Twitter just released a list of the New York City restaurants that were most tweeted about in 2017 — and Jewish appetizing icon Russ & Daughters (@LoxPopuli) is No. 3.
So you’ve heard Tel Aviv is the world’s vegan capital. Just about every travel and food magazine is raving about it.
And we happen to agree. There’s nothing quite like Israel’s colorful culinary concoctions, a harmony of Western and Eastern cuisines combined.
Sometimes we top challah with sesame seeds, other times with poppy seeds. Sometimes we add raisins or, at Rosh Hashanah, form it into a round. What we — and I’m going to go ahead and speak for the majority of Jews here — haven’t done is add kiwi juice to our dough. “Modernist Bread,” a new cookbook, says that doing so will make your dough easier to handle, your yeast more active and your bread softer. And for the low, low, price of $625, you can find out how.
News broke recently that discount and prepared-food emporium Trader Joe’s is now carrying Bamba, Israel’s most iconic snack food. There was so much excitement across the internet about the news that I envisioned my local Trader Joe’s having to add a weekday bouncer. (Yes, they often have a weekend bouncer. Yes, this is Brooklyn.)