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The Reformed Jewish Deli

The Reformed Jewish Deli

DGS Delicatessen cures and smokes its pastrami. Photo © Joshua Cogan Photography

Local ingredients, international inspirations and house-made everything are the hallmarks of the new ultra-creative Jewish cuisine. Here are three places to find it.

By day, The General Muir serves reimagined deli favorites like a superb beet reuben; by night, they offer terrific small plates like Israeli flatbread with stewed lentils.

Washington, DC
Matzo-ball soup gets upgraded with luscious bone marrow, and smoked salmon is transformed into tartare at DGS Delicatessen.

Opening in May of 2014, chef Michael Solomonov's Abe Fisher will serve a quirky menu that includes corned pork belly with pretzel challah.

Recipe: Smoky Vegetarian Beet Reubens

Related: Passover Recipes
How to Make Matzo
Gail Simmons's Favorite Passover Dishes

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