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Second Avenue Deli: Counting Down the Days

Second Avenue Deli: Counting Down the Days
By October 22, 2007

The Second Avenue Deli won't be on Second Avenue anymore, but at least it's really coming back. The New York Times Magazine published an illuminating article yesterday on the rise and fall (and soon to rise again) of the venerable … Read More

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Q&A with The Amateur Gourmet

Q&A with The Amateur Gourmet
By October 22, 2007

Adam Roberts was an unhappy law school student when he discovered that cooking could save him from "spiritual starvation." While legal work left him deeply unfulfilled, he blossomed on the side as a lover of food. Quickly realizing what his … 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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More Jessica Seinfeld Drama: Who Knew?

More Jessica Seinfeld Drama: Who Knew?
By October 19, 2007

It turns out that putting spinach in brownies is common knowledge. Apparently, Jessica Seinfeld's book Deceptively Delicious (Collins) contains many of the same recipes found in Missy Chase Lapine's The Sneaky Chef (Running Press), another recent cookbook that advocates hiding … Read More

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Food Watch – What’s Wrong with Food?

Food Watch – What’s Wrong with Food?
By October 18, 2007

The World Jewish Digest recently published an article called, "What's Wrong with Hebrew School?" which outlines the myriad of practical and philosophical problems that plague everyone's favorite punishment for Jewish kids. The question sits heavily on the shoulders of Jewish … Read More

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Q&A With Vegan Cookbook Guru Sarah Kramer

Q&A With Vegan Cookbook Guru Sarah Kramer
By October 15, 2007

  Sarah Kramer's career as a lauded vegan cookbook author began by accident when, in 1996, she and her friend Tanya Barnard designed and printed a small 50-page cookbook to give out as holiday gifts. The feedback they received from … Read More

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Are Jews Bad Tippers?

Are Jews Bad Tippers?
By October 12, 2007

They are indeed, at least according to some of the editorial staff at UofA's Daily Wildcat. Accusations of antisemitism and lukewarm apologies are surrounding this latest college paper scandal, caused by a thoughtless, unfunny cartoon. The cartoon, created by Joseph … Read More

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Hey Brainiac, Your Shopping Cart is Smarter than You

Hey Brainiac, Your Shopping Cart is Smarter than You
By October 12, 2007

The question isn't if the machines will take over, it's when and where. The answer? Now, and in the supermarket. Apparently we've all grown so feeble-minded that we're incapable of reading ingredients lists. Likewise, we seem to be having trouble … Read More

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