The festive season is in full swing, and for some, that means beginning Hanukkah preparations has already begun. An eight-day-long celebration rooted in Jewish tradition, Hanukkah is a time for family, feasting, and celebration all encapsulated by the ceremonial nightly menorah lighting. This year, the holiday begins on the evening of Thursday, December 7, and runs through December 15, and tied to the lighting of the menorah, the story goes that the foods cooked in oil will honor the miracle of when a small amount of oil helped feed candles for eight days.
Various restaurants around the city are readying themselves to celebrate with all of the traditional comfort foods and desserts — from stacks of savory latkes and filled cabbage rolls to neatly decorated Hanukkah-themed cookies and cakes.
Whether you’re building an epic spread for a big, fat Hanukkah feast, or simply looking for some fried snacks to enjoy at home, consider one of these 11 destinations for all things Hanukkah.Read More