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Where the Russian Grocery Store Means Abundance

The Soviet history hiding in plain sight at Toronto’s Yummy Market

Photos: Yummy Market

When I was growing up, my parents sometimes read aloud letters from my grandmothers about the endless food lines that marked their days in Leningrad and Lvov. Some 30 years later, their great-grandchildren navigate the packed aisles of the Russian grocery store Yummy Market

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Lea Zeltserman

Lea Zeltserman

Writer. RussianJewish food, Soviet-Jewish immigration, culture. Published in Tablet, Forward, Heated, Walrus, Saveur, Today’s Parent. https://leazeltserman.com

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