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New York Magazine’s Reasons to Love New York (including an observation about the interaction between customers over babka, and between people in NYC, in general)

January 19th, 2011 · 1:12 pm

New York Magazine‘s sixth annual “Reasons to Love New York” issue came out right in the middle of the holiday rush, so we haven’t had a chance to post until now. They said, “Six years into anatomizing our love for the city, there is still no shortage of things to feel good about in this [...]

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Category: customers · Friends & Neighbors · Press · The Big Screen
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Smoked Whitefish: A Love Story? A Short Film?

April 2nd, 2009 · 10:23 am

We are lucky to hear wonderful stories and to see great photos from customers all the time.  Some stop by the store to share, some e-mail, or call. Some customers post things on Flickr or Twitter or Vimeo.  But I recently opened my e-mail and was totally surprised by a delightful — and delightfully odd [...]

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Category: customers · Feedback · Matchmaker · The Big Screen · The Small Screen · Video
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A Match Un-made by Jelly Rings

January 7th, 2009 · 9:54 am

A sweet story I heard during the holiday season came from customer Irv Isaacson, who called from Columbus, Ohio, to place an order over the phone. Irv asked, at first, for a few pounds of Gaspe Nova, some Kippered Salmon, a pound of Chopped Liver, fillets of Pickled Herring with Cream Sauce and Onions, and [...]

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Category: customers · Matchmaker · The Candy Side
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