Summertime in Quebec

August 29, 2013

Rachel and I just got back from 8 days in Quebec City and Montreal — there’s so many photos we took of the sights we saw and the food we ate, that’s it’s too much for one post. But here’s some highlights of our favorite things.

Quebec City, as seen from the 10th floor of the Hilton facing the old city and Esplanade Park.

Summertime is the best time to check out Quebec. Click on the “Read the rest of this entry” link below for more.

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Kosher Orgy: Save the Deli launch party at Ben’s

October 19, 2009

"Save the Deli" launch party at Ben's Kosher, NYC by you.

For those of you who have been living under a rock the last several years, my friend David Sax has been working diligently on his book Save the Deli, a chronicle of his travels throughout the United States and Canada in his efforts to seek out what remains of our dying Jewish Deli culture.

I was invited to his launch party this evening and I have to say, the man seriously knows how to throw a kosher rumpus — invite Borscht Belt King  and Friar’s Club dean Freddie Roman as master of ceremonies, attempt to feed some of the hungriest fressers in the city with enough cholesterol and saturated fat to kill a rogue elephant, and get Jewish Elvis to entertain the masses. Now THAT my friends is a party.

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