Yonah Schimmel Knish Bakery

Restaurants, Bakeries Lower East Side
Born from the namesake rabbi’s pushcart in 1910, the soft, house-made knishes at this shabby LES warhorse, baked in a basement brick oven and hoisted upstairs via dumbwaiter, are a taste of bygone New York. The old-world nosh, a thin dough shell filled with potato, comes savory (kasha, red cabbage) and primed for spicy brown mustard ($3.50) or sweet (blueberry, chocolate) and filled with cheese ($4). Make it a meal with a platter pickle and coleslaw ($1.50), and wash it all down with a fizzy cherry-lime rickey ($2.50).


Venue name: Yonah Schimmel Knish Bakery
Address: 137 E Houston St
New York
Cross street: between Eldridge and Forsyth Sts
Transport: Subway: F to 2 Av
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