Saturday, October 24, 2020

Food & Wine

Q&A With Rebecca Grafstein of Kosherkart, a New Startup

Kosherkart launched several weeks ago in an attempt to provide kosher-keeping consumers in and around New York with reliable deliveries of fresh kosher foods and certified pantry staples that are often harder to find via delivery. Rebecca Grafstein, CEO of Kosherkart, answered some of my questions about why she


Outdoor Teaneck Diners Are Happy to Be Back!


Estihana Reopens With Safe Service, New Menu, Website and Promotions

Estihana Teaneck was thrilled to welcome its patrons back this past week for “dine-outdoors” dining with an altered and warm setting, appetizing additions to its menu and discounts for customers. The restaurant is delighted to once again offer the local Jewish community an affordable and delectable experience of


Freshly Rolled Ice Cream Brings Dessert to a Town Near You

Freshly Rolled Ice Cream, based in Staten Island, recently took its treats to locations in Essex County. The rolled ice cream is a new addition to Make It Snappy, an event-planning business that has been around for 20 years. Now, Freshly Rolled Ice Cream is available to cater bar/bat mitzvahs, weddings, parties, summer camps, shuls


The Humble Truck, a Kitchen on Wheels, Embarks on the ‘Summer of Love Tour 2020’

Shalom Yehudiel’s The Humble Toast has come a long way since opening in Teaneck two years ago, carving out a niche in the city’s pantheon of kosher restaurants with creative sandwiches and deli. Now The Humble Toast is going farther—to Queens, Riverdale, Long Island and beyond, possibly to the Hamptons and the Catskills, with


It's Date Night! Six Thirteen in Stamford Is Open for Business

Sick of cooking? Ready to move on from Zoom dating? There’s now one kosher restaurant in the entire tri-state area that’s open for business. Six Thirteen, in Stamford, Connecticut, is now offering limited dine-in seating (in addition to takeout and delivery) on their outdoor patio.


Ma’adan Thinks Inside the Kiddush ‘Box’

While COVID-19 has many local businesses thinking outside the box, Johnny Shore of Ma’adan has been thinking inside the box, The Kiddush Box that is. A convenient meal to go, The Kiddush Box is filled with Shabbat favorites including deli roll, hard salami, potato kugel, pickles, olives and rugelach. It feeds two people


Mocha Bleu Launches Mocha Bar + Bowl

The reality of being stuck at home with no access to a gym or exercise equipment has left many people feeling unhealthy and out of shape. Naftali Abenaim, CEO of Mocha Hospitality Group and former spin instructor, can relate. Since the COVID-19-imposed lockdown, he has struggled to stay in shape and eat right, a challenge


Rosé Wines 2019, Take Two

Our Jewish Link Zoom wine tasting a few weeks ago discussed rosé wines from Cantina Giuliano, Dalton, Herzog Lineage, Bat Shlomo, Tabor and Lueria.


Easy Shmeezy Delicious Cookies

These amazing cookies only contain three ingredients and are a great activity to do with up-and-coming chefs, likely those around 4 years old.


  • 1 cup peanut butter (For those with allergies, you may substitute soy or sunflower seed

Shavuot: The Source of Our True Joy

This article being about wines to drink in celebration of Shavuot, its title might sound a little confusing. The Shalosh Regalim, the three holidays of pilgrimage (Pesach, Shavuot, and Sukkot), are referred to as the “time of our freedom” for Pesach, the “time of our giving of the


‘Burger Boss’ Rolls Out a Delicious, Ultra-Modern Restaurant Concept

Can a restaurant menu be so adaptable that it lives in the cloud? Of course. Can crowd-pleasing, perfectly-seasoned American classics be optimized and designed specifically for delivery? Sure. With this winning recipe, why not start with the ever-popular, immensely craveable burger and go on from