Bestia, the Los Angeles hotspot that books up months in advance, doesn’t offer High Holidays menus. But chef Ori Menashe is all about the New Year.
There’s still time to plan this year’s Rosh Hashanah meals, whether or not you’re the one at the stove.
Adea’s is about to cast a spell on Salem, Massachusetts; it’s the town’s first kosher restaurant. Still in what sounds like a soft opening, Adea’s serving a very focused takeout menu of hummus, Israeli salad, Jerusalem bean soup, shakshuka, and falafel.
Alice Medrich, chocolatier, author and creator of the “American” chocolate truffle, was instrumental in bringing awareness of artisan chocolate to the United States. In 1973 she promoted the appreciation of dark chocolate, attention to cocoa percentages and awareness of quality chocolate. She opened a chocolate and dessert store in the San Francisco Bay Area in 1976 and called in Cocola. (She made up the name to sound like a child speaking French. She sold what developed into a chain of seven Cocolat stores in 1989.)
Preserved lemons take about a month to ferment, so starting the lemons now will allow you to have these beautiful, zesty, salty treats as part of your Sukkot meal. This recipe was very freely adapted from Paula Wolfert’s “Couscous and Other Good Food From Morocco”.