Operating at a couple of locations on Broadway in the west 80s since the 1930s, their massive menu (digitized here by the New York Public Library) was packed with all kinds of Jewish comfort food: potato latkes, cheese blintzes, kreplach, and chopped herring.
The place has been gone for at least a few decades—and perhaps many of its customers gone as well. But for a brief moment last week, Steinberg’s reappeared.
The Town Shop lingerie store has relocated there, and while removing the sign from the previous occupant (Laytners Linen) and installing their sign, Steinberg’s vintage lettering (1940s? 1950s?) was let out of its tomb.
[Thanks to NW for the photos]
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