Crisp Restaurant -Under CUP K Supervision

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  • #601196

    mewho
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    Has anyone heard of this? Is this a good Hashgacha?

    The restaurant is either on or near Fulton Street in Downtown Manhattan (not far from Wall Street)

    #1091128

    apushatayid
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    Cup K (Rabbi Israel Mayer Steinberg)

    6 East 45th Street, Suite 209

    New York , NY 10017 Phone: (718) 232-4275

    Here is the contact info for the Rav Hamachshir. Call him, have your Rav call him.

    #1091129

    red
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    Do not even think of eating anything under his hasgocho.

    Everytime somebody loses his hechsher,this guy takes over.

    #1091130

    BTGuy
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    Why would the Crips want a kosher restaurant? Well, they are moving in the right direction.

    #1091131

    TheGoq
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    BTG funny!

    #1091132

    cherrybim
    Participant

    “Has anyone heard of this?”

    YES

    “Is this a good Hashgacha?”

    NO

    #1091133

    bp27
    Participant

    See how many restaurants under this hashgocho are open on Shabbos and decide for yourself

    #1091134

    hello99
    Member

    this was discussed 3 months ago, in fact you asked it then too

    http://www.theyeshivaworld.com/coffeeroom/topic/crisp-on-fulton-street-in-manhattan

    #1091135

    If you don’t trust a rabbi because you don’t know who he is,

    then why are you trusting the anonymous people posting at this blog?

    #1091136

    nfgo3
    Member

    There was a shop I used to frequent that posted a hechsher from “Vaad Harabbonim of Long Island.” I did some checking and discovered that there is no such Vaad. The shop was renovated, and the “VHLI” hechsher was replaced by the “Cup-K” hechsher. I assumed that since the shop was willing to post a phony hechsher once, it would do so again. Additionally, the “Cup-K” name is confusingly similar to the respectable and legitimate “Kof-K” hechsher, which made me suspicious. I have no further information about “Cup-K,” but my experience with it leads me not to trust it.

    And to Sage of Chelm’s comment about trusting people on this blog: I don’t trust any of them, with the possible exception of myself.

    #1091137

    ItcheSrulik
    Member

    The rav hamachshir is in the business of certifying fleishig restaurants that are owned by Jews and open on shabbos (and in at least one case I know, serve wine with no shomer shabbos staff). As far as I know, all his hashgacha is good for is that all packaged foods used by the restaurant are certified by someone else and that they sell their chametz for Pesach (if Jewish).

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