[thechat] lox (Re: SQL, gif, e-mail... )

David McCreath mccreath at ak.net
Fri Feb 22 11:45:01 CST 2002

Judah McAuley wrote:

> John Handelaar wrote:
>> Anyway, then I remembered this... what is it you people
>> call smoked salmon again?
> Here at the Pacific coast (where we have real salmon) we call it smoked
> salmon.
> You might be referring to that East Coast thing they call Lox.  Which is
> more of a spread that contains smoked salmon I believe.


I've always known lox as pieces of smoked salmon, just sold under a
different name, maybe with some element of kosher thrown in. (Never as a
spread. That would just be salmon spread.) However, according to this page:


what defines lox is the actual smoking method.

Mmmm ... I want lox and bagels with lots of cream cheese and onions now
... mmm


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