Leah Siesfeld

Leah Siesfeld is a theatre operations specialist and food writer living in Manhattan. Originally from New Rochelle, New York, she graduated from DePaul University with a BFA in Theatre Management. Leah was recently interviewed on KCRW’s Good Food podcast. To contact Leah, DM her on Instagram @leahsiesfeld.

Articles by Leah Siesfeld

There’s a Reason Jewish Delis All Have ‘That Look’

Neon signs, a counter with an antique cash register and... psychedelic murals?!

The History of Jewish Bootleggers

Why were Jewish immigrants so heavily involved in the illegal alcohol business?

The Jewish Roots of Old Bay Seasoning

Oy Bay! Become seasoned on the history of America's beloved spice blend.

We Are Obsessed With This Mexican-Israeli Fusion Restaurant

From matzah ball tortilla soup to shredded brisket tacos, it's the best of both worlds.

This Iconic Italian Market Has an Unexpected Jewish History

Three generations old and still going strong on Arthur Avenue in The Bronx.