KitchenDaily.com, a popular online recipe and news site, recently said Skokie's Kaufman's has the best bagels in America.
You could say the sheer amount of different diversities in Skokie is amazing. At Niles North High School, for example, more than 100 different languages are spoken by students. That being said, the Jewish community is one of the many cultures that has a strong presence in the village. From being the home to the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center to the many synagogues present. With all that are also restaurants - The Bagel in Old Orchard Mall comes to mind and Emma's Bagel Cafe (formerly Bagel Country) at 9306 Skokie Blvd., are just a few of the many restaurants frequented by the Jewish community. Recently, KitchenDaily.com, a popular online news and recipe site, said Kaufman's Deli has the best bagels in America, ranking them…
Kaufman's Deli owner Bette Dworkin will be holding her grand opening today, Nov. 5. Also, check out her story on her journey on how she became Kaufman's owner and her own boss.
The Skokie staple repairs itself following a devastating fire in November.
It's official Kaufman's Deli is here to stay. But as the restaurant eyes a September re-opening, owner Bette Dworkin is hard at work rebuilding the space post-fire. “It was devastating,” Dworkin told Patch. "You come in and it was like a war zone. The ceilings were torn down. The windows were blown out. The roof was cut. There is water and smoke every place. It was terrible.” Since breaking the news Friday, Skokie Patch has received an overwhelmingly postive response from readers on Facebook. Meanwhile Dworkin and company continue reconstruct the Skokie Staple. Flip through the gallery above to see their progress. Read the full scoop on Kaufman's re-opening. Stay tuned to Skokie Patch for more news.