David Sax's delightful travelogue is a journey across the United States and around the world that investigates the history, the diaspora, and the next generation of delicatessen.David Sax was alarmed by the state of Jewish delicatessen. As a journalist and lifelong deli lover, he watched in dismay as one beloved deli after another closed its doors, only to be reopened as some bland chain restaurant laying claim to the cuisine it just paved over. ...
By David Sax
Paperback: 350 pages
Publisher: Mariner Books; First edition (October 1, 2010)
Product Dimensions: 5.3 x 0.9 x 8 inches
Amazon Rank: 893122
Format: PDF Text djvu book
This book went from wonderfully engaging to dragging slightly to a powerful close, and it was especially poignant in timing as Carnegie Deli announced their closing as I was mid book. I really enjoyed as Sax traced the Jewish diaspora within America