MTL to NYC
Mile End Deli is the story of two childhood friends who decided to introduce New York City to its first Montreal-style Jewish delicatessen, while also preserving their Bubbie's comfort food.
Named after the Lower East Side of Montreal, where European Jews migrated
Founders Noah and Rae Bernamoff, along with partner Joel Tietolman.
Owners Joel Tietolman and Noah Bernamoff are among a generation of young Jewish people who want to preserve their nanas’ cooking, while also creating beautiful
Flashforward a year later and you can find Noah cooking smoked meat on his roof and drying salamis in his closet, while Joel drove St. Viateur bagels back and forth between Montreal and New York.
Mile End made a name for itself after first opening at their Hoyt street location in 2010 by introducing New York to Montreal-style smoked meat and bagels, as well as poutine.
Today there are three Mile End Deli’s
in NYC and two Black Seed Bagels, Mile End’s sister restaurant who is bridging the gap between the infamous Montreal vs NY bagel debate.