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Ziggy Gruber at Kenny & Ziggy’s New York Delicatessen
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Ziggy Gruber at Kenny & Ziggy’s New York Delicatessen

"The Deli Man"

In tandem with the exhibition, "I'll Have What She's Having": The Jewish Deli, Holocaust Museum Houston will host of film screening of "The Deli Man." The documentary tells the story of the New York Delicatessen. At the center of the film is local "deli man" Ziggy Gruber, who grew up in a family-owned deli in New York city then went off to the Culinary Institute of America, Le Cordon Bleu in France and eventually a 3-Star Michelin Restaurant. Eventually Ziggy landed in Houston where he opened Kenny & Ziggy's New York Delicatessen.