Milky Way, the Spielberg family Kosher restaurant, is reopening its doors to the public on February 18th. The Southern California eatery is returning after being on hiatus due to the death of Leah Adler.
From LA Eater:
One of Los Angeles’ most iconic Kosher restaurants, Pico-Robertson’s the Milky Way, is back.
The Jewish dining community got a jolt nearly two years ago with the news that longtime restaurant owner and Spielberg family matriarch Leah Adler had died . Adler lived a long and fruitful 97 years, but her missing presence as a fixture on the block, working the room at the Milky Way and often dancing between the tables during service, had left a hole in the close-knit cross-section of the city ever since.
Now the Spielberg family has revived Adler’s memory with the reopening of the restaurant she ran for 40 years with husband Bernie. The homey restaurant has been undergoing an extensive overhaul both in menu and design for many months now, but is back and more charming than ever. From the framed family photographs to the movie posters headlined by Adler’s son director Steven Spielberg, dining inside really feels like stepping into Adler’s own kitchen.
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