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    Hipster Brooklyn Jewish Deli, Mile End, to Serve Chinese Food on Christmas

    By Jennifer 8. Lee | December 22, 2010


    Mile End Delicatessen, which is famed for its Montreal-style Jewish food (such as smoked meat), is drawing a ream of publicity for its decision to serve Chinese food on Christmas. (It’s of course had its share of press anyway. People love writing about Jewish food).

    They originally├é┬áannounced it on Twitter, “We’re taking reservations for our Traditional Jewish Christmas: Egg drop soup, tongue buns, crispy duck, etc. It’s going to be fun.” And it just exploded. Reservations full, so they are doing another seating at 2 p.m.

    Something fun. They are doing Smoked Meat Fried Rice. Like pastrami fried rice, but the Montreal version. Smoked meat is like a cross between pastrami and corned beef. An alternative path of evolution from New York.

    Interesting in part because I wonder if Canadian Jews have the same tradition as American Jews..

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