New kosher restaurant opens in Stamford
February 1, 2012 by Howard Blas
STAMFORD â€” Long after leaving public office, Senator Joseph Lieberman, will be remembered for his many accomplishments. Now, thanks to Itâ€™s Kosh, a new kosher American bistro at 108 Prospect Street in Stamford, Connecticutâ€™s senior senator can add to the list the â€œSmokinâ€™ Joe Lieberman Sandwichâ€ â€” a creation, according to the Itâ€™s Kosh menu, that includes â€œMontrÃ©al-style smoked meat, Romanian pastrami, New York-style
corned beef, Russian dressing, American coleslaw, served with French fries and no bologna.â€
Itâ€™s Kosh, 108 Prospect Street in Stamford
A wall photo on the Itâ€™s Kosh fan page features the smiling Senator holding a tray with his favorite new sandwich.
Owned and operated by Stamford resident Glenn Karow, whose children attend Carmel Academy in Greenwich, Kosh opened for business just after New Years Day.
Karow, whose many years in the food service industry include management positions at Cracker Barrel, TGI Fridays and Hale and Hearty, is delighted with the warm response to Kosh from people throughout the region â€“ from Manhattan, Westchester, Waterbury, Fairfield, New Haven and beyond.
Of his OU-supervised
restaurant he says proudly, â€œWe have a smoker and can smoke 120 pounds of meat at a time. We will have three 55 inch screen TVs and two 46 inch TVs, a fireplace, and seating outside with umbrellas and heaters. â€œWhere else can you get burgers and wings and watch a game?â€
And if youâ€™re watching the game at Itâ€™s Kosh this Sunday, the restaurant invites you to take the Super Bowl Wing Challenge: Guess how many wings are sold by the end of the day on Feb. 5, and if your guess is closest without going over, you win $100.00 in free food and drink.
â€œItâ€™s great having a kosher restaurant in town, to be able to go out and have a bite and enjoy good food and a great atmosphere,â€ says Stamford resident Howard Wolffe, who has a tough time picking his favorite Kosh dish â€“ â€œItâ€™s between the hangar steak and the rib steakâ€”and the wings arenâ€™t to be missed either.â€
Itâ€™s Kosh is open Sundays through Thurdays, 11am-10pm; Fridays 11am until two hours before sundown, and after Shabbat.
For information call (203) 614-8777.