SLIDE SHOW: At Delis, the Rosh Hashana Rush

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Photo by David Sax

Noodle Kugel at Jimmy and Drew's 28th St. Delicatessen in Boulder, CO. Also called Lokshen Kugel (Yiddish for Noodle Pudding), it involves baking boiled egg noodles in a sweet, eggy casserole, often flavored with raisins and cinnamon. Some families will serve it during the High Holy Days as a side dish (and make it savory), while others reserve it for dessert. Jimmy and Drew's is wonderfully dense and destructively a cinnamon bun baked into pasta.

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David Sax is the author of Save the Deli: In Search of Perfect Pastrami, Crusty Rye, and the Heart of Jewish Delicatessen (published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt on October 19th). He also runs the blog and works as a freelance journalist in New York.close

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