Greater Boston is home to many Ashkenazi Jews, so why are our delicatessens so terrible? That question became academic once this spot from the State Park team opened, not only serving extraordinary versions of deli classics—corned beef, latkes, gribenes, lox, pickled herring, pastrami, knishes, matzahball soup, celery soda, babka, bagels, bialys (yessss!)—but making them in-house. In an age when the traditional Jewish deli is waning, Cambridge is now blessed to have an absolutely amazing one.
A few bright spots have recently emerged out of the murk that was Boston’s delicatessen scene, none more exciting than this newcomer...
Greater Boston finally got a deli that merits a trip, a Waltham storefront that makes its astonishing, globe-trotting assortment of charcuterie, salumi and sausages from local animals, serving them in a bright combination of densely packed retail wonderland and counter-service sandwich joint…...