from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Informal The predominantly Jewish resort hotels of the Catskill Mountains. Also called borscht circuit.
From the popularity of borscht in the cuisine of these hotels.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
I directed a summer stock company when I was a little boy in Red Bank, New Jersey; I also directed some theatre in the borscht belt and was a drummer-comic there.