Although kosher restaurants aren’t necessarily known for their quality, in recent years several have opened that are not only excellent by kosher standards, they are excellent by non-kosher standards as well.
Shmaltz Brewing Co said on Wednesday it has settled a lawsuit in which California’s Sutter Home Winery Inc accused it of infringing its “Menage a Trois” trademark by selling 12-packs of beer carrying the “MANNAge a Trois” name.
Several weeks ago I enjoyed a delicious lunch at Café Zamn with a group from our congregation. A couple of things stood out about the meal. First was the tangy, citrusy green juice. Second was the impossibly creamy eggplant with tahini sauce. Third, was the fact that Café Zamn is in Ramallah. And, finally, the meal was extraordinary because of the conversation we had with a deputy minister from the Palestinian Authority. But seriously, that eggplant was to die for.
After the Algemeiner ran a piece criticizing the New York Times for its coverage of a cookbook containing Senator Chuck Schumer’s treyf meatloaf recipe, I wrote a commentary asking whether the paper in fact erred in its judgement. My opinion was that it didn’t, but I wanted to know what our readers thought. We got a lot of thoughtful and interesting responses, a number of which are reprinted (with permission) below.