Philadelphia, PA - Whether you're in the mood for a hearty soup or a delicious deli sandwich, you'll find a variety to choose from at Schlesinger's Delicatessen. In addition to its traditional Jewish fare, Schlesinger's also has a new addition to its lineup, “The Zelenskyy Sandwich," With proceeds going to Ukraine.
Schlesinger’s Delicatessen Introduces ‘Zelenskyy' Sandwich
Schlesinger's Delicatessen is located at 1521 Locust Street in Philadelphia, a traditional Jewish deli that features huge sandwiches, matzo ball soup, and a pickle bar.
The 'Zelenskyy' sandwich is a version of the classic Reuben, and it's guaranteed to make you drool. With a deliciously crunchy outer crust, this sandwich will please even the pickiest eater. The sandwich features three slices of fresh rye bread, 14 oz. Each of freshly sliced corned beef and pastrami, ½ cup of coleslaw, and a generous amount of Thousand Island dressing.
Allan Domb, the owner of the Rittenhouse delicatessen, created the $39 sandwich to raise money for the Wild Dove Foundation, founded by Ukrainian Temple University student Kateryna Koshevoy to send money to friends and family members affected by the war. Domb will donate 100% of proceeds from sandwich sales to the foundation, which has raised nearly $30,000
The deli. In addition to serving delicious sandwiches, the Delicatessen also offers a large variety of sides. It's open seven days a week, and the restaurant serves traditional Jewish fare. It's available for pick-up or delivery and is also a catering service.