Russ & Daughters to Open Café Inside The Jewish Museum

Russ & Daughters will open their third location in the lower level of the Jewish Museum in early 2015
Russ & Daughters to Open Café Inside The Jewish Museum
Facebook/Russ & Daughters Cafe

The upcoming Russ and Daughters café inside the Jewish Museum will serve kosher food to the general public.

Russ & Daughters, the iconic Jewish-American specialty shop that has been a staple of the Lower East Side for a century, is headed uptown for a café inside the Jewish Museum on the Upper East Side, reports The New York Times.

Just months after opening the Russ & Daughters Café at 127 Orchard Street, the beloved appetizing store will open its third location in early 2015, complete with a retail counter, on the lower level of the Jewish Museum.

“We realized that it’s the perfect new home,” Niki Russ Federman, a fourth-generation owner of Russ & Daughters, told The New York Times. “We’re both important cultural institutions. We want to preserve tradition yet move ahead, so there’s a synergy in our values.”

Unlike Russ & Daughters’ other locations, the museum café will serve only kosher foods, culled from both the flagship and the newly opened restaurant; museum admission is not required for entry.

For the latest food and drink updates, visit our Food News page.

Karen Lo is an associate editor at The Daily Meal. Follow her on Twitter @appleplexy

179 E Houston St (btwn Allen & Orchard St)
New York, NY 10002
Related Links
Calvin Trillin on Russ & DaughtersSandwich of the Week: New Catch Herring at Russ & Daughters in New York CityNiki Russ Federman on Russ & Daughters' Upcoming CaféRuss & Daughters' Sturgeon: The Other Smoked FishSnackshot of the Day: Russ & Daughters' New-Catch Holland Herring Sandwich