Mixing Bowl: Christmas Meal Alternatives, Brisket and Bialy Recipes and Wine from the Golan

Going to be in New York on Christmas and looking for a break from Chinese food? Eater NY gives us a list of 22 restaurants where you can enjoy a delectable meal. If you’re afraid to stray too far from the classic Chinese feast, they recommend trying Brooklyn’s Mile End Deli’s interpretation. [Eater]

‘Tis the season for brisket. It seems brisket recipes are everywhere at the moment. The Kitchn supplies us with a recipe cooked in pomegranate juice from James Peterson’s new book “Meat: A Kitchen Education.” [The Kitchn]

The bagel’s cousin, Bialys are a long-standing Jewish food tradition. Learn to make them and enjoy as much onion or garlic center as you wish. [The Kitchn]

Israeli food critic Dan Rogov discusses Golan Heights Winery, which he argues is the best wine producer in Israel. [Ha’aretz]

Brazil’s new plan to combat greenhouse emissions and climate change now involves cattle ranchers. [The New Scientist]