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Where to Eat During Jewish High Holidays in Chicago

Sidney Madden
Sidney Madden
Posted on September 14
Homemade challah rolls for Rosh Hashanah

Homemade challah rolls for Rosh Hashanah in 2022. (Gado / Getty)

Wondering where to eat to celebrate Rosh Hashanah starting Friday and after breaking Yom Kippur fast Sept. 25? Chicagoans can mark the Jewish new year and Day of Atonement with the help of local restaurants.

What to Cook

🥖 Masa Madre is hosting virtual cooking classes to make challah for Rosh Hashanah and a challah wreath for Yom Kippur. The Mexican-Jewish bakery also has in-person classes after the holidays.

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Jewish high holiday menu items from Lure Fishbar

Jewish high holiday menu items from Lure Fishbar. (Courtesy of Lure Fishbar)

Where to Dine

🍯 Lure Fishbar has a dine-in menu available for both holidays. The River North restaurant is serving oven roasted chicken, baked whitefish, and apples and hot honey sushi.

Where to Order Out

🫓 Eleven City Diner is offering brisket, matzo balls, chopped liver, and sweet matzo kugel for Rosh Hashanah as well as lox trays for Yom Kippur.

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