Mixing Bowl: Shavuot; Italian Cheese Tragedy

Shmaltz Brewing Company is mixing up six different beers to create their Funky Jewbelation blend. [The Kitchn]

Cheese cakes of the world. Good info to know with Shavuot starting tonight, but also, just good information to have on hand at any time. [Kosher Eye]

Thanks to “The Avengers,” shwarma is the “it” food of the moment in LA. [Eatocracy]

Smithsonian Magazine’s June issue is dedicated to food. With pieces by Ruth Reichl, Mimi Sheraton and Corby Kummer, we can’t wait to bite into it. [Fork in the Road]

Two food critics share their take on La Vara, a new Spanish-Judeo and Moorish restaurant in Brooklyn. [Village Voice and New York magazine]

An earthquake in Italy decimated storage rooms holding 300,000 wheels of Parmesean and Grana Padano that were aging. [AP]

Israeli- owned and inspired restaurant Taboon opens another location in lower Manhattan called Taboonette, serving shwarma, sabich and shakshuka. [Serious Eats]

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