The Shiksa in the Kitchen (A Fresh Approach to Jewish Cuisine and Culture) is a blog I just came across with a recent review Tori (the Shiksa) has done for NYC delis and knishes.
She, like me and many people I know, is a fan of the knish - though she takes her interest in them to a wonderfully thorough place. Reading her review of 7 kinishes, including one here at Zabar's, you get a real sense for the state of the kinish in Manhattan today.
Here's an excerpt about her Zabar's experience:
Zabar’s knish selection is the largest I’ve ever seen. They are truly “gourmet” knishes...
It was flaky, delicious, divine—the perfect pastry, a flavorful filling, a wonderful way to start my deli day.
From The Shiksa in the Kitchen,
"Manhattan Delis and the Art of Kinish - Part 1"
Read the full article