Jewish Journal

Life is delicious on Trump-free Tijuana getaway

By Rob Eshman

3 weeks ago

Wood oven-roasted grouper with smoky tomatoes and lentils at Verde y Crema in Tijuana. Photo by Rob Eshman

I escaped.

A lot of celebrities — and some of you — talked about fleeing the country if Donald Trump were elected. I actually did it.

As a post-election... More.

  • The end of the farm

    By Rob Eshman

    June 9, 2016 | 10:01 am

    Four years ago, for the holiday of Shavuot, I wrote about my two pygmy goats. How I’d rescued one from a butcher shop, another from an abusive home, and... More.

  • Moroccan Candied Eggplant

    By Rob Eshman

    May 3, 2016 | 10:22 am

    My partner David Suissa returned from a family Passover in Montreal with a gift for me from his mother, Meme Suissa: berenjenitas en dulce.

    Moroccan... More.

  • Jonathan Gold on eating your entire city

    By Rob Eshman

    March 16, 2016 | 9:43 am

    The first question I asked Jonathan Gold after watching “City of Gold,” the new documentary about his life, was basically this: Did you set out to... More.

  • Kombucha lessons

    By Rob Eshman

    February 3, 2016 | 12:04 pm

    Over the winter holiday, I got really good at making kombucha.

    I did my online research, copied and pasted a basic recipe from a website called... More.

  • There Will Be (lamb’s) Blood

    By Rob Eshman

    November 4, 2015 | 3:44 pm

    The night before the slaughter, the goat appeared in my dreams, crying. I awoke, startled, at 3 a.m., then tried to go back to sleep. But when I closed... More.

  • Breaking good: recipes for the High Holy Days

    By Rob Eshman

    September 16, 2015 | 11:49 am

    By the time break fast comes along, I’m broken.

    I’ve spent 25 hours without food or water. Much of that time I’ve been in synagogue. In the morning,... More.

  • Where to Eat in Koreatown, 5776 Edition

    By Rob Eshman

    September 4, 2015 | 5:32 pm

    A couple of years ago, I posted a list of restaurants in Koreatown for the many, many people who attend High Holiday services in the neighborhood.  This... More.

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