borscht belt

(redirected from borshch)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
Related to borshch: borscht

borscht belt

The resort area of the Catskill Mountains in upstate New York once predominately patronized by American Jews. Borscht is a type of soup that originated in Eastern Europe. A lot of Jewish comedians got their start playing the Borscht Belt in upstate New York.
See also: belt
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
See also:
References in periodicals archive ?
After all, as they emphasized, Japanese tourists did not come to Moscow for sushi; they wanted borshch. The most popular restaurant at the Brussels Worlds Fair of 1958, besting 70 other countries for a Grand Prix, was that of the Soviet pavilion.
At a time when many White goods retailers were struggling and closing down on a regular basis, Borshch grew from strength to strength growing in customers, stock levels, staff and recently in their haul of industry recognised awards.
Our investment in staff training, showroom displays and our expansion of the huge range of products on display have all been a major contributor to Borshch being recognised nationally.
In February 2014 Borshch were highly commended for both their customer service and website in the Innovative Electrical Retailing National awards.
In March 2015 Borshch were named winners of a National Industry Award, this time the Innovative Electrical Retailing Magazine named us as winners of their coveted Best Independent Retailer of domestic appliances, we were also highly commended in the category of best regional multiple Channel Award.
A vast array of world-famous dishes is in its arsenal, including Russian appetizers and pirogi, Ukrainian borshch, Georgian shashlyk, Azeri lamb stew [piti], Uzbek plov, and many other national dishes." Addressing those assembled for the meeting, he called on them to "exalt the accomplishments of Soviet cuisine!" (66)
Borshch Electrical specialise in new, end of line and slightly marked stock offering the option of delivery and installation on all appliances.
They are proud to be members of one of the largest buying groups in the UK which enables Borshch Electrical to provide virtually any make or model required.
BEETROOT is the main ingredient of Borshch and its flavour and colour dominate this well-known soup.
TRADITIONAL DISHES: Tort Migdalowy, main picture, Bigos, top, and Borshch will give you a flavour of Polish cuisine