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Gentile manager’s views on running kosher restaurants NYC

Hi Guys, Before life moved me to a another state a few months ago, I was the General Manager at Talia’s and I will share some of my experiences that I can only thank Talia’s for :) . Trust me, managing a kosher restaurant is an interesting experience! I helped implement many changes over the years and honestly I believe that Talia’s has grown to be one of the better kosher restaurants in the city. So let me share with you some personal stories and some restaurant ones. In my personal life: I like to “do my homework” so I was referred to at the restaurant as the “gentile who...

The Burger: Its History and How a Cheeseburger Became Kosher In NYC

On average, Americans eat 100 hamburgers a year. McDonalds alone sells three billion a year, and nearly a total of 14 billion burgers are sold across the country when including all various restaurants and chains. Although early Mongolians troops under Genghis Khan are thought to have eaten the first traditional burgers by forming patties of scraps of meat and roasting or eating them raw, the word, “hamburger,” originated from the German city of Hamburg, which was then brought over to America during the influx of immigration. At least five German immigrants from the late 19th century claimed to have invented the hamburger, a patty of ground meat served...

Talia’s Sunday Brunch

A Unique Combination of Contemporary American and Middle Eastern Gourmet Cuisines. Please note: Talia's is not serving Sunday brunch at this time. We will update in the future.   New York-style Brunch with pancakes, waffles, maple syrup and other sweets has become an American Tradition. What about all the foreign-born and/or raised New Yorkers who want a different flare? A less sweet or spicy, or other original, ethnic, international cuisines. And what happens if you and your friend/spouse want to eat together, but he/she wants the traditional New York brunch menu and you crave a non-New Yorker, different, ethnic cuisine? Talia’s has it all: from the pancake & waffles fair to the hummus,...

Girl’s Night Out

Every Monday Night is Ladies' Night Out at Talia's  Ladies' Night 2 for 1 Drink Special: Buy a martini, cocktail or smoothie (up to $12 value) and get your 2nd order of the same drink - FREE!  Every Monday Night @ 6 PM! Organize a table of 6 or more ladies - ONLY ladies - to get this great deal. At Talia's you can have a classy and fabulous ladies' night out, suitable for all ladies - both single and married. Sometimes, girls just wanna get away from the guys for awhile. What better way to start or end your evening than to sip delicious apple martinis, mojitos or cosmos - even fresh mint tea...