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When The Fine Print On Daily Deals Sparks Conflict

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Tepper | Posted 11.16.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- As deal-of-the-day websites flourish, many restaurants are finding themselves at odds with promotions that may harm more than help, irri...

Is Religious Real Estate Kosher?

AOL Real Estate | | | Posted 11.29.2011 | Religion

While common in cosmopolitan cities like New York, eruvin exist nearly everywhere that observant Jewish communities call home. A quick perusal of a pu...

Making It A Sweet Rosh Hashanah With Honey. But Is It Kosher?

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 11.26.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Jason Miller

The mere fact that bee honey is kosher is itself odd. After all, it is a product of the non-kosher bee. How can a product of a non-kosher animal be kosher?

Introducing The 'Kosher' Facebook

Worldcrunch | Posted 11.09.2011 | World

Facebook is certainly a lot of fun, but for some Orthodox Jews, it can also be a bit risqué. In an effort to keep social networking both clean and ko...

Progress? Discrimination? Or Simply a Stunning Controversy?

Azeem Ibrahim | Posted 10.09.2011 | World
Azeem Ibrahim

Whether religious slaughter of animals is seen as humane or inhumane, discriminatory, cruel, sacred or medieval depends on the eye of the beholder.

Do Frozen Meals Free Us Or Turn Us Into Barbarians?

Anneli Rufus | Posted 10.02.2011 | Food
Anneli Rufus

Are Trader Joe's frozen gnocchi and Hibachi House frozen teriyaki chicken destroying Western civilization? Or are they the great liberators of our age?

Behind The Scenes: Hot-Smoking At ACME Smoked Fish

Liza de Guia | Posted 09.21.2011 | Food
Liza de Guia

"I don't know anything else, no office job or anything like that, just fish. So, I fell into the fish." Meet Aftabudin Rayman and Peter Wojick, the f...

Eating With a Spiritual Compass

Marcus Samuelsson | Posted 08.16.2011 | Food
Marcus Samuelsson

While the reasons for fasting are varied -- whether it's to purify, connect with a higher spiritual power, atone, or to practice self-control and abstinence -- these spiritual rituals also create a sense of community with fellow observers.

That's A Lotsa Matzo: Huge Loaf Of Unleavened Bread In Newark

AP | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

NEWARK, N.J. -- They're calling it the monster matzo. Kosher products maker Manischewitz rolled it out Tuesday to celebrate the opening of its new co...

The Food Truck That Drove Right Over Kosher Politics

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 08.02.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Jason Miller

Wouldn't it be wonderful if in the future the only thing Sixth and I had to worry about with their food truck was whether they had enough challah on hand to serve the hundreds in line?

Holy Beauty: Getting Kosher Glam for Passover As Difficult As Splitting the Red Sea

Doree Lewak | Posted 06.18.2011 | Style
Doree Lewak

For a normal woman, any rupture to her beauty routine will make her as pleasant as Pharaoh on a bad day. But for the kosher ladies of Passover, overhauling their cosmetics caddy is an undertaking of Biblical proportions.

Is Quinoa Kosher For Passover?

NY Times | PAUL VITELLO | Posted 06.18.2011 | Food

The big Passover questions are the same every year, and easy enough to answer, starting with "Why is this night different from all others?" Little qu...

Making a Restaurant Kosher for Passover

Jordana Zizmor | Posted 06.18.2011 | Food
Jordana Zizmor

How does New York's Prime Grill become kosher for Passover? "It's a nightmare," says owner Joey Allaham. "It's like opening a completely new restaurant in 48 hours."

Passover Desserts From Food & Wine Magazine

Food & Wine | Posted 04.04.2012 | Food
Food & Wine

Passover desserts are a little bit like magic tricks, since no flour or leavening agents like baking powder and baking soda are allowed. But there are still plenty of fantastic desserts to be made.

The FaithFul Shopper: Choices for Chocoholics

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 06.15.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It's time to revisit where to buy the world's best treat -- chocolate. Whether you love your chocolate light and sweet, or dark and bitter, there are plenty of places old and new to indulge.

'Top Chef' Contestant Talks Going Kosher, LA Food & Being An A-Hole

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.28.2011 | Los Angeles

In real life, Alex Reznik is bold, brash, and cocky -- just like he seemed on Season 7 of Top Chef: Washington D.C. But as executive chef of La Seine,...

Bacon Doughnuts at Traif

Josh Ozersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Josh Ozersky

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How Traif Came to Williamsburg

Josh Ozersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Josh Ozersky

Chef Jason Marcus of Traif demos his psychedelic foie gras, eggs, hot sauce, and maple gastrique, and also tells a memorable story about a rogue hasid...

Meat, greet, eat

Ellen Snortland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Ellen Snortland

It helps to have a personal relationship with your next meal Sitting down to supper as a 4-year-old, I recall my sisters' ardent concerns about who w...

No-Fuss Pickled Green Tomatoes

Meathead | Posted 12.17.2011 | Food
Meathead

If you love the crunchy, thick walled, salty, sour, spicy, herbaceous treats like I do, wait til you see how easy they are to make. This technique is almost foolproof.

Sustainable Food, Sustainable Faith

Ari Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Ari Hart

Food is now largely produced by huge corporate, industrialized farms hundreds or thousands of miles away from consumers. As our relationship to food dramatically changes, faith traditions are speaking up.

Eating Out of the Trash... It's Not Easy to Be Green.

Yisrael Campbell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Yisrael Campbell

Well, it finally happened, I ate a sandwich out of a trashcan. It was inevitable really, considering how I've lived my life.

Adam Montefiore: A Driven Passion for the Wines of Israel

Brad Haskel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Brad Haskel

He always told me, "Never forget Israel." He, being Adam Montefiore, and his passion for his adopted country, and the wines they produce, left a lasting impression on me.

Morimoto: Kosher Butcher?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

"Iron Chef" Masaharu Morimoto tried his hand at koshery butchery last night, butchering a full tuna and rolling sushi with the help of Rabbi Yonah Met...

Does a Kosher Butcher's Fraud Mandate a Life Sentence?

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

The largest kosher meat plant in the country employing hundreds of illegal immigrants? These are serious charges that go against both terrestrial and celestial law.