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Russ & Daughters is Open on Independence Day

July 3rd, 2013 · 12:18 pm - russanddaughters


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New store hours on Saturdays: in the shop at Russ & Daughters

June 15th, 2013 · 7:17 am - russanddaughters

Did you know that Russ & Daughters now opens at 8:00 a.m. on Saturdays?

We’ve extended our regular Saturday hours:  8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

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June 4th, 2013 · 1:30 pm - russanddaughters

Dutch authorities have announced that the start of the New Catch Holland Herring Season has been postponed for a few weeks. The 2013 season will now begin soon (not June 5th, as previously reported).

Exploratory fishing determined that the herring have not yet reached their peak Omega-3 fat level – the level necessary to be considered the famed Hollandse Nieuwe (New Catch). Recent weather, resulting in low plankton levels, has been cited as the cause. This is only the second time in history that the New Catch season has been postponed.

The Russ & Daughters Herring Celebration on the evening of June 18th will be the kick-off for this year’s season, and the first opportunity to taste the New Catch. Tickets are still available.

Throughout the season, the New Catch Herring will be available for enjoying in the shop, for shipping nationwide, and for delivery throughout all five boroughs of New York City. *Please call Russ & Daughters for availability and for placing orders: 212-475-4880*



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Announcing the New Catch Herring Season and the Annual Russ & Daughters Herring Celebration

May 27th, 2013 · 6:16 pm - russanddaughters

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The New Catch Holland Herring (Hollandse Nieuwe) is a piece of gastronomic heaven, a fabulous buttery and mild matjes (young) herring unlike any other, due to its exceptionally high and healthy omega-3 fat content. Traditionally, the New Catch Holland Herring is eaten by holding the whole herring by the tail and dropping it into one’s mouth. Visitors to Russ & Daughters are likely to see aficionados partaking of this food ritual right at the counter, starting on June 5.

• New Catch Holland Herring are $4.49 each or $39.95 for a tray of 10 herring.*
• Each herring is two fillets attached at the tail.
• Herring can be purchased at the Russ & Daughters counter.
• Russ & Daughters delivers the herring by courier in all five boroughs of NYC.
• Russ & Daughters ships the herring nationwide.
• Please call us at 212-475-4880 to place an order for pick-up at the shop, courier delivery in NYC, or nationwide shipping.
• Shipping orders may be placed online at www.russanddaughters.com. (http://shop.russanddaughters.com/store/product/862/Holland-Herring-Tray/)

The New Catch Holland Herring will be available at Russ & Daughters for the duration of their prized, yet limited, season. Russ & Daughters urges customers to place orders to guarantee that they can partake of this ephemeral gastronomic experience. Russ & Daughters is a direct importer, and receives herring from the first delivery of this New Catch to New York, and then continuously throughout the year.

(*The price of the Hollandse Nieuwe is set at auction, and is thus subject to change.)


The New Catch Herring season is also a time of celebration. On June 18th, we’ll explore the wonders of herring at the annual Russ & Daughters Herring Celebration. Join us for an evening filled with a dizzying and delectable array of Russ & Daughters herring preparations, including the New Catch. The herring will be paired with wine, spirits, and cocktails, specifically chosen by our friends, the experts at Astor Center.

Accompanying the festivities, Mark Russ Federman will read excerpts from his best-selling memoir, Russ & Daughters: The House That Herring Built. We will also screen selections from Raw Herring, a beautiful film that recently had its premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival. With breathtaking visuals and soundtrack, Raw Herring captures a look at the lives of Dutch fishermen as they work to catch the Hollandse Nieuwe. Our guest chef, Linda Steen, hails from Holland; she will create one dish for the event, putting a creative spin on a Dutch classic. And, of course, the ever popular herring photo Shootbooth will return.

The Russ & Daughters Herring Pairing
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
At Astor Center (399 Lafayette Street immediately north of East 4th Street, NY, NY 10003)
Tickets: $75. Tickets can be purchased at Russ & Daughters (179 East Houston Street, NY NY 10002), by calling Russ & Daughters at 212-475-4880, and online (http://bit.ly/RussHerringAstor) .

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Phones are fixed!

May 24th, 2013 · 9:24 am - russanddaughters

Our phones are working again, and we’re excited to start taking your calls again!

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Our phones are down today, but you can order in the shop or online! You can e-mail us with questions too.

May 20th, 2013 · 8:10 am - russanddaughters

Russ&Daughters Verizon phones down


Unfortunately, our phones are down right now. (Verizon is doing some work in the area.)

However, you can certainly place your order in the shop or online at www.russanddaughters.com.

And, of course, you can email us with orders/questions!  info(AT)russanddaughters.com.

Thank you for understanding. We’ll update here and on Twitter when the phones are back up and running.

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Save the dates! Russ & Daughters New Catch Herring Season and Celebration

May 7th, 2013 · 11:04 am - russanddaughters


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Russ & Daughters is hiring: Customer Relations & Merchandise Coordinator

April 22nd, 2013 · 3:27 pm - russanddaughters


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Holiday Hours: Easter – Sunday, March 31

March 29th, 2013 · 11:42 am - russanddaughters

On Sunday, March 31, Russ & Daughters will be open from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

The shop will return to regular business hours on Monday, April 1.

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Russ & Daughters: The House That Herring Built. A Memoir by Mark Russ Federman.

March 4th, 2013 · 4:51 pm - russanddaughters



To purchase a signed copy of Russ & Daughters: The House That Herring Built, please visit us online or in the shop: 179 East Houston Street, NY NY 10002, or call 212-475-4880.

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