Eat, Drink + Think

Confessions of a Herring Hater

Leah Koenig makes a noble attempt to re-examine a classic Eastern European breakfast food. It’s beloved by many — just not by her.

JDate is Suing JSwipe — Over the Letter J?

This isn’t an Onion story. JDate is suing JSwipe over the use of the letter ‘J.’

No Nicki Minaj Bar-Mitzvah's for you, Nahariya!

Israeli City Bans Nicki Minaj's 'Anaconda'

The Israeli city of Nahariya has banned 14 songs from being played at a major city-sponsored summer youth event, including ‘Anaconda’ by rapper Nicki Minaj and ‘Wiggle’ by Jason Derulo featuring Snoop Dogg.

Confessions of a Herring Hater

Leah Koenig makes a noble attempt to re-examine a classic Eastern European breakfast food. It’s beloved by many — just not by her.

The Sweeping Arc of Jewish History: An Interview with Jessamyn Hope

Jessamyn Hope’s debut novel is a story of love and redemption set against the backdrop of Jewish history spanning three continents and seven centuries.

Bay-Area Bagel Deficiency? A Response to the Times

When our Oakland-based food writer Alix Wall read the New York Times Sunday Magazine story about the lack of good bagels in the Bay Area, she had some thoughts of her own.