With the great Fried Knish Shortage of 2013 still upon us (thanks to the factory fire at major supplier Gabilas in Copiague), and with demand for Cronuts as high as ever, Bubbys
Ron Silver could not have picked a better time to unleash the Crnish ($4 at Bubbys High Line, 73 Gansevoort St., nr. Washington St.; 212-206-6200). What is a Crnish, you say? Its smashed potatoes mingled with caramelized onions, wrapped in buttery croissant dough and baked to a golden brown. Think Ceci-Cela meets Yonah Schimmel. And think of the possibilities: Silvers already talking pulled-pork and pastrami Reuben Crnishes down the line.
*This article originally appeared in the December 9, 2013 issue of New York Magazine.