I really like saying the word kreplach. It’s got all the elements of what I consider to be a good spoken word: the hard, short “K” to start, with that throaty, elongated “ach” to finish, and the gentle “p” in the middle, making the two syllables, when spoken, what I would call a delicious word-meal.
Although it is a relatively minor holiday in Mexico (it commemorates the Mexican army’s victory over France during the 19th-century Franco-Mexican War), Cinco de Mayo has morphed into a huge celebration in the United States, where everyone celebrates Mexican culture in all its delicious glory by eating Mexican food.
During the Tax Day protests across the country on April 15, Antifa — short for anti-fascist — protestors at the University of California at Berkeley gathered to oppose both President Donald Trump and conservative pundit Ann Coulter, who was scheduled to speak at the school.
After Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue joined students at an elementary school cafeteria in Leesburg, Virginia, on Monday and signed away some of former First Lady Michelle Obama’s 2010 school lunch reforms, former White House Chef Sam Kass registered his outrage.