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01/27/2015
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Even if you're not a wine connoisseur, you have probably noticed that with the weather having gotten warmer, more and more bottles of pink wine have hit the shelves of your local wine store and...

07/26/2016
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The Drinks Business, a trade publication about the drinks industry, has announced that The Golan Heights Distillery, a whiskey producer in northern Israel, is being sold in the United States for...

07/25/2016
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The New York Post tells the story of bagel man Danny Gejerman, owner of kosher bagel shop Bagel Boss, who was recently diagnosed with celiac disease. 

07/25/2016
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Whole Foods's newest location in Williamsburg will "pay homage to Williamsburg’s storied roots" with N4, a Jewish deli, joining the line-up of dining options at the store's food hall. 

07/21/2016
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The aroma of butter and cinnamon led me around a Crown Heights street corner and into Brooklyn Artisan Bakehouse. The kosher bakery transitioned from operating as an exclusively wholesale business...

07/21/2016
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Israeli chef Einat Admony is perhaps most responsible for the rise in popularity of Israeli food in New York. Her Soho restaurant Balaboosta opened six years ago to much critical and popular...

07/20/2016
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Whether picnicking, grilling, or full-on smoky barbequing, one needs to be prepared with weather-appropriate, even seasonal, salubrious victuals and, most importantly, suitable potations. Indeed,...

07/20/2016
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There's a new Italian (dairy) spot in town, thanks to the Prime Hospitality Group. Service Station, a former gas station turned restaurant--replete with garage doors-- next to the Bentley Hotel (...

07/19/2016
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Lena Dunham is on a roll. The star and creator of HBO’s hit comedy, “Girls,” Dunham has reached that enviable stage as a celebrity where almost anything that comes out of her mouth makes headlines...

07/18/2016
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Tel Aviv – The founders of an Israeli food tech startup want you to enjoy your meat without the guilt — in fact, without the animal.

07/17/2016
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In honor of Broadway's Fiddler on the Roof, Carnegie Deli has announced that it is offering a limited edition sandwich called If I Were a-wich Man.

07/15/2016
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Forest Hills residents will soon welcome a kosher, vegan, and organic restaurant. It will be called Har Sinai (Mount Sinai), reports DNA Info.

07/15/2016
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In the most recent episode of The Kibbitz, host Dan Crane delves into issues relating to kosher slaughter. Crane, who is a meat eater but doesn't keep kosher himself, wonders at the beginning of...

07/15/2016
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On the face of it, this was a dream assignment. Second day on the job, and your supervisor asks if you’d like to cover an exclusive, $300 per person, 17-course (that is not a typo; 17 courses!)...

07/12/2016
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This is the next installment in our series The Remix, in which we seek to gently rework the more challenging dishes in the Jewish culinary canon. With a little bit of love, we’re convinced we can...

07/11/2016
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South Korea has seen the future — and it’s kosher.

The Korean government announced plans Thursday to attract new businesses and boost international sales by educating producers about kosher...

07/11/2016
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Prep: 5 minutes

1 cup peeled and chopped Fuji or Gala apple

3/4 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk

1/4 cup fat-free plain Greek yogurt

2...

07/07/2016
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In the midst of an election season rife with divisive political rhetoric, 200 Jews and Muslims gathered to break bread, break the Ramadan fast and break with a mainstream narrative that often pits...

07/07/2016
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A Jewish woman alleged that she and her companion were ejected from a Mexican restaurant in upstate New York because they support Donald Trump.

07/07/2016
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The cinnamon gives this smoothie a little something extra . . . It’s unexpected and delicious!

You’ll Need: blender

Prep: 5 minutes

3/4 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk...

07/06/2016
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You’ll Need: blender

Prep: 5 minutes

2 cups spinach leaves

1 cup frozen strawberries (no sugar added), slightly thawed

1 cup chopped pineapple

3/4 cup...

07/06/2016
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The temperatures have gone up and sometimes preparing a meal in the heat can be onerous. We reached out to Hungry Girl (AKA Lisa Lillien) for some low-calorie and refreshing fruity summer smoothie...

07/06/2016
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The importance of food in Jewish culture is the thrust of a new mini-exhibit at the Center for Jewish History.

07/05/2016
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Attention all Israeli-food-craving foodies. Superstar Israeli chef Meir Adoni has announced that he will open a restaurant in New York. 

06/30/2016
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Most Americans celebrate Independence Day with barbecues, picnics, parades, fireworks, hanging out at the beach, or just vegging in front of the television. A component of our collective...

06/29/2016
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Before there was ever such a thing as a recipe, our human forebears grilled chunks of meat over an open fire. We know that from the skewers found in archaeological digs.

06/29/2016
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The food tastes of several generations of Jews met along Sixth Avenue Sunday afternoon at the third installment of the Taste of Jewish Culture street fair.

06/27/2016
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A fine choice to consider is Hagafen Cellars’s 2012 Cabernet Franc ($39). It is a lovely, refined, and impressive medium-bodied wine with aromas and flavors of black cherry, ripe plum, dried...

06/27/2016
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Piled on dishes atop a long table against a wall: bourekas and potato salad and sushi.

Shown on a large television screen in the room next door: grilled lamb and quince and multigrain...

06/27/2016
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The president of the World Jewish Congress is not accepting the Michelin travel company’s claims that Israel would not generate enough “gastronomic interest” or “potential readers” for its own...

06/23/2016
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In what comes as no surprise to most Jews, the New York Times reports that sushi is a "runaway hit" among Jews. Not just secular Jews, but strictly kosher Orthodox Jews.

06/23/2016
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Years after a deal between Lincoln Square Synagogue and Prime Catering, Inc. fell apart, the prominent Orthodox rabbi selected to adjudicate the long-running case has ruled in favor of the...

06/23/2016
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Beit El Winery, like so many other Israeli boutique wineries, is a young operation, but unlike many of the others, the quality of their wines seems to be on a fast track of improvement.

06/23/2016
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In what many locals are finding too-good-to-be-true news, Marzipan Bakery has begun selling their chocolate rugelach in New York.

06/22/2016
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In one of the parenting fantasies I had before I became a mother, I am standing in a kitchen much larger than mine, leaning on a countertop wiped spotless by an imaginary housekeeper. I am...

06/22/2016
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