Michael Zusman and Mile End Deli owner Noah Bernamoff battle over bagels
West meets East: Jewish Bagel Deli DebateThe Brooklyn Kitchen (100 Frost Street, Brooklyn, New York, NY) Map it $5
Litigators-turned-cookbook-authors Michael Zusman and Noah Bernamoff spend this afternoon debating Jewish deli food, east coast vs. west. Zusman, who hails from Portland, Oregon, is the proud parent of The Artisan Jewish Deli at Home. In the opposite corner defending New York's honor is Bernamoff, co-owner of Mile End Deli and co-author of The Mile End Cookbook. In addition to bickering over bagels, the pair also address deli food past, present and future. Audience participation is encouraged and a sampling of deli classics will be available for noshing.