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Edith's, a Brooklyn eatery and market, celebrates Jewish food from around the world


April 29, 2022

Simon Leung

An onion roll from Edith's in Brooklyn, whose all-day dining menu features twists on Jewish staples.

(New York Jewish Week) - House-smoked fish platters. Plates of malawach, the Yemeni flatbread. A labneh parfait. And for Passover, "milk and honey" slushies and matzah brie with bitter herb salad.

Since opening up as a pop-up shop during 2020, Edith's Eatery and Grocery in Williamsburg has embraced Jewish food from all over the Diaspora. The brainchild of Chicago-born Elyssa Heller, the store and restaurant is a celebration of Jewish cuisine outside of the narrow lanes of traditional Ashkenazi or familiar Israeli menus. 

"People seem really open to the idea of a more inclusive perspective...

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