Don’t Tease Me, Bro

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I’m just going to say it. It’s wrong that there are so many Jewish restaurants out there that aren’t kosher. It’s wrong and it’s unfair. No, it’s not that I have issues with Jews owning non-kosher restaurants. To each their own. But you tease me. You all tease me with your wonderfully looking Jewish, yet non-kosher, meat.

I was just reading MJL’s new article on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, and I came across an amazing fact about Sammy’s Roumanian Steak House. On their tables, they provide a syrup-like container of schmaltz. You heard me, plain old rendered chicken fat.

Now, as far as I can tell, Sammy’s is not kosher. Which is a shame. Because as this video shows (video contains language. Viewer discretion advised), the rendered chicken fat is for real. And it looks wonderfully gluttonous.

Posted on November 30, 2009

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