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Mile End I Love You, but Your Canadian Bagels are Freaking Me Out

Mile End I Love You, but Your Canadian Bagels are Freaking Me Out
By April 19, 2010

Once I go to a restaurant three times in a month, I’m officially obsessed; I’ve got my favorite items on the menu, and I know the right time to get there to avoid the crowds.  I become a “regular.” Right … Read More

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The Jewish Meat: Noah Bernamoff of Mile End

The Jewish Meat: Noah Bernamoff of Mile End
By March 11, 2010

When historians look back on 2010 Brooklyn, they will uncover dozens of articles on the phenom that is the Mile End Delicatessen, and for good reason: owner Noah Bernamoff opened the restaurant not to cash in on the foodie trend, … Read More

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Recipe & Contest: Olive Oil Chocolate Chip Cookies

Recipe & Contest: Olive Oil Chocolate Chip Cookies
By December 15, 2009

Every once in a while I feel sorry for myself because my kids won’t eat my lovingly prepared meals; for comfort, I seek out one of my fellow moms, specifically those with teenagers. Invariably they look at me with a … Read More

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DJ Lil Ray: Jewish, Vegan, Loves Hip-Hop

DJ Lil Ray: Jewish, Vegan, Loves Hip-Hop
By December 1, 2009

DJ Lil Ray, aka Rachael Spiewak, got her start as a DJ last year. This Jewish vegan specializes in hip-hop and had a weekly gig at a Saturday night dance party called Radiotron in Atlanta. She recently moved to Brooklyn. … Read More

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The Debate: Eating Meat (or not) at the Hazon Food Conference

The Debate: Eating Meat (or not) at the Hazon Food Conference
By November 23, 2009

The Jew and The Carrot is Hazon’s blog about Jews, food and contemporary life.  According to their mission: “The blog has a diverse and inclusive community, where we welcome readers and volunteer writers from across the Jewish denominational spectrum, and … Read More

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Bravo Goes Kosher : Natalie Portman Swaps Prosciutto for Polenta

Bravo Goes Kosher : Natalie Portman Swaps Prosciutto for Polenta
By November 2, 2009

I am a huge fan of all things Bravo, but as a diehard foodie I cannot resist Top Chef. For its first couple of seasons, I sat on the couch in my parents’ Kosher home and imagined how buttery scallops … Read More

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Where Deli is Community

Where Deli is Community
By October 16, 2009

Once upon a time, the delicatessen was the third pole of Jewish American communal life. The other two were the synagogue, where people prayed twice daily, and the bathouse, shvitz, or mikveh, where the men and women gossiped, bathed, and … Read More

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The Tale of Mimi Chicken (AKA The Dish That Started It All)

The Tale of Mimi Chicken (AKA The Dish That Started It All)
By September 29, 2009

As I mentioned in my last post, I was never great in the kitchen. In fact, up until I moved in with my husband my cooking skills rarely ventured outside the realm of grilled chicken and salads. But having someone … Read More

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