- Ben’s Kosher Deli hosted former New York Mets shortstop Bud Harrelson at its Bayside location. This was reported by Long Island Business News. Click here to read the article.
- New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli was honored at Ben’s Kosher Delicatessen Restaurant and Caterers’ Olde Time New York Deli Experience to benefit The Interfaith Nutrition Network. This was mentioned in Jewish World. Click here to read the article.
- The Long Island Press announced its nominees for “Best of LI 2013.” The following nominees include LL Dent (Best Brunch, Best Fried Chicken, Best Macaroni & Cheese, Best Soul Food & Southern Restaurant, Best Chef — Leisa Dent), Star Island Grill (Best Calamari, Best Lobster Roll, Best Restaurant with a Water View, Best Seafood Restaurant), Ben’s Kosher Delicatessen Restaurant & Caterers (Best Delicatessen, Best Lunch Deal, Best Pastrami Sandwich, Best Sandwich Deal), Long Island Game Farm (Best Petting Zoo), and Star Island Yacht Club & Marina (Best Boat Store, Best Fishing Supply and Best Marina).