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The Regular

Scott’s my “Regular”.   People often ask me about regulars, like Katz’s is Cheers, or Alice. Does anyone remember Alice?   Anyway, yes there are lots of regulars at Katz’s. And the other waiters often take pride in their regulars, bragging to each other “oh, he’s my regular.” Implying big tips.   I don’t have […]

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Man Vs. Food

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Call me Ismael

The words roll out of his Egyptian mouth with a cold ruthlessness that could rival the Emperor from Star Wars or any really cold villain with a bit of an accent. Ismael is easily one of my favorite people at Katz’s, probably one of my favorite people period. He is in his fifties, he has […]

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Teaser – The Last Jewish Waiter

Teaser – The Last Jewish Waiter with host David Manheim. Follow David as he lives and documents his personal hell as he calls it at Katz’s Delicatessen on the Lower East Side.

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Easy Going Jews

Disclaimer: Opinions of The Last Jewish Waiter are not necessarily those of Katz’s Deli. I think my favorites are the rich, easy going Jews from the south making their pilgrimage to the birthplace of modern deli. They are so delighted with everything, especially me, they are totally grateful for the treatment. They will order anything […]

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