Jon Stewart: It’s the Pierogies

November 10, 2011 at 11:30 am

For me, New York is all about going to restaurants. You know, low down restaurants like Veselka. Why Veselka? It’s the pierogies. Anything wrapped in pierogi flour, that’s what I go for.

Fried pierogies at Veselka, a 24-hour restaurant that's been serving up Ukranian food like pierogies, borscht and grilled kielbasa in the East Village for 57 years. Veselka will soon open a second location on the Bowery. Flickr/roboppy

Jon Stewart is an actor, Emmy-winning writer and television host. Since 1999, he has been the anchor and executive producer of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.”

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