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Sunday, February 15 • 3:00pm - 4:15pm
An Appetizing Tradition: Talking with the 4th Generation About 100 Years of Russ & Daughters

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Less than one percent of family businesses in America endure for four generations. Niki Russ Federman and Josh Russ Tupper are the fourth generation owners of Russ & Daughters, a landmark appetizing shop on the Lower East Side. Learn about the evolution of the business from their great grandfather’s herring barrel and pushcart. Hear family stories and personal anecdotes, about opening a critically acclaimed restaurant, and the values of tradition and history in the Jewish food world.

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Niki Russ Federman

In 2009 Niki Russ Federman became an owner of Russ & Daughters, the appetizing shop on East Houston Street, with her cousin Josh Russ Tupper. In 2014 they opened Russ & Daughters Cafe on Orchard Street, near where their great grandfather founded the business with a herring barrel and pushcart a century ago. She has contributed to Studio 360 and to nonfiction anthologies, and often speaks about tradition, food, NYC’s cultural... Read More →
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Josh Russ Tupper

In 2009 Josh Russ Tupper became an owner of Russ & Daughters with his cousin Niki Russ Federman. In 2014 they opened Russ & Daughters Cafe near the site where their great grandfather founded the business with a herring barrel and pushcart a century ago. Josh began his career as an engineer before moving to New York to continue his family’s 100-year-old culinary and cultural legacy. He has appeared on TV in “The Martha... Read More →


Sunday February 15, 2015 3:00pm - 4:15pm
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