Eat and Drink Hanukkah take-out meals from NYC's Russ & Daughters, Bklyn Larder and more By Meredish Deliso firstname.lastname@example.org Updated December 14, 2016 11:00 AM Print Share fbShare Tweet gShare Email The Festival of Lights kicks off Dec. 24 — and a large part of the Jewish holiday focuses on food. If you’re hosting a dinner, or want to be a gracious guest, here’s where you can find Hanukkah dinners, gift packages and a la carte options to go. Shelsky’s of Brooklyn Photo Credit: Shelsky’s of Brooklyn The spread: The Brooklyn deli's Hanukkah menu has everything for a feast, from appetizers and sides like chopped liver ($13.99), smoked whitefish salad ($22/pound) and matzoh ball soup ($12.99/quart) to fish platters ($15-$40/person) to traditional schmaltz-fried potato latkes ($2.75/each, $30/dozen) to chocolate babka ($18) and rugelach ($14.50/pound). There are even vegan chopped liver and gluten-free potato latkes for any guests with dietary restrictions. How to order: Call 718-855-8817 by Dec. 21 at 5 p.m. for the first night of Hanukkah. After Dec. 25 call 36 hours prior to pick-up. Info: 141 Court St., Cobble Hill, 718-855-8817, shelskys.com Ben’s Kosher Delicatessen Photo Credit: Ben’s Kosher Delicatessen The spread: Feed the whole gang with the kosher deli's special Hanukkah family dinner ($129.99/serves six), featuring chicken noodle soup, matzoh balls, a side salad rye bread, chicken or brisket, and two dozen mini latkes in flavors such as spinach, zucchini, sweet potato and plain. How to order: Call 800-344-2367 to order and arrange delivery. Info: 211-37 26th Ave., Bayside, 718-229-2367; 209 W. 38th St., 212-398-2367, bensdeli.net Russ & Daughters Photo Credit: Russ and Daughters The spread: The celebrated Lower East Side appetizing shop is once again offering its Hanukkah Deluxe gift package ($100) for the holiday, featuring 10 potato latkes, Scottish salmon, wild Alaskan salmon roe and creme fraiche -- all packed in a Russ & Daughters insulated tote. Or order its handmade latkes, caviar, salmon and sweets (including babka, rugelach and jelly doughnuts) a la carte. How to order: Call 212-475-4880 to order and arrange pick-up or courier delivery in NYC. Info: 179 E. Houston St., 212-475-4880, russanddaughters.com Bklyn Larder Photo Credit: Bklyn Larder The spread: The provisions shop has everything you need for a Hanukkah celebration. Get your pick of matzoh ball soup ($14/quart), poached salmon ($35/pound), braised beef brisket ($31/pound), potato latkes ($2.75/each, $15/half dozen, $28/dozen) and more. For something sweet, there's its house-made jelly doughnuts ($3.25/each, $36/dozen), chocolate or apple babka ($14/each) and olive oil and lemon cake ($38). How to order: Call 718-783-1250 or email email@example.com by Dec. 18 for pick up Dec. 23 or 24. Info: 228 Flatbush Ave., Park Slope, 718-783-1250, bklynlarder.com Frankel’s Delicatessen and Appetizing Photo Credit: Frankel’s Delicatessen and Appetizing The spread: The catering menu at the new-school Jewish deli includes a potato latke bar ($60/two dozen), complete with sour cream and apple sauce or creme fraiche and salmon roe. Also find a deluxe fish platter with your choice of two fish (Eastern Nova, pastrami salmon, Irish organic salmon), bagels, whitefish salad, cream cheese and dill cucumber salad ($300/serves 12, $580/serves 24), traditional braised brisket ($150/serves six, $300/serves 12) and a sweets box with babka and rugelach ($30/serves 10). How to order: Call 718-389-2302 or email firstname.lastname@example.org 72 hours in advance. Delivery available in NYC. Info: 631 Manhattan Ave., Greenpoint, 718-389-2302, frankelsdelicatessen.com Second Avenue Deli Photo Credit: Second Avenue Deli The spread: Get a feast for 10 people from the uptown and midtown Kosher deli, complete with potato knishes, potato salad or cole slaw, latkes, sandwiches and jelly donuts ($375, $400 after Dec. 16). Or go a la carte from its menu of appetizers, side dishes, sandwiches, meat platters, salads and dessert. How to order: Call either location for pre-order and to arrange delivery ($100 minimum) or pick-up on Dec. 24, 25 or Jan. 1. Info: 162 E. 33rd St., 212-689-9000; 1442 First Ave., 212-737-1700, 2ndavedeli.com By Meredish Deliso email@example.com Share on Facebook Share on Twitter More on this topic Latkes you need to try this HanukkahIt's time for Hanukkah latkes. Where to find the best Hanukkah doughnutsLatkes aren't the only Hanukkah delicacy: It's sufganiyot season, too. Schnippers' latke burger is a Hanukkah treatThis Hanukkah, enjoy your latke on top of a burger at Schnippers. Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.