Devra Ferst

Yummy:Bagels fresh from the oven at Black Seed Bagels in New York City.

The Back-to-the-Future Bagel

An old school kind of bagel is coming back in a big way. Devra Ferst explains how the nouveau holes are inspired by what was once eaten on the Lower East Side.

Finding Home at the Bottom of the Hummus Bowl

Finding authentic Israeli hummus in the U.S. can sometimes resemble a small-time drug deal. Devra Ferst shows how far expat sabras go to get their fix.

A Food Lover's Farewell To the Forward

Devra Ferst writes that it has been a delicious honor to work as the Forward’s food editor. Here are her all-time favorite Jewish food stories.

Diner Meets Deli in San Francisco

New York chef Amanda Freitag (you might know her as a judge on Chopped or a contestant on Next Iron Chef) is headed to San Francisco this Sunday for a one night “Diner Meets Deli” pop-up at nouveau deli Wise Sons.

15,000 Pounds of Hummus Recalled Over Listeria

Put down the hummus! Hot Mama’s Foods which makes hummus for Target, Trader Joe’s, and Giant Eagle has recalled 14,860 pounds of hummus that may be contaminated with listeria.

The Things We Carried

When we asked readers to tell us about their family heirlooms, we were overwhelmed with poignant and moving entries. Here are some of the stories.

Ottolenghi's Favorite Cookbooks, The Perfect Bagel

We LOVE Yotam Ottolenghi (and hope you do too). He dishes on his favorite cookbooks.

Russ and Daughters Cafe To Open May 7

The Lower East Side has changed radically. But small markers of its Jewish past remain like the iconic Russ and Daughters sign. Here’s how it’s made.

Mixing Bowl: Pretzel Challah, Tahini Dressings

Pretzel Challah, Tahini Dressings