As I mentioned in last week’s blog, I am always fascinated by the exotic foods that I discover in Encyclopedia of Jewish Food. This week, I am focusing on an ingredient that is not very exotic for most Jews, but the way that I am preparing it is unlike any traditional Jewish...
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What do the young Jewish star chefs in Los Angeles have in common? For those on the cutting edge of the city’s food scene, it’s not the laws of kashrut. Instead, for each of the 10 chefs and teams profiled here, all under age 40, the foundation of their cooking is seasonality,...
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Yesterday was the last day of my children’s freedom, and incidentally the last day of my imprisonment. As I counted down the dwindling hours of winter break, I was also counting down the hours till my head was going to stop throbbing and my voice would sound human again (oppose to a...
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1. Why Oh why do people insist on asking how you are doing, when they don’t plan on listening to the answer? Just say “Hello” and keep walking! But don’t ask people how they are, and then interrupt them mid-sentence to tell them how late you are and need to run!
2. Why is it that...
June 1, 2011 | 10:09 am
Spray-painted swastikas and a death threat written in German were found at an Italian restaurant in Orangeburg, N.Y.
The manager of Cassie’s Restaurant told police that he found the symbols inside and outside the business when he opened Monday afternoon. Between $2,000 and $3,000...
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Dining, shopping, living, praying—VideoJew Jay Firestone shows you how it’s done Los Angeles-style.
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Volume III: Jewish L.A.—Online Oct. 17
With one of the largest Jewish populations in the country, Angelenos don’t hesitate to flaunt the city’s Jewish culture. Discover the exciting opportunities of the Jewish neighborhoods—from the butcher shop to a great place to buy a yarmulke.
For a full schedule, click here.
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May 5, 2008 | 2:00 pmIt was to be the restaurant that would change kosher dining in Los Angeles.
In December 2006, the Prime Grill, a branch of the popular New York kosher steakhouse, opened its doors in Beverly Hills promising a new experience in kosher dining. "There's never been a kosher restaurant...
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August 24, 2006 | 8:00 pmLawsuit Filed in Granada Hills Jewish Community Center Shooting
Families of the victims of the 1999 North Valley Jewish Community Center (JCC) shooting in Granada Hills are suing the state of Washington for allegedly failing to supervise the man who committed the crime. The $15...
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The tables were filled and the clock turned back at Canter's on Monday, as the landmark Fairfax deli lowered the price of a corned beef sandwich to 75 cents in honor of the restaurant's 75th anniversary.
Cashier Tom Gordon, who answered questions between fielding phone calls and...
February 23, 2006 | 7:00 pm
Salam Al-Marayati's apologetics miss the mark entirely ("Don't Ignore the Quiet Majority of Muslims," Feb. 17). In the wake of the mass violence throughout Africa, the Middle East and Asia, it is impossible to argue that a small, extremist element, "a handful of...
February 2, 2006 | 7:00 pm
"Kosher gourmet" sounds like an oxymoron. And "Oxnard kosher" sounds like the nocturnal ravings of some deluded diner.
Well, get used to it. Gourmet kosher dining has arrived in the Southern California farming community of Oxnard. Paris, London, New York maybe. But Oxnard? Home of...
February 2, 2006 | 7:00 pm
Tierra couldn't be more Los Angeles. But for this nouveau combination of mostly organic restaurant, massage parlor and oxygen bar, you'll have to go to Tel Aviv, where this combo venue clearly out-Hollywoods Hollywood.
The only thing missing -- so far -- is a Hollywood-style patron,...
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Your best friend is soon to wed. You're in charge of the prenuptial ladies fete but your buddy is an iconoclast and so are you. If you're looking for bachelorette parties that score points for originality, you might consider these unusual substitutes.
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