November 5, 2009 | 7:24 pm
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Last week The Jewish Journal featured an excerpt from David Sax’s new book, “Save the Deli.” Sax did a worldwide tour of delis, at great expense to his love life and his waistline, and at the end of it named L.A. “The Best Deli City in America.” For a Jewish paper in LA, that’s a... read on
October 22, 2009 | 7:56 pm
Food crosses boundaries. We all have appetites, we all have a genetic compulsion to look at what’s on someone else’s plate, and most of us are willing to try anything once. One taste leads to another, and before you know it there is Peruvian sushi and lattes in Koreatown and boba... read on
October 20, 2009 | 6:45 pm
I’ve never been a sit-still meditator. I tried it once when I was 23 and living in San Francisco and trying things. One week I read Ram Dass and that weekend I decided, as generations of my ancestors did before me, to try Buddhism. I signed up for a meditation weekend at Tassajara... read on
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October 2, 2009 | 9:25 pm
Last year at this time we were sitting in our Sukkah with a few friends when one of them said, “Why isn’t Sukkot everyone’s holiday?”
I remember what we were eating (with commentary):
Venison Lasagne with Wild Mushrooms
(No cheese. Just layers of braised shredded venison... read on