Jewish Journal

Meme’s Anise Tea Biscuits [RECIPE]

By Rob Eshman

October 17, 2012 | 3:00 pm

A few weeks ago, I spent Shabbat evening at David Suissa’s house. His mother, Suzanne, who was visiting from Montreal, cooked.

At the end of the perfect Moroccan-Jewish festive dinner... read on

  • Meme Suissa’s Anise Tea Biscuits [VIDEO RECIPE]

    By Rob Eshman

    October 11, 2012 | 10:47 pm

    A few weeks ago I spent Shabbat evening at David Suissa’s house.  His mother Suzanne, visiting from Montreal, cooked.

    At the end of the perfect Morroccan Jewish festive dinner came a plate of galettes—anise-scented tea biscuits.  Light, not too sweet—perfect for coffee. For... read on

  • Meme Suissa’s Moroccan Galettes [VIDEO]

    By Rob Eshman

    October 10, 2012 | 4:51 pm

  • 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

  • Sunday at Kenny and Zuke’s Delicatessen [SLIDESHOW]

    By Rob Eshman

    August 19, 2012 | 1:15 pm

    More than Jews have kept delis, the deli has kept the Jews.

    Yes, that’s a direct ripoff of Ahad Ha’am’s famous dictum about the Sabbath.

    I didn’t know Heschel, but I bet if I could have gotten him alone over a cup of cold beet borscht at Rattner’s, he would have thought it... read on

  • Restaurant Review: Superba Snack Bar

    By Rob Eshman

    August 14, 2012 | 11:11 pm

    Say you want to go home and eat, but you don’t want to go home.  You want to eat the kind of food you’d make yourself, if you had the day to buy it, think it over, cook it, invite some friends over and eat it.  Careful food, but not daunting. Doable.

    As our ingredients improve... read on

  • Kosher WHAT?

    By Rob Eshman

    July 18, 2012 | 5:01 pm

    Last week, we launched our newest blog at jewishjournal.com. It’s called “Kosher Bacon.”

    Just about everyone who hears the name is offended by it. They assume we’re being cheeky just for the sake of provocation. After all, would we call a funeral blog “Shivah Me Timbers”? Would we... read on

  • Nissan Leaf Fast Charger Comes to Los Angeles

    By Rob Eshman

    June 27, 2012 | 2:33 pm

    Los Angeles finally has its first fast charger for electric vehicles.

    The 480-volt charger is located in the parking lot across from the Toy Factory Lofts downtown, along with a bank of ten 220-volt chargers. 

    For Nissan Leaf drivers like me—and Tesla drivers like Arnold... read on

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