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Potato Knish's in or around Chicago

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Potato Knish's in or around Chicago

gcsuny | Dec 23, 2010 06:10 PM

I lived in lower Manhatten NY back in 1981-1983. While waiting for the Staten Island Ferry my friends and I would venture over to a small indoor hotdog stand which served potato knishes. The cook would wrap a square potato knish in wax paper, squeeze/bust open the top like a just-cooked baked potato and with tongs layer the knish with golden carmelized onions and then add some yellow mustard. I was a little skeptical at first but after the first bite I was hooked. I ate three of them that night and went there any chance I could when I was down by Battery Park.

Now that it is 2010, I am still trying to find a deli/restaurant around Chicago that serves these knish's the same way.

Where can I find one like the old times? Thanks. fishpa7@yahoo.com

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