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March Openings, Events, and Updates

The New York City Mayor lifted mask mandates and has ended vaccine screening at restaurants. This went into effect Monday, March 7th. For more information or to weigh in, click here.
Join Chef Tae for authentic, Glatt Kosher Thai cuisine on Tuesday, March 8th through Thursday, March 10th. Order delivery for Shabbat or reserve at Talia's, Friday, March 11th with a special Thai prix fixe menu available for Talia's weekly prepaid Shabbat dinner. Meat is Beit Yosef and Shor Habor. Limited delivery slots and reservations available, so preorder now before they sell out. Orders must be placed at least 24 hours in advance. To preorder for takeout and delivery click here. Click here to reserve online, or call (212) 580-3770, or email info@taliassteakhouse.com with any questions. Click here to reserve for Shabbat dinner. Limited Seating Available at Talia's Steakhouse.
For more information, click here. To view the menu, click here. Talia's Steakhouse is located at 668 Amsterdam Avenue, (92nd -93rd Streets) New York, NY 10025.
THE MANSION in Union Square is back with events with a show this Thursday with Yanky Lemmer (Shulem's brother). A limited amount of tickets are left). The Mansion NYC is an ultra-modern 3-story decadent venue and pop-up jazz house for just one performance per month, featuring Jewish, Klezmer, and Israeli music. Click here to get tickets. 3/1/22. Doors Open at 7:30 PM with cocktails and a sushi bar. At 8:00 PM Yisroel Leshes + Mansion Jazz Band play. At 8:30 PM Yanky Lemmer goes on. The show ends at 9:45 PM. Ticket options include Front Row for $140.00 per seat, Mezzanine for $100.00 per seat, Dias for $100.00 per seat, and the VIP Option. Each VIP Front Row table seats up to 6 people. Email info@themansion.nyc to book a table. They accommodate custom requests, so please reach out. Tickets are all-inclusive: all tickets include an open bar, food, and seating. There are no additional charges, fees, or tips of any kind at the show.
Exact address is emailed after ticket registration. Please note that tickets are never sold at the door and all seats must be reserved here online. Click here for more info.
Patis Bakery has opened their newest location in Times Square, New York! They are located at 750 8th avenue, New York, NY 10036. Their hours are from Sunday - Thursday 8am-10pm, Friday 8am-5pm. They are under the OU Supervision. Click here to weigh in.
Make plans for this Wednesday at THE BAY CAFE in Manhattan Beach. It will be an evening of Live Music with a 4 piece orchestra. March 9th, Starting at 7:00 pm. Featuring… Marina Makarova on piano, Tom Paronis on guitar, Steve Bluth on vocals, guitar, and Dmitry Ishenko on bass. Reservations preferred. Call them at (347) 554-8811 or email baycafe2019@gmail.com. Click here for more info and to weigh in. The Bay Cafe is located at 2 Neptune Avenue (off Emmons and West End Ave.), Brooklyn, NY 11235.
Marine Park, the dream is alive! Joseph Dream Burger has taken over the former location of Krispy Nuggets on Avenue P, off Nostrand Avenue in Marine Park, Brooklyn. This is now the 4th location for JDB in the borough with locations on Coney Island Avenue, Avenue M and Avenue J. The new location is now open. Click here for more information and a look at the counter-serve joint featuring a variety of specialty burgers & other eats in a chill setting. Open for lunch and nice and late from 12pm-11pm. Joseph Dream Burger is located at 2928 Avenue P (off Nostrand Avenue), Brooklyn, NY. Their phone number is (718) 998-3200, extension 4. Click here for their menu.
On March 1st 2022, Avi Glatt Fruit and Vegetable store opened on Avenue U and East 8th. It's not just fruits and vegetables either. They have meat, poultry, and sushi, plus basic groceries, frozen foods, deli, and catering. For more information or to weigh in, click here or call (718) 998-2330.
We first told you they have taken over the next door building and they have already started with construction in the kitchen. Click here for an image of the floorplan plus much mur. Their existing location will turn into a high end dairy restaurant called TRU by MUR. MUR is located at 310 Central Avenue, Lawrence, NY. Their phone number is (561) 476-6030.
Back by popular demand! Coming up on it’s 3rd year, Teen Summer Apprenticeship is back. Learn knife skills, cooking techniques, kitchen basics, master recipes, & gain quality experience from our Apron Masters Kitchen Instructors + special guest instructors that are yet to be announced. (So you better watch out!) This year’s dates are June 27-July 22, 2022. From 10AM to 3PM, Mondays through Fridays. Early Bird price is at $2,899 (locks in last year’s pricing) and $3,199 after May 1, 2022. Open to all teens ages 13-17. Staff tips are additional $300 per child. Space is very limited. Click here to sign up.
It's a new look and new establishments at Evergreen Pomona. Welcome Pescado, Glick's Bakehouse, Glatt Geshmak, Simply sushi, Menza Cafe, Signature Meats, Grab & Stay, and Blossoms Floral Bar. Evergreen is located in the Pacesetter Park Shopping Center, 1581 Route 202.
For more information click here. For a video, click here.
Mia’s Meals changed there name to Mia’s Falafel Bar because they have decided to FRANCHISE the business and bring their falafel balls to all corners of the country. Click here for their website, which is being revamped for franchising purposes. They will soon be ready to expand nationally, and maybe even internationally. Go big or go home right! Thank you all for being on this incredible journey with us. Click here for more info and to message Mia herself. Mia's Falafel Bar is located at 3 S Haddon Ave, Haddonfield, NJ 08033. Their phone number is 856-528-5877.
We got a sneak peak at the soon to be opened King of Delancey 2.0 in Passaic, NJ. Click here to check out the video. After a fire a couple of years ago and then total demolition, they are planning to open in May. Stay tuned for more. King of Delancey is located at 234 Main Ave, Passaic, NJ 07055.
On March 28th, 2022, Salt is hosting a 5 course dinner with wine pairings commemorating the Herzog Wine Library. Prepaid reservations required. $225 per person. Parties of 5+ require a $25 deposit per person. For more information, click here. Salt Steakhouse is located at 15 Morris Avenue, Long Branch NJ. Their phone number is (732) 813-7258.
Check out this current photo from the soon to be opened pizza shop on Restaurant Row. Just waiting for final approvals to open those doors. But looking good and great addition to the already crowded block. Click here to weigh in. Fialkoff is located at: 9463 Harding Avenue, Surfside, FL.
It's around the world with Chef Smiley! Oak and Ember is hosting India Night Tuesday, March 29th at 7:39PM. Chef Smiley takes our palates to India with 4 Special courses paired beautifully with cocktails to complement each course. No passport required. Click here for more information. Oak and Ember is located at 7600 West Camino Real Boca Raton, FL 33433.
Their phone number is (561) 440-7773.
Leave it to Yossi Gopin and his KC Market in Hollywood, FL to have a bitcoin ATM machine installed in his supermarket. It's right next to the gumball machine. Apparently you can buy bitcoin from here. Is this the future? for more information, click here. To order online from KC Market, click here. KC Market is located at 5650 Stirling Rd, Hollywood, Florida. Their phone number is (954) 963-1313
If you’re traveling to Orlando For Pesach, you need to keep this name: Klein's Rentals. They offer over 150 kosher rental items and a dozen services in the market. From freezers, barbecues and hot plates to cookware, tables and chairs to cribs and more!
Their Services Include: * Personal Shopping * Mail Delivery Service
* Year-Round Storage * Kashering * Pool Privacy Tarp Installation
Delivered and picked up from your Orlando villa.
Call (407) 440-1104. Click here for more information and here for their website.
Their mission "is to encourage the habit of healthy eating, living a well-balanced lifestyle and spreading the knowledge we have about the benefits of the Mediterranean Diet." The owners, Lainey and Yair, are the creators of Café Alma, providing nourishing and delicious food. Their final soft opening is on 3/6/22. They are fully open and operational as of March 9th, and they are having a big grand opening party March 13th! For more information, click here. Café Alma is located at 6111 Montgomery Road Cincinnati, OH. (513) 351-0000
In case you missed our post last month, Ariela Lyttle of Ariela’s Pizza and Kosher Kitchen is about to open a ghost kitchen, delivery only, quick-service American meat grill. The restaurant will be Under Va'ad HaKashrus of Las Vegas. Click here for more information and to weigh in.
First kosher Pho restaurant has opened in Canada, called Wok n Bowl. They had a soft opening on 3/3/22, and are open now during the week from 12pm-8:45pm. They are located at 3023 Bathurst St, Toronto, Ontario. It's the former location of Auleaf Cafe. For more, click here.
We mentioned this before, and now we know more. The first kosher restaurant and deli in Ireland for many, many decades is being set up in the first ever Chabad House there!. Click here for a video and click here for more details and to support them.
New Cooking show produced by Tripping Kosher, featuring Chef Isaac Bernstein, in a show called SPONSORED. Sponsored by BREADBERRY in Boro Park, Brooklyn. Click here to check out the promo.
Bam! This is very cool! Food for a Cause...Buy it for BINA. Enjoy A Shabbat Dinner Personally Curated by Legendary MasterChef Emeril Lagasse on Friday, March 25. Meals will be hand delivered to your door. Limited Quantity & Delivery Area. Order Deadline Tuesday, March 15. 2 Shabbat Meals. Price: $540. Children's Meal - $50 per meal. Click here to register. Proceeds to Benefit Stroke & Brain Injury Assistance BINA. for more info on pricing and menu options (main, vegetarian and kids!), click here and/or call (718) 645-6400.
On the heels March 1st's Kosher Food and Wine Experience, hosted by Royal Wine Corp, the company put out a press release (of a very sizable donation) to the media on 2/28/22 which I thought was really amazing. In a show of solidarity with the Ukrainian victims and refugees under attack by Russian forces, Royal Wine Corp. will donate 100% of the proceeds of the sales starting on 2/24/2022 through 3/10/2022 of two of their leading vodka brands – Xdar, which is a Ukrainian vodka, and Lvov, a Polish vodka named after the Ukrainian town Lviv – to Emergency Ukraine. The donation will be at a minimum of $30,000. Click here for more information.
Non-Gebrokhts gourmet meals serves for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Under Rabbi Itchel Krasnjansky and a dedicated team of Mashgichim. Your spot at Pesach in Hawaii is on a first-come-first-serve basis, as this program is exclusive to the first 150 guests. Access to Shul, minyanim, shiurim and lectures. Prices are all-inclusive: there are no extra hidden charges. Held at the Trump Hotel Waikiki: Oahu’s only Forbes Travel Guide 5-star hotel! They have secured incredibly reduced prices for deluxe hotel rooms and 1, 2, and 3 bedroom suites – which include full kitchens and dining area. The Trump Waikiki is in the heart of the exciting but relaxing Waikiki district, and is directly across the street from the beach, with easy beach access. For any questions about the Trump Hotel or reservations, please contact Patsy Narimatsu, Pesach in Hawaii's sales contact, at her direct line: 808-683-7405 or 808-292-7157‬. To discuss "Pesach in Hawaii" program, please call Rabbi Itchel at 808-478-8891. For more info, email: pesachinhi@gmail.com or go to pesachinhawaii.com Tell all your friends and start making your reservations!
Great Kosher Blog
Thursday, June 8, 2023
The Restaurant Guy Elan�Kornblum, also known as "The Restaurant Guy" is the Publisher and President of Great Kosher Restaurants International, the award-winning, full-color worldwide publication and its accompanying website. �Elan�has covered the kosher restaurant industry for the last 10 years and is the leading authority when it comes to kosher restaurants.