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Goodman’s Jewish Deli

Meshugah fries

Meshugah fries at Goodman's Deli in Santa Rosa
Meshugah fries at Goodman’s Deli in Santa Rosa
Meshugah fries at Goodman's Deli in Santa Rosa
Meshugah fries at Goodman’s Deli in Santa Rosa

One word: Meshugah Fries. Okay that’s two. But when a potato is cooked in schmaltz, fried, covered in Russian dressing, sauerkraut, cheese curds and bits of pastrami, BiteClub tends to get a little, well, mashugana (meaning crazy in Yiddish).

We mentioned a couple weeks ago that local chefs Les and Tara Goodman of Adafina Culinary were planning an authentic Jewish deli at the West End Farm Market (Sundays from 10a.m. to 2p.m. at 817 Donahue, Santa Rosa), but that’s not the half of it.

Goodman’s Jewish Deli is a little bit of NYC in Wine Country with chocolate egg creams, celery soda (a new one for me, but interesting), homemade pastrami, chocolate babka, matzoh ball soup and the aforementioned Meshugah fries. The menu will change up weekly, so go with the flow. But we hear there might be some Sephardic hash and salmon schmear. And (sigh) Montreal-style bagels in the future!

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5 thoughts on “Goodman’s Jewish Deli

  1. Glad to see you’re promoting religious harmony by putting Goodman’s Jewish Deli and the Naked Pig in the same paragraph. Made me smile.

  2. Reuben and meshugah fries for $25?

    Are you kidding me? That’s more than some of our fine dining establishments, and this is at a farmers market… It looks good, I’d like to try it if it was semi-affordable, but that is way too expensive for a sandwich and fries, not even including a drink or a side….they even charge for a kosher pickle? Wow

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