Ike Allen

Ike Allen is a Manhattan-based freelance journalist and food writer. He loves walking every corner of the city, from Coney Island to Spuyten Duyvil, and stopping to snack on the way. Find him on Instagram at @ikeslunchroom and Twitter at @ikeyallen1.

Articles by Ike Allen

The Best Israeli Home Cooking in NYC Isn’t Where You’d Think

The restaurant menu glides from Tunisia and Libya to the Levant and Eastern Europe, something for everyone to love.

The Jews Behind Brooklyn’s Most Ugly-Delicious Fruit

The Spitz Family carved out a niche that, for years, was theirs alone: Small batches of the best quality fruit.

Liebman’s Is the Last Jewish Deli in the Bronx

They're the last deli standing in this changing neighborhood, but that doesn't mean they aren't also the best.