This Miami Jewish Baker Is Now Opening Up a Deli

Have you heard of the Zak the Baker yet? Well, if you haven’t heard of his extraordinary breads and cafe in Miami, you may soon hear about his deli and old-world classics like p’tcha because his cafe is set to transform into a classic Jewish deli sometime in the near future.

According to both Miami New Times and YeahThatsKosher.com, Zak and his team are in the process of researching recipes that will keep classic Jewish dishes like yapchik (a kugel and flanken dish), gribenes and yerushalmi kugel (Jerusalem kugel) alive — a trend we have seen throughout the United States, demonstrated by the new-ish Jewish delis that have opened in Boston, San Francisco, DC and numerous other cities. It might be said that Liz Alpern and Jeffrey Yoskowitz were the catalysts for this popular trend of reclaiming classic Jewish dishes and keeping them alive and vibrant when they launched The Gefilteria almost five years ago.

No specific timeline has been set, but we look forward to hearing more soon and then booking our flights to Miami. In the meantime, we’ll continue drooling over their beautiful creations via instagram and you should too.

Keep on Noshing

The Best Pastrami Might Actually Be in Boston

Pastrami, hummus and gin cocktails all in one new hip Boston restaurant.

How to Make Knishes, Cuban-Style

This variant of the classic deli staple pays homage to both its Jewish lineage and the flavors of Latin America.

The Emerging Jewish-Argentinian Cuisine of Buenos Aires

The Jewish food renaissance is thriving not only in the US, but also in Argentina, where Jewish-Argentinian chef Tomás Kalika opened ...

Shabbat Chicken with Dried Fruit Recipe

This go-to chicken recipe, with a glossy and delicious sauce, is perfect for Rosh Hashanah or Shabbat.

Classic Potato Kugel

A grandmother's recipe offers an easy route to this classic Ashkenazi dish.

VIDEO: How to Make Stuffed Cabbage

Stuffed cabbage is one of the most quintessential Ashkenazi Jewish dishes.

Baklava with Honey and Cardamom Recipe

You won't miss refined sugar or butter with this sweet treat featuring cinnamon and cardamom-spiced nuts covered with honey syrup.

Chocolate Cranberry Challah Rolls with Citrus Sugar

Simple, sophisticated and just a little fancy.