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  • 7 Rules for Perfect Hummus

    By Rob Eshman

    May 16, 2013 | 12:18 pm

    When was the last time you opened a tub of hummus and swooned?  When was the last time a restaurant put a plate of hummus in front of you, and you said, “Oh my God.”

    Most of the hummus recipes you come across on web sites, in print, on YouTube—they’re just wrong.   Most of the... read on

  • Wise Sons. Delicatessen in San Francisco

    By Rob Eshman

    January 29, 2013 | 11:57 am

    This column will be part of our cover story Thursday on why the New Wave deli bandwagon seems to be passing LA by. This sidebar is about my visit to Wise Sons Delicatessen in San Francisco:

    The pastrami smoker at San Francisco’s Wise Sons delicatessen sits wedged between a... read on

  • The New York Times Kosher Los Angeles Article Is…Wrong

    By Rob Eshman

    October 9, 2012 | 10:36 pm

    There are about 70 kosher restaurants in Los Angeles. 

    The New York Times article on kosher dining in Los Angeles mentions four of them.  Why?  Who knows?  Maybe the writer, Jennifer Medina, had a limited expense account.  Maybe she doesn’t drive, so she could only go to the... read on