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Closing Early Today for a Special Anniversary

November 1st, 2010 · 1:14 pm

Today Russ & Daughters will be closing early at 5:30 p.m. for a very special celebration. We will be honoring Herman Vargas on the occasion of his 30 years at Russ & Daughters. Herman started in the store as a 17-year-old peeling onions in the kitchen, and over the years has gone on to become [...]

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A Sweet New Year: Order now for Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur

August 16th, 2010 · 1:25 pm

As if Labor Day is not enough of a transition – back to work, back to school, back in town  – for those of us who celebrate the Jewish holidays, the end of summer actually brings us forward into a new year. The High Holidays are exceptionally early this year:  Rosh Hashanah begins the night [...]

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Category: Entertaining · Holidays · In the Store · Pack to Travel · Russ Family
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Following a Guide Book from Another Era: Paens to Sturgeon, Sonnets to Lox.

July 29th, 2010 · 8:00 am

Video from a recent visit to Russ & Daughters. Jennifer and Ben came to Russ & Daughters the other day for the first time, with tired feet, empty stomachs and a special book in tow. Originally published in 1959, the book was New York Places and Pleasures by Kate Simon. The 4th edition, which had [...]

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Celebrate the New Catch at the Counter and at The Russ & Daughters Herring Pairing: featuring Wylie Dufresne and John Zorn

May 18th, 2010 · 11:39 am

RUSS & DAUGHTERS CELEBRATES NEW CATCH HOLLAND HERRING SEASON IN THE SHOP AND AT A HERRING PAIRING EVENT New York’s premier appetizing shop celebrates the New Catch at the counter and at The Russ & Daughters Herring Pairing at Astor Center – a one-night-only special event featuring herring and cocktail and spirits pairings with guest [...]

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Category: About · Around Town · Events · Featured Product · Friends & Neighbors · Herring · History · In the Store · Press · Russ Family · Tradition
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Russ & Daughters: Back of the House and on the Front Cover

March 29th, 2010 · 1:05 pm

The current issue of Edible Manhattan includes a feature about Russ & Daughters, and a Russ & Daughters Classic bagel and lox (this one with Gaspe Nova and scallion cream cheese) on the cover. The feature, “Back of the House: Russ & Daughters – Where appetizing is both an adjective and a noun,” was written [...]

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Category: Family Business · History · Photo · Press · Russ Family · Shop · Take Home · The Well Read Herring
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Russ & Daughters on the Radio. Studio 360: Aha Moment – John Zorn with a Schmear

February 5th, 2010 · 2:54 pm

PRI’s Peabody Award-winning Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen from WNYC often examines the interaction of art and everyday life. This past week, the show, which is “public radio’s smart and surprising guide to what’s happening in pop culture and the arts”  featured Niki Russ Federman in a segment titled, “Aha Moment: John Zorn with a [...]

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Chicken Soup and the Russ & Daughters Get Well Soon Package

November 20th, 2009 · 8:08 pm

With cold season well underway, we all know someone who is under the weather. Send the gift of comfort and care with the Get Well Soon Package. What could be more nourishing for body and soul than homemade chicken soup? Featured in The New York Times (11/22/09), this Russ family recipe has 100 years of [...]

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Russ & Daughters: A Taste of Appetizing at Astor Center

August 25th, 2009 · 10:38 am

Russ & Daughters: A Taste of Appetizing | August 26, 2009 Astor Center | 399 Lafayette Street | NY, NY | 6:30 – 8:30 pm For tickets: 212.674.7501 or order online at astorcenter.com On Wednesday, August 26, 2009, Astor Center will host Russ & Daughters: A Taste of Appetizing, an intimate tasting that will span [...]

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Category: Around Town · Ask a Slicer · Events · Herring · Holidays · Out and About · R&D To Do List · Russ Family · Smoked Salmon
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Astor Center Presents Russ & Daughters: A Taste of Appetizing

April 22nd, 2009 · 12:11 pm

Russ & Daughters: A Taste of Appetizing | May 13, 2009 Astor Center | 399 Lafayette Street | NY, NY | 6:30 – 8:30 pm For tickets: 212.674.7501 or order online at astorcenter.com On Wednesday, May 13, 2009, Astor Center will host Russ & Daughters: A Taste of Appetizing, an intimate tasting that will span [...]

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Category: Ask a Slicer · Events · Herring · Out and About · R&D To Do List · Russ Family · Smoked Salmon
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Serious Eats: Meet & Eat – Niki Russ Federman, Russ & Daughters

April 14th, 2009 · 2:16 pm

Laren Spirer posted a great interview with Niki Russ Federman on Serious Eats. “The food world is so romanticized these days, but it’s impossible to sustain quality and excellence if you’re not willing to get your hands dirty (or in our case, fishy).” In the article, accompanied by a photo of her best “fish face,”  [...]

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