(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 brei 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 on what Jewish food can