Fried matzah balls are fair game

Fried matzah balls are fair game

The New York State Fair is getting its first kosher vendor. Topping its menu: deep-fried matzah balls with ranch dressing.According to, the Oaks at Menorah Park in Syracuse will be the first certified kosher food vendor at the fair, held in Syracuse from August 25 to September 5.

03-2-L-20131118-stuffed-matzo-balls-fried-innards-thumb-610x406-366978A spokesperson for the State Fair told it had been searching for a kosher vendor for a long time, part of an effort to cater to diverse dietary needs. Last year, the fair added a vegan vendor.

In addition to matzah balls, the menu will include deep-fried apple blintzes, deep-fried cheese-filled knishes, and non-fried items including lox, bagels, and Israeli salad.

JTA Wire Service

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