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Kosher Cajun New York Deli & Grocery

3519 Severn Ave. (West Esplanade Ave.) Send to Phone
504-888-2010 | Menu
Kosher and Cajun mix nicely at the Kosher Cajun deli.
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Kosher Cajun New York Deli & Grocery Restaurant Review

: Manhattan and Metairie may have precious little in common, but the latter offers at least one modest outpost of the former's famous Jewish delis. Kosher Cajun's matzoh ball soup would remind a New Yorker of home, and while its J&N Special, a sandwich with hot corned beef and pastrami on rye with mustard, horseradish and coleslaw, may court overkill, it will still do fine in an emergency. Dr. Brown's sodas, almost a dozen of them, are the beverages of choice. The cheesecake is the real deal, imported from the Big Apple. The spacious and spotless surroundings along a large glass wall overlook a parking lot full of SUVs and minivans. Kosher Cajun deli doubles as a grocery store with locally hard-to-find items (like a respectable assortment of kosher wines) and also as a caterer. Speaking of hard to find, this is one of only a handful of places in the city that knows how to produce great chopped liver. Owner Joel Brown has developed a strong following, largely because of his hospitality and knowledge of his product. Looking for authentic black and whites for dessert? Look no further.

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