NYC-like deli coming to Amherst

May 9, 2013 Updated May 9, 2013 at 10:38 AM EDT

By James Fink, Buffalo Business First

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NYC-like deli coming to Amherst

May 9, 2013 Updated May 9, 2013 at 10:38 AM EDT

A new deli that focuses on New York City-style Kosher foods will be opening in Amherst by late summer.

Rich Balogh, a long time chef and graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education in New York, has signed a lease to occupy 1,530-square-feet in the Maple Forest Plaza. Balogh considered a number of local sites before selecting the Maple Forest Plaza, said his broker, Robert Marcus, CFO and vice president with Colby Development.

Dubbed Reuben's Deli, the restaurant will feature a menu heavy with Kosher specialties and traditional New York City deli favorites.

Balogh will also offering catering services from the restaurant.