The term “Jewish food” means different things to different people — for some, that means “kosher,” so any dishes non-compliant with Jewish law are out of the question. To others, hummus and pita are the food of their people, and still others think that East Coast deli fare is the food expression of their roots. We have great examples of all those aspects of the culture here, from restaurants to delis to bakeries, crispy falafel and meaty reubens to chewy bagels and crumbly babka. In other words, you’ll never lack for options when it comes to complaining that either New Yorkers or your grandma made it better ... then eating every bite with gusto. Read on for 11 sweet spots to find Jewish food in San Francisco, Oakland, and Berkeley.
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