Ever since the cocktail was invented it has been a finicky drink, requiring elaborate preparations often compounded in front of the drinker—making it both a drink and a show—and leading in part to its enduring appeal.
However, there are times when mixing a fresh cocktail is impractical. (It
It is truly mind-boggling to think that Purim is around the corner. What has happened in the world since Purim last year is almost unbelievable. Yet, here we are, gearing up for Megilla, shalach manos, the seudah, etc. Baruch Hashem, most of us will be in shul for Megilla and with our loved ones
As some of you may have intuitively observed based on my previous write-ups, I am a huge Israeli wine fan. At this point in my wine tasting journey, I felt it was time to also try wines from different parts of the world. My local wine shop recommended I take a trip to Argentina this week. I am
When you take a bite out of Zadies soft dough hamantaschen, you’re not only transported back to the court of Achashverosh, but to Eastern Europe as well. The soft dough hamantaschen, exclusive to Zadies Bakeshop in Fair Lawn, is an Eastern European tradition, hundreds of years old. “The Eastern Europeans in the
La Cucina di Nava, a new venture from Shalom Yehudiel, owner and executive chef of The Humble Toast, has opened at 192A West Englewood Avenue in Teaneck, with creative, Italian-inspired dairy cuisine in a contemporary environment. Formerly the home of Rabbica, the newly renovated space has a pizza bar that can
When Elie Katz was 21 years old, he spent a lot of money satisfying his love of Chinese food. Then he found a better way: He opened Chopstix. On January 22, Chopstix celebrated 25 years in Teaneck—a significant accomplishment considering most new restaurants fail within the first year or two.
Having recently returned from a highly successful business trip to the UAE, Vered Ben Saadon, owner of Tura Wineries, is excited and optimistic. “After almost a year of not traveling due to COVID-19, the visit to Dubai was like a breath of fresh air,” she says.
(Courtesy of Ram Caterers and MD Hospitality) After many decades of competing against each other to create some of the most creative and unique kosher catering experiences in New York City and other parts
Pier Village, an oceanfront retail, restaurant, hotel and condominium complex in Long Branch, New Jersey, owned by the Kushner Companies, is entering a new phase of its development, adding amenities for its kosher-keeping clientele for the second season in a row.
For this coming spring, the second lease in this new phase of Pier
Launch of Passover.com Is Reinventing the Passover Shopping Experience.
Last year, shopping for Passover was transformed as people faced the challenges of COVID-19. Many retailers pivoted to ecommerce and the percentage of people comfortable shopping for food online skyrocketed.
I was surprised to learn that minestrone came about as early as the second century BCE, when Rome conquered Italy and new vegetables flooded the market. It was also known as an Italian peasant’s dish or poor man’s soup. Originally, it contained onion, garlic celery tomatoes and carrots, and pasta seems to have been a later