Lox vs Nova Salmon: Do You Know What's Actually on Your Bagel?

When it comes to lox vs smoked salmon, do you know the difference? And what’s the deal with Nova salmon? Order a bagel and lox and your sandwich will likely be adorned with a schmear of cream cheese...



Best lox in the Bay Area?

Dave MP
by Dave MP 9 days ago

I was thinking of ordering lox from Zabar's in NYC, but the shipping prices are really high. I'm wondering what's the best lox I can buy locally in the Bay Area? I know that best means different th...

Pickled lox

by kodozzz1048 1 month ago

I'm hoping someone can help me figure out how to make pickled lox (the type sold at Zabar's in NYC). It's sensational and I'd love to be able to make it. Any clues? Clearly the quality of salmon is...

Homemade lox -- questions and advice!

Dave MP
by Dave MP 12 months ago

This winter holiday season I'd like to make my own lox or gravlax. I've never done it before. I was inspired by the NY Times gravlax recipe, which seems easy enough. But I'm wondering if folks have...

Accidentally ceviched my fish

by mushroomaffairs 1 year ago

I prepared dinner very early in the morning to get it out of the way. I bought a variety of frozen fish and decided to cook all of it tonight. I squeezed an entire lemon, added herbs and spices a...

Bagels and Lox/Nova--Boston/Brookline

by calisson 4 years ago

My daughter in law is giving birth to twins this coming Weds. (!!), and she has requested that we bring her a bagel and lox (or nova) sandwich in the hospital. If I want to pick up a finished sandw...

Texture Problem with Homemade Pickled Lox

by helou 5 years ago

I got a wonderful recipe from someone online for making my own pickled lox. It involves salt/sugar curing salmon, and then letting it pickle in brine for 3 days. The recipe was excellent, and t...

Lox... without bagels

by swfood 5 years ago

Looking for some alternative brunch "vehicles" for lox. We are having some people over, on Sunday and our plan was to initially pick bagels up that morning. With the impending snowstorm (we are in ...

Where can I get the best bagels & lox for the Holidays?

by gutreactions 5 years ago

Who carries the best lox & bagels for the coming Holidays? Do I have to split stores? What are your favorites?

LOX in San Diego

by hungrylawyer 16 years ago

A few weeks ago, there were some posts about bagels that rightfully bemoaned the sorry state of that staple, not just in our town but also on the whole West Coast. To me, however, the true tragedy ...

Zabar's advice needed

by Blumie 5 years ago

Driving to Cape Cod on Wednesday morning, and would like to bring a Zabar's care package: lox, sable, herring, bagels, etc. I have a cooler and ice pack ready for the trip. How important do folks...

bagels, lox, etc

by stuart954 6 years ago

visiting my cousin in houston and promised id bring bagels lox, whitefish salad etc etc where is the best place to go, thanks

Smoked fish and bagels in SoHo

by Rheta 6 years ago

Can someone advise me where to get great lox and bagels near the SoHo grand hotel? Thanks!

Best place in Boca to purchase 'Appetizing' (Lox and fish)

by LETTUCEINLOVE 6 years ago

With break-the-fast around the corner, and just because this is literally my favorite stranded on a desert island meal, can I get some feedback to where people like to get high end, hand-cut smoked...

In search of incredible lox?

by jen_l 6 years ago

Where can I find the best lox in the Los Angeles/Hollywood/Pasadena area? I am looking to purchase some for a brunch at my home... I saw an old post on this subject, but most suggested Barney Gr...

Big Platter 'o LOX? -- quantity as well as quality

by litchick 6 years ago

Hi hounds, I'm looking for a big platter of lox for a party this coming Sunday, and I'm hoping for good bang for the buck. Quantity as well as quality. Obviously something like The Butcherie wil...

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