Jewish Journal

Food For Thought About The Nine Days

By Louis Keene

July 27, 2012 | 6:41 am

Schnitzly's garlic schnitzel, with garlic mayo, pesto, and chimichurri. Not bad. Not bad at all. (With fries: $14.60.)

It happened recently that I was treated to quite poor service at a kosher restaurant on Pico Boulevard.

I suppose a statement like that doesn’t serve much purpose if I withhold the... read on

  • Presented Without Comment: Meshuga 4 Sushi Spider Roll

    By Louis Keene

    July 26, 2012 | 7:53 pm

    Meshuga 4 Sushi
  • Are You Meshugienced?

    By Louis Keene

    July 20, 2012 | 6:51 am

    Rising from the grave of Kosher Subway, Meshuga 4 Sushi attempts to fit into the kosher food chain as a casual but clean sushi joint with a deep lineup of tempura and hand rolls. The setup appears to be mostly held over from the old tenants, but that’s pretty much all for... read on

  • Got Kosher? Yes…obviously…

    By Louis Keene

    July 13, 2012 | 4:25 am

    The truth is, I knew that Got Kosher?, a wildly popular Shabbos takeout venture operating basically out of B’nai David Judea’s garage, had made its foray into the restaurant business. I knew that Got Kosher? enabled SoCal college students to keep kosher on campus, and that many... read on

  • What’s missing from the new Eilat Bakery?

    By Louis Keene

    July 5, 2012 | 2:19 am

    I used to beg my mom to take us to Eilat Bakery on Friday afternoons, back when it was still nestled in the shadow of Pat’s on Glenville Drive. In those days it was a humble shop with minimal décor whose baked goods beckoned from a glass display case. My favorites were their truly... read on




Louis Keene is a senior at Washington University in St. Louis where he is majoring in American Culture Studies. When he is not eating, sleeping, or writing, he’s even harder...

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