knish knish


  • (n) (Yiddish) a baked or fried turnover filled with potato or meat or cheese; often eaten as a snack


  1. Bummy, born Abraham Davidoff in the brick jungles of Brooklyn's Brownsville, made his first impact on the world as a boy knish-peddler.
  2. Caution: Farnum Hill's bone-dry, tannic ciders do best with a hunk of cheddar or even a kasha knish.
  3. There he was, his picture in the paper day after day with a hot dog, a knish, a slice of pizza, an egg roll.


  • Steeplechase Jack opens eatery in Lancaster

    Steeplechase Jack, an eatery that features knishes, deli sandwiches and breakfast items, has opened at 305 N. Queen St.Steeplechase Jack is owned by Steve and Dani Brickman, who own a knish stand by the same name in Lancaster Central Market.The Brickmans said their Queen Street restaurant features t...
    on July 10, 2013     Source: Lancaster Online

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  • "It used to be just baseball," Dunston said. "From 9 am to 9 pm, we'd only stop to have a knish for lunch."
    on Oct 1, 2006 By: Shawon Dunston Source: New York Times

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