The Festival of Lights officially begins tonight, December 7th—meaning it's time for endless festive jelly donuts (sufganiyots), premium latkes, exciting events and the lighting of the world's largest menorah, reports Time-out.
The Jewish holiday lasts eight nights. Friday night falls on Shabbat, and we have just the right treat for you - a delicious looking and tasting challah menorah sold at Eli's Market. This is an iconic New York City spot founded in 1998 by Eli Zabar of Zabar's.
The intricately shaped bread is baked to order in the store and can be delivered to your home within a couple of hours of preparation. According to a spokesperson, the dish “keeps well in the refrigerator and freezes well.”
You can spend $45 for the challah itself or perhaps treat yourself to Hanukkah gift basket for $200which is sold on the market. In addition to the menorah-shaped loaf, the basket includes candles and matches for a real candelabrum, a variety of chocolate coins (gelts), and sweet and salty snacks.
Important note: All options are not kosher. Happy Hanukkah, New York!