Demonstrating his encyclopedic knowledge of Jewish delis, David Sax
names 30 of them in just one minute, a new universal record.
Sax showed tremendous focus while setting the record, ignoring an
obnoxious heckler who kept yelling, “Carnegie!” He performed the feat on
February 11, 2009 at a World Record Appreciation Society event held in
New York City. Corey Henderson was present to document the feat and
count the names.
DELIS NAMED: Liebman’s, Loeser’s, Lansky’s, Fine and Shapiro, Zabar’s,
Artie’s, Carnegie, Stage, Katz’s, Second Avenue Deli, Ben’s, Sarge’s,
Gottlieb’s, Adelman’s, Mill Basin, Caplansky’s, Kat’z, Coleman’s, Center
Street, Schwartz’s, Main, Smoked Meat Pete, Snowdon Deli, Nate ’n Al’s
Some attendees included a Holocaust survivor, musicians, BBYO teen members from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Macedonia, Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom and the United States. BBYO alumni and staff from all across the world and at all levels of the organization were also present at the event.