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Seeking the Nirvana of Smoked Meat (You'll Have to Go to Philly)

Danielle Crittenden Frum | Posted 02.10.2016 | Taste
Danielle Crittenden Frum

Last week I wrote a swooning review of Zahav restaurant in Philly's Society Hill neighborhood, the brilliant invention of Michael Solomonov, one of the most creative chefs of his generation. Eating at Zahav was supposed to be just one of many stops on a tour of Jewish sites of the city. Philadelphia has a rich Jewish history, dating back to Colonial times, and I'd hoped to explore more of it.

The Next Ottolenghi: How Philly's Michael Solomonov Is Globalizing Israeli Cuisine

Danielle Crittenden Frum | Posted 02.02.2016 | Taste
Danielle Crittenden Frum

Like many of the new top chefs in Israel, Michael Solomonov has abandoned the notion of a regional Middle Eastern cuisine -- based on a mash-up of Sephardic and Arab cultures, so beautifully captured by Yotam Ottolenghi in his seminal cookbook, Jerusalem. Instead, he is exploring and experimenting with a multitude of ethnic influences.

All The Matzo, Charoset And Gefilte Fish Recipes You Need

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 03.31.2015 | Taste

We love to treat Passover as a sort of springtime Thanksgiving, with plenty of leftovers.

Eat Your Way Through Rosh Hashanah

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 09.04.2013 | Taste

Our favorite thing about the Jewish New Year is the food. Surprise!

Italian Jewish Food: Between the Global and the Local

Fabio Parasecoli | Posted 06.11.2012 | Home
Fabio Parasecoli

A few years ago, I decided to celebrate a Jewish friend's birthday by cooking a special meal: the whole menu was composed of Italian Jewish recipes.

The Kugel Conundrum: Why Jewish Food Disappoints

TIME | Posted 06.29.2011 | Home

I'm not sure how to say this without offending anybody. So I'm going to just blurt it out. Jewish food is awful. I say this with all respect. I'm Jewi...

Latkes: The World's Best Potatoes

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The absolute most perfect use of potatoes is to turn them into potato pancakes, which have crunchy mahogany edges, crispy golden midsections, and tender, rich, meaty interiors. They are hash browns on steroids.

Non-Jewish Spouses Brace For First Hanukkah Feasts

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Nicole Neroulias Religion News Service (RNS) Anne Coyle used to set the holiday table with roast beef and Yorkshire pudding, but this year, she's ...

G-d Cares What I Eat? Lessons From A Kosher Kitchen Innovator

Jamie Geller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jamie Geller

I wasn't always kosher. Now, I speak all over the country about how I went from TV producer to kosher cookbook author. I'm not saying the transition was easy.