Noah Bernamoff

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    September 10, 2014

    Black Seed's Smoked Trout Sandwich, One of Our 100 Favorite Dishes

    Dish no. 35: Smoked Trout Sandwich from Black Seed Bagels (170 Elizabeth Street, 212-730-1950)

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    May 8, 2014

    The 10 Best Bagel Shops in NYC

    While Italian immigrants were busy making this city great by giving us pizza, their Eastern European counterparts set to pickling cucumbers and tomatoes, smoking fish, and rolling bagels and bialys by hand. Long New York's unofficial breadstuff, an outstanding bagel starts and ends with proper techn ... More >>

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    May 1, 2014

    You Can Add Black Seed Bagels to the List of the City's Best

    The ubiquitous New York bagel has, for many years, operated as a shadow of its former self, with the worst offenders being puffy to the point of losing their shape yet leaden and tasteless enough to use as a dog's chew toy. So you have to hand it to Noah Bernamoff and Matt Kliegman, restaurateurs in ... More >>

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    April 28, 2014

    Q&A: Why Black Seed's Bagels Were an Instant Hit

    New York eagerly anticipated Black Seed Bagels (170 Elizabeth Street, 212-730-1950), a new shop from Mile End's Noah Bernamoff and The Smile's Matt Kliegman, and since the partners first opened the doors last week, the lines have been relentless. The place is offering a slightly different take on t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2012

    Mile End Deli: Social Media Flare Sours Smoked Meat's Return

    It took Mile End Sandwich almost a month to get smoked meat back on their menu after Hurricane Sandy destroyed the Red Hook commissary. But after raising the sandwich price from $12 to $14, a heated discourse between owner Noah Bernamoff and unhappy patrons hit Twitter and Facebook.

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    August 29, 2012

    Get Ready for Two Big Meat Parties

    Two spectacularly meaty events are just around the corner. Governor Island will become Pig Island this Saturday afternoon, when chefs serve pork from Møsefund Farm, Raven & Boar, Fossil Farms, and a number of local hog farms. Participating chefs include King Phojanakong of Kuma Inn, Shaunna Sargen ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    August 29, 2012

    Meat and Greet

    The Jewish deli goes reform

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    February 21, 2012

    James Beard Foundation Announces Chef and Restaurant Semifinalists

    ​The James Beard Foundation has released a list of semifinalists for the 2012 James Beard Foundation Awards in various chef and restaurant categories. The nominees will be narrowed down on March 19, but in the meantime, check out which New York restaurants and bars have made it this far.

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    August 1, 2011

    What's Happening This Week: Beery Clambake; BBQ Block Party

    As you may know, our weekly dining and drinking newsletter features all the coolest epicurean events in the city. Sign up for it here! Clambake & Kelso Beer Dinner The Vanderbilt Tuesday, August 2 at 7:30 p.m. The brewery and restaurant are practically neighbors anyway, so it makes sense that they ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2011

    La Esquina's Akhtar Nawab, Chopped's Chris Santos At City Harvest Fundraiser

    Akhtar Nawab of La Esquina​ City Harvest is one of the most beloved nonprofits in NYC. Each day, it collects nearly 77,000 pounds of food from restaurants, markets, and farmers, and uses that to feed more than 300,000 people. Last night it held its big annual fundraiser, "Summer in the City," ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2011

    And Now, Some Montreal Bagel Smack Talk

    Her Own Journey/FlickrThe real McCoy?​Park Slope restaurant owners aren't the only ones talking smack this week. Over on Atlantic Avenue, Noah Bernamoff has registered his disapproval of B & B Empire Bistro, the new-ish bakery that purports to make authentic Montreal bagels.

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2011

    Where Was I Eating? Mile End

    Lauren ShockeyPickles, pickles, and more pickles at Mile End​ Fork in the Road readers know how to spot 'em. The restaurants where I'm eating, that is. I was indeed eating at Mile End, Noah Bernamoff's tasty deli (and home of the delicious Ruth Wilensky), named after Montreal's Mile End dist ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2011

    Noah Bernamoff Will Not Indulge Your Whining

    Robert SietsemaRuth Wilensky, not Noah Bernamoff.​When we interviewed Noah Bernamoff back in February, we found the man to be a font of opinions, be they about schmaltz or the guy down the road claiming to make Montreal bagels. Over at Nona Brooklyn, there's a new interview with the Mile End o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2011

    That Brooklyn Heights Montreal Bagel Place Is Called B&B Empire, and Should Open in May

    ​A couple of months ago, word got around that a Montreal-style bagel shop would be opening in Brooklyn Heights. Now, a few scant new details have become available, courtesy of the shop's website.

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    February 25, 2011

    Noah Bernamoff Talks About Schmaltz, Bagels, and Keeping Jewish Food Alive

    MetromixNoah Bernamoff and his wife, Rae Cohen.​Yesterday, Noah Bernamoff spoke with us about his plans for Mile End, the phenomenally successful smoked-meat mecca he opened a little more than a year ago in Boerum Hill. Today, he talks with us about his grandmother's recipes, keeping tradition ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2011

    Posts of the Week

    It's Friday, blessed Friday, and time for a look back at the week that was: Our 10 best and cheapest Pennsylvania Station eats. Mile End's Noah Bernamoff talked about what's next for the restaurant, keeping Jewish food alive, and schmaltz. Vermin roaming your apartment? If you can't beat 'em, eat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2011

    Noah Bernamoff Talks About Mile End, and What's Next for Mile End

    MetromixNoah Bernamoff and his wife, Rae Cohen.​A little more than a year after opening Mile End in Boerum Hill, Noah Bernamoff is a busy, busy guy. In addition to the day-to-day duties of filling the mouths of smoked meat fanatics, Bernamoff fills his hours working on new products and recipes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2011

    Mile End May Expand to Manhattan

    Robert SietsemaWill Mile End's Ruth Wilensky find a home in Manhattan?​Speaking of Montreal-style bagels, it looks like Mile End has some big plans in store for 2011.

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    September 22, 2010

    Chatting With Sara Jenkins: Fake Olive Oil, Jumping on the Greenmarket Bandwagon, and Williamsburg Restaurants That Feel Like Bars

    Carla RoleySara Jenkins​Yesterday we spoke with Sara Jenkins about Porsena, the pasta restaurant she's planning to open down the street from Porchetta next month. Today, in the second part of the interview, the chef discusses how she ended up settling in New York following her European upbrin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2010

    Some More Mile End Dinner Details: Maple-Smoked Duck Leg!

    Robert SietsemaMile End's smoked meat poutine: a g-u-t-b-o-m-b any time of the day or night.​As we mentioned yesterday, Mile End begins dinner service tomorrow night. Although dinner menu will at the outset feature the same dishes available on the daytime menu, Rae Cohen, who owns the restaura ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2010

    In Good Spirits at the Bell House

    Keith WagstaffRevelers enjoy the Farm on Adderly's pork, beef, and lamb-blend meatballs.​The Manhattan Cocktail Classic is but a week away, but don't think that would stop me from pouring artisanal alcohol down my throat in the meantime. Thank god for Edible Brooklyn's Good Spirits event at th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2010

    Mile End to Add More Space, Hours

    Smoked meat poutine will soon be what's for dinner.​Noah Bernamoff had no intention of opening his Montreal-style Jewish deli, Mile End, just for breakfast and lunch. The plan was to be full service, open for dinner. In a as little as three or four weeks, he says, that might be the case. "Bus ... More >>

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    January 19, 2010

    Mile End to Open Next Monday

    French-Canadian ex-pats and roving carnivores, rejoice: Mile End, Boerum Hill's very own Montreal-style Jewish delicatessen, will open next week.