About Leah Koenig

Leah Koenig is the Editor-in-Chief of The Jew and the Carrot: Hazon's Blog on Jews, Food, and Contemporary Life (www.jcarrot.org) She is also a freelance writer living in Brooklyn (as far as she knows, she's the only one.) She loves shopping at the farmers' market, braised greens, and a good, stinky cheese.

Let’s hear it for Charlie

By August 16, 2007

Charlie Rose doesn't need an elaborate set or flashy cable TV channel to be cool.  Charlie Rose doesn't need much of anything.  This interviewer extraordinaire kicks ass just the way he is – brilliant. I found out via Slashfood that … Read More

The Hazon Food Conference:

The Hazon Food Conference:
By August 16, 2007

The Hazon Food Conference: Planting Seeds for the New Jewish Food Movement December 6th- 9th, 2007 / Shabbat Chanukah         Jewish food traditions are rich and ancient. Today growing numbers of Jewish people are beginning to think … Read More

I’ll have what she’s having

By August 15, 2007

Okay – I know some of you are probably sick of hearing me blather on about food by now ("Is food the only thing she talks about?" Yes, yes it is.)  So I want to hear from all you smart … Read More

Home Cooking: How I finally ended up in my mom’s kitchen

By August 15, 2007

(x-posted from Lilith Magazine's Blog – I thought this would be of interest to Jewcy readers – especially my mom's secret chocolate cake recipe at the bottom) Last week I went home to Chicago, and boy was the living easy. … Read More

Whole Foods controls the media

Whole Foods controls the media
By August 15, 2007

Since early spring, the foodie and business worlds have been all a-twitter about Whole Food's proposed takeover of natural foods competitor, Wild Oats (read the back story here).  The story just got even more interesting when the note Whole Foods … Read More

Chick (pea) it to me

By August 14, 2007

Make your own hummus at home with this easy recipe! Read More

Guns and bubbles

Guns and bubbles
By August 14, 2007

For those of you who were disappointed by the anti-climactic last episode of the Sopranos, you can now drown your sorrows in Sopranos Sodas.  That's right, HBO licensed the company, Imbibe, to create a line of bubbly drinks in the classic Italian flavors: Limoncello, … Read More

Happy Meat?

Happy Meat?
By August 14, 2007

At the tender age of 17 – upon discovering the ridiculous amount of resources (grain, land, water, etc.) that were used to feed cows and chickens instead of directly feeding humans – I became a vegetarian.  A year later I … Read More