis including: a Zingerman's sandwich; The Ferber Experience; Junior s Famous No.1 Cheesecake; Katz's Deli Honey Cake; Canter's Deli Cheese Blintzes; Langer's Deli pastrami, along with a glossary of Yiddishisms and deli-speak for the uninitiated, make this book a wonderful celebration of Jewish cuisine and culture.

Written by Sheryll Bellman

Paperback, 146 pages


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