Ruth Wilensky

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2012

    OMG! Beef on Weck at Mile End Sandwich

    The picture-perfect beef on weck sandwich at Mile End Sandwich. It's something of a black eye that New Yorker City dwellers have never quite figured out how to make a beef on weck sandwich until now. Mainly because it's a particular specialty of our sister metropolis of Buffalo, New York -- both c ... More >>

  • 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

    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.

  • Dining

    December 15, 2010

    Exploring the Montreal-New York Food Connection

    A trip up over the border to the great French north

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2010

    Posts of the Week

    At last it's Friday afternoon. As the day retreats into a shroud of seasonal gloom, it's time to look back on the week that was. Lauren Shockey, a lifelong New Yorker, lists her top ten childhood restaurants that still exist. Our Man Sietsema goes to Staten Island for some meat and murder. 'Brook ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2010

    The Inspiration for Mile End's Ruth Wilensky Sandwich

    ​Mile End's Ruth Wilensky is made with very good artisanal salami -- but the bologna has been omitted. Named after a Montreal neighborhood northeast of Mont Royale, Mile End is a Brooklyn deli that seeks to deliver -- at lunch at least -- a reasonable facsimile of several vernacular culinary ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 25, 2010

    Mile End Brings Montreal to Brooklyn

    Boerum Hill gets a smoky, meaty taste of Quebec