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Count Down to Pickle Day: Pickled Herring with Curry, Medjool Dates and Roasted Cashews

October 13th, 2010 · 9:05 am

Each day this week, leading up to Pickle Day, we’re featuring different Russ & Daughters pickled products here on the blog. (And then we’ll be serving our Beet & Lemon Shrub at the Pickle Day festival on Sunday, October 17.) Today: Pickled Herring with Curry, Medjool dates and Roasted Cashews. Sweet and spice meet in [...]

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R&D To Do List: Tonight. World Record Appreciation Society

August 12th, 2009 · 4:35 pm

The Universal Record Database is a fantastic endeavor to document a lot of very important and very unique records. They say, “What world record are you capable of setting? We believe every person on earth has potential to be the world’s best ‘something’. URDB’s mission is to become the database where all such achievements will [...]

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Category: Around Town · Events · Friends & Neighbors · Herring · In The Neighborhood · R&D To Do List · TONIGHT
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Clupeophilia: Oliver Sacks Writes About Russ & Daughters Herring in The New Yorker

July 13th, 2009 · 3:16 pm

Thanks to Oliver Sacks, Russ & Daughters herring is the “Talk of the Town!”  Sacks writes about the New Catch Holland Herring, and other clupeal delights, in this week’s New Yorker. – Jen Snow

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Category: customers · Events · Featured Product · Herring · Press · The Well Read Herring
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Piper Perabo: Herring, a Reason For Being Pretty

April 2nd, 2009 · 11:50 am

Neil LaBute‘s Reason to Be Pretty opens on Broadway tonight.  Taylor Antrim interviewed Piper Perabo, for Men’s Vogue, about her long-awaited Broadway debut: “With breezy sophistication, she offers critical assessments of the latest New York museum shows, the pace of gentrification on the Lower East Side, and where to get the best pickled herring in [...]

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Marco Pierre White’s Favorite Lunch Spot: The Russ & Daughters Counter

March 11th, 2009 · 3:50 pm

There was lots of buzz in the papers and on the blogs today about Chef Marco Pierre White. The Chopping Block, his new reality show, premieres tonight on NBC.  About halfway into Carla Spartos’s article, “Chop Chef,” in the New York Post is this gem: “No wonder White counts Russ & Daughters as his favorite [...]

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Boy Eats Herring and Becomes Funny, Active, Smart, and Intelligent, and Also It Makes Him Look More Like President Barack Obama

January 19th, 2009 · 3:54 pm

Our “newest employee,” Joseph Vargas, age 7, wrote this post’s headline.  He also submitted an article for me to post on Lox Populi.  Here is his news item, in full: Boy Eats Herring and Becomes Funny, Active, Smart and Intelligent and Also It Makes Him Look More Like President Barack Obama By Joseph Vargas I [...]

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Category: In the Store · Photo · What I Ate Today
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A Brine of a Time: International Pickle Day

November 10th, 2008 · 5:58 am

On September 14, Russ & Daughters took part in the 8th annual International Pickle Day, held at the site of “the old pickle district” on the Lower East Side. We served and sold pickles, of course, (full and half sour) and plenty of pickled herring and pickled lox. The event, co-sponsored by the NY Food [...]

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