A few of the traditional Jewish deli items on the menu include: bagels with lox, knishes, kishkas, matzo-ball soup, chopped liver, and potato and noodle kugel.
Wednesday, February 3, 6:45 p.m.
I Love New York Deli, 5200 Roosevelt Way N.E., 523-0606.
Free. RSVP required; write JoshF@hilleluw.org.
The author is appearing at Portland's Kenny and Zukes today, which for this East Coaster, offers the best Rueben I've tasted, a messy, oversized, meat-spilling sandwich, made with house-cured pastrami, and served with a piquant side of cole slaw. One good reason to go to Portland.