The Real Housewives of Henry Street, 1905

Peek into the daily lives of the Lower East Side yentas of yesteryear during this food-focused history lesson. With a gratis Manischewitz cocktail in hand, discover how immigrant housewives shopped and cooked in limited tenement kitchens with author Jane Ziegelman (97 Orchard). Historic gastronomist Sarah Lohman will also be on hand to discuss her attempt to re-create a menu from the Ellis Island Kosher Kitchen, and historian Suzanne Wasserman will screen a clip from her upcoming film, Meat Hooked!, which explores the kosher meat boycott of 1902.


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