Matzo Ball Soup in DC — So Maybe You Think You Could Rank Them Better?
When DGS Deli closed last year, we lost the area’s most ambitious Jewish deli. You may not have noticed the vacuum if you’re craving a bagel and lox with a schmear or a pastrami on rye. Places like Call Your Mother, Ivy City Smokehouse and Stachowski’s can scratch those itches. But matzo ball soup is different. Like chopped liver and half-sours, it hasn’t gone mainstream. To get a great matzo ball soup, you…READ ARTICLE »
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I was born and raised in Minneapolis, where I grew up feasting on tater-tot hot dish, real sweet corn, Pearson’s Nut Goodies, and that celebration of all things fried on a stick, the Minnesota State Fair. My mom and stepdad owned a series of restaurants in town, including the pioneering New French Café in the warehouse district, which still has some of the best bread I’ve ever eaten (the secret was the oat flour). Across town, my dad owned a Jewish deli called Deli-ca-Chessens. Read More »