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Jewish Cuisine

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

Danielle Crittenden Frum | Posted 02.10.2017 | 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 02.02.2017 | 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.

15 Food Things Only A Jewish Kid Would Understand

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 11.21.2013 | Taste

You know the difference between sinkers and floaters, and which one you prefer.

10 Festive Foods For A Hanukkah Celebration

Kitchen Daily | Posted 12.14.2016 | Taste

Every year Hanukkah brings together family and friends to commemorate a miraculous event in ancient times, when after the Maccabean revolt, there was ...