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The New York Times: “The Lox Sherpa of Russ & Daughters”

November 3rd, 2012 · 12:12 pm

Character Study: The Lox Sherpa of Russ & Daughters. By Corey Kilgannon, The New York Times. When Hurricane Sandy threatened to cut power to Russ & Daughters, the popular lox purveyor on Houston Street, Chhapte Sherpa, an assistant manager there, was a first responder in saving the salmon. Each day he found ways to make [...]

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Category: Ask a Slicer · In the Store · Press
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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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Our Newest Employee

December 18th, 2008 · 2:27 pm

Joseph Vargas, age 7, discusses business with the boss, Joshua Russ Tupper It’s all-hands-on-deck every day during the busy holiday season at Russ & Daughters.  Herman Vargas‘s son, Joseph, age 7, is joining us too.  Joseph is a fantastic bagel sorter and a budding herring expert (and, he looks like a very small Barack Obama).  [...]

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Category: In the Store · Photo · Tradition
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