Jewish Food

Top Chef, Top Scallop

Top Chef, Top Scallop
By August 21, 2009

I like food.  A lot.  Since my son’s initial appearance, my wife Amanda has been watching an intense amount of Food Network (great to watch in short bursts, when you don’t have the time or energy for a full show … Read More

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The Miracle of Coffee

The Miracle of Coffee
By December 16, 2008

Finding the perfect cappuccino in Tel Aviv. Read More

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The Brisket King

The Brisket King
By October 6, 2008

If I had a brisket for every time I have heard “I’m interested in spirituality, not religion”, I’d be … um, The Brisket King, I guess. I never ate brisket growing up. I ate coq au vin, or greasy tinned … Read More

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Vegan Honey Alternatives for a Sweet Rosh Hashanah

Vegan Honey Alternatives for a Sweet Rosh Hashanah
By September 22, 2008

Agave, maple syrup, date honey, oh my! Read More

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Most Wanted: The Big, Bad Butchers and Bullies of Agriprocessors

Most Wanted: The Big, Bad Butchers and Bullies of Agriprocessors
By July 24, 2008

On May 12, 2008, 900 federal and state law enforcement personnel raided Agriprocessors, the country’s largest kosher slaughterhouse. They arrested almost 400 illegal alien workers and had outstanding warrants for hundreds more. On the day of the raid, more than … Read More

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Kosher-Keeping Vegans Go Undercover To Break The Biggest Case Of Animal Cruelty In American Jewish History

Kosher-Keeping Vegans Go Undercover To Break The Biggest Case Of Animal Cruelty In American Jewish History
By July 2, 2008

Philip and Hannah Schein are the Rina Lazarus and Peter Decker of American vegans. This husband and wife team – Philip is forty-three; Hannah, ten years younger – are undercover investigators for the animal rights group PETA. Over the past … Read More

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The Friday 5: Top Jewish Breakfasts

The Friday 5: Top Jewish Breakfasts
By December 7, 2007

Breakfast. Mothers, nutritionists, and teachers alike tell us that it’s the most important meal of the day, and we Jews have a handful of unique breakfast dishes all our own. Have a killer recipe for one of the dishes listed? … Read More

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The Friday 5: Top Jewish Desserts

The Friday 5: Top Jewish Desserts
By October 19, 2007

Welcome to The Friday 5, where each week, we’ll offer up a 100% unscientifically compiled Top 5 list of Jewish culinary treats, meats, feats…you get the picture. Topics will range from the best desserts to kosher kitchen faux pas, so … Read More

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