Norwegian comfort food in the heart of Brooklyn

Nordic Deli is a delicious bite of Norway Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. It is fitting that Nordic Deli is the star of the film “Lapskaus Boulevard,” a documentary by Director Marianne Kleven, and not only because the title is a Norwegian dish. Kleven choose to feature Nordic Deli in her film for a very specific reason. While she was researching historic footage of the Norwegian community in Brooklyn, food was always involved. Kleven feels that food binds people, especially during the most intimate moments of their lives: baptisms, weddings, and funerals. Although Nordic does not reside on Eighth Avenue (colloquially known as Lapskaus Boulevard) she felt it best represented the feel of the Boulevard wh
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