Shelsky's Smoked Fish’s kitchen crew preserves time-honored traditions as it crafts updated takes on Jewish smoked fish and meats, earning a feature in the Brooklyn Paper and Serious Eats. Owner Pete Shelsky combines fish cured in-house with authentic fare sourced offsite, including pickles from Guss', bagels and bialys from Kossar's, and deep-fried Russian literature from Tolstoy’s. Patrons can peruse the shop's stock of Jewish fish and dairy products, also referred to as appetizing, which include house-cured gravlax ($11.99/quarter lb.) and hot-smoked Door County whitefish ($19.95/lb.). Guests can also expand on traditional horizons with the house-cured clementine- and ginger-cured salmon ($11.99/quarter lb.), which the South Brooklyn Post reports was inspired by Shelsky's two daughters, Clementine and Ginger. Patrons can also opt to carry out stacked sandwiches, such as the traditional lox-and-bagel Member of the Tribe ($9) or the Brooklyn Transplant ($11), which layers kippered salmon, apple horseradish, and pickled-herring salad between pumpernickel bread for a culinary construction more appealing to the tongue than a bridge made out of popsicles.
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Take home a taste of original New York when you take home a flavorful treasure from Russo’s Mozzarella and Pasta. Russo’s carries items for any Italian meal, whether it is breakfast, lunch or dinner. Cooking devotees will be glad to learn that Russo’s is open every day of the week to satisfy your Italian cravings. Fresh bread from a brick oven is baked daily with pasta, sauces and other domestic and imported food items available. If on the run, Russo’s offers a wide selection of prepared foods that are ready to go. For those with more time on their hands and in their stomachs, a delicious panini, a hearty wrap or another sandwich can be ordered. For the party planners, catering is available; options include antipasto selections, pasta trays and entrees with meat as the star of the show, and more. Indulge the Italian desire at Russo’s Mozzarella and Pasta.
Behind the counter at Blue Apron Foods, you can find some serious foodies: Gregorio Orellano, the former charcuterie-department manager at Dean & Deluca, for instance, and Jay Benitez, head salmon slicer and chief caviar curator at Petrossian. They and their fellow staffers take pleasure in introducing Brooklynites to new gourmet foods, such as a hard-to-find cheese or piece of fresh salmon sliced in front of the waiting customer.
Blue Apron's foodies particularly love educating others about their favorite edibles. During Cheese 101 classes, they go over the differences between cow's, sheep's, goat's, and dragon's milk cheese, as well as talk about various cheese-making techniques. They also give students the background on European and American dairies, and serve up an assortment of different cheese morsels.
For your next sandwich, check out Hana Food Service, a delicious deli with something for everyone.
Fill up on healthy and vegan fare at Hana Food Service.
Be sure to show up for dinner a little early — Hana Food Service does not accept reservations.
Hana Food Service also offers delivery and carry out if you're in the mood for the restaurant's cooking but prefer to provide your own ambience.
If you need to feed a big crowd, Hana Food Service also offers catering services for parties and get-togethers.
Come to Hana Food Service for a satisfying meal that won't break the bank.
Hana Food Service offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner, so stop by whenever is most convenient for you.
Nigh owls and early risers alike will appreciate that the restaurant is open 24 hours a day.
If the sight of house-cured sausages hanging in the window of Emily's Pork Store doesn't draw you in, the smell certainly will. Passerby can catch whiffs of roasted red pepper and basil, which might clue them in to the fact that this shop not only sells sausages, but also makes them from scratch. Every other week, owner Jerry Aliperti and staff spend hours creating up to 60 pounds of house charcuterie, from hot and sweet Italian sausages to the house-favorite, broccoli rabe sausage.
Though sausages have been the shop's mainstay for 40 years, they also import many foodstuffs from Italy to help round out meals. On the shelves, guests can find Italian dried pastas in a range of shapes, and hard Italian cheeses, which Aliperti can gladly tell you how to prepare or hide from ravenous housemates.