Alan Gross, after spending 5 years in a Cuban prison, is starting over in Israel
Alan Gross contacted me a couple of months ago over Facebook Messenger. There was something he thought I should know.
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Michael Pestronk, left, and his brother, Matthew Pestronk in front of their apartment conversion project at the Atlantic Building, at Broad and Spruce Streets. This photograph was shot in October, 2012, just as the brothers were in a rancorous dispute with Philadelphia's busilding trades over open-shop construction at their Goldtex project at 12th and Pearl streets.
Urban Plates, MOD Pizza coming to former Jerrya s Famous Deli site in Woodland Hills
Construction for the two restaurants set to share the space of the former Jery's Famous Deli in Woodland Hills is expected to be completed toward the end of the year. Woodland Hills diners lost a 43-year-old local institution when Jerry's Famous Deli closed for good at the Warner Plaza last fall.
Wise Sons Scoops Up Hayes Valley Artis Coffee Space
The Wise Sons bagel and deli empire is growing into Hayes Valley, where the new-school Jewish food purveyors will take over the 537 Octavia Street space currently occupied by Berkeley-based coffee roaster ArtA s Coffee. The cafe's lease was sold to Wise Sons, as a ArtA s employee divulges to Hoodline , news that a Wise Sons representative confirms to Eater.
Steve Duin: When two jobs won't pay the rent
Business was "insane" at Kenny & Zuke's Monday, Brice Clagett says, and for ten and half hours, he was lost in the funhouse, cutting pastrami, assembling Reubens, schlepping desserts. When he clocked out at 9:03 p.m., Clagett was, like the bagel bin, running on empty, and still facing the bus slog to St. Johns.
Washington, DC, is famous for many things, but it's never been known for its great delicatessens. This is what makes K's New York Deli (formerly called Krupin's) a true city treasure -- it's the kind of authentic deli you're used to coming across in New York, complete with high-piled sandwiches and countermen with attitude. This Tenleytown spot has creamy chicken soup, airy matzo balls and platters of smoked fish shipped in from Brooklyn. Sandwich-wise, classics like chopped chicken liver or corned beef on rye are good bets. If you've got a big appetite -- and a friend with a big appetite -- share the beef-in-the-pot, a casserole that produces two bowls of chicken broth, two matzo balls and a slab of tender boiled beef. The food is reliably good, but it's the relaxed neighborhood feel of the place that keeps regulars coming back for more
4620 Wisconsin Ave NW Washington, DC