Schmaltz Brothers Food Truck provides mobile Hanukkah menu options

Kosher options range from Matzah Puppies to Bubbie’s BBQ Brisket

The Schmaltz Brothers Food Truck will offer a Hanukkah Menu starting December 10. Owners Chap Gage and Yehuda Malka are delivering the goods around town. It so happens that Malka is a graduate of rabbinical school, and Gage cut his teeth at Susan Gage Catering.

As many DC residents are ready to enjoy Hanukkah in its full tradition, the team is ready to provide kosher options on the Schmaltz Brothers menu.

For example, there’s the Schmaltz Burger with Atomic Sauce, lettuce, tomato, onion and Kosher pickles. As a Kosher chicken option, the Shwarma emerges as a very viable choice. It’s made with Shwarma Cauliflower Pulled Chicken served with Za’tar Hummus, jalapeño slaw, which has some serious bite, cucumber-tomato salad, pickles, onion, tzatziki and a spectacular spicy sauce, Skhug Goddess Dressing, piled in a Toasted Pita.

For a hearty indulgence, there’s the Bubbie’s BBQ Brisket. The Brisket is coated in Carrot Jam and a sweet concord grape steak sauce, topped with a smoked barbecue sauce, pickled red onion, slaw, pickles, and harissa aioli piled high in toasted challah.


Traditional matzoh balls become Matzah Puppies when they’re prepared the way that the Schmaltz Brothers do. They take the quintessential Jewish dumpling and dip it into a fryer. The crispy bites get a dash of hot honey, pickled red onion, and harissa aioli. On hand, you’ll also find Latkes—these potato pancakes get dosed with roasted garlic aioli and pickled apples.

For a sweet finish, try the Babka, which comes in two choices; traditional, sweet, rich bread, which can be a shareable choice with the Schmaltz Apple Fritters, fried to a golden brown with apple compote filling and powdered sugar; or the full loaf of Chocolate Babka Bread.


Customers can order online at and follow the Schmaltz Brothers truck on Instagram @schmaltz.bros

Photo credit: Schmaltz Brothers (featured preview image), Simoneink (inline)

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