SLIDE SHOW: At Delis, the Rosh Hashana Rush

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Rugelach are the gem of delicatessen dessert. The little pastries are so dense, and varied in flavor and style, that they pack a serious punch and will sneak up on you if a box is left nearby. Those from Canter's Bakery in Los Angeles, seen here, are possibly the best anywhere. Bite sized, buttery, and filled with everything from chocolate to raspberry to apple cinnamon, they're guaranteed to ring in a sweet new year.


David Sax surveys holiday dishes from Florida to San Francisco in
At Delis, the Rosh Hashana Rush .

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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 savethedeli.com and works as a freelance journalist in New York.close
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