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Tonight: Tenement Talks with Russ & Daughters, BabyCakes, and Clinton St. Baking Co.

May 10th, 2011 · 1:22 pm

Join Russ & Daughters tonight for a “Tenement Talk” at the Tenement Museum. This evening’s program is: Lower East Side Eats: BabyCakes, Clinton Street Baking Company, and Russ & Daughters. The museum wrote: “From traditional to trendy, this series of food programs is devoted to the rich edible traditions of our neighborhood. This installment features [...]

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Category: Around Town · Events · Friends & Neighbors · History · In The Neighborhood · R&D To Do List
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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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Category: customers · Family Business · History · In Line · In the Store · Notes From Another Generation · Russ Family · storefront · Video · Visitors
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Mayor Bloomberg Announces NYC life TV lineup, “New York Originals” Premiere episode to feature Russ & Daughters

May 4th, 2010 · 2:43 pm

Today, Mayor Bloomberg announced the new television line-up for NYC Life (Channel 25), “the flagship station of NYC Media, the official TV, radio and online network of the City of New York.” Russ & Daughters and our story will be featured in the premiere episode of New York Originals, a documentary series profiling “classic one-of-a-kind [...]

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Category: Around Town · Family Business · History · In the Store · R&D To Do List · The Small Screen · Video
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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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Michael Harlan Turkell’s Russ & Daughters Photo Slideshow

March 16th, 2010 · 2:48 pm

Head over to the Edible Manhattan website to see a slideshow of images by photographer Michael Harlan Turkell.  Michael spent time at Russ & Daughters recently, working on a “Back of the House” story with writer Rachel Wharton. Edible’s blog today reports: “We can’t get enough of Michael Harlan Turkell’s photographs on Russ & Daughters, [...]

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Category: History · In the Store · Photo · Press · 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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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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Category: Ask a Slicer · Family Business · Holidays · Photo · Press · Russ Family · The Generationals
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Russ & Daughters Expands Weekday Business Hours

March 16th, 2009 · 11:31 am

Russ & Daughters is excited to announce extended weekday hours! The shop now opens earlier and closes later every weekday. We are now open from 8:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Weekend hours will remain: the shop is open on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. and on Sunday from 8:00 a.m. [...]

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Category: History · Hours · In the Store · Shop · Visitors
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Family Business

March 4th, 2009 · 4:51 pm

Here’s an exercise: conjure up an image of your family. Think of the particular dynamics, characters, and “idiosyncracies” of your clan.  Next, contemplate your professional world, the company you work for or run, whether it’s a large operation or a one-person show. (Or, these days, maybe you’re just  trying to find work and that’s stressful [...]

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