Shmaltz Brewing Company owner Jeremy Cowan never bought the old adage that Jews didn’t drink. In fact, he decided early on that he was going to brew a beer with a distincty Jewish identity.
Shimon Maman’s 12 Chairs Café, whose décor includes streetlamps imported from Tel Aviv, has opened a to-go operation called The Kiosk.
My food worlds collided this week when I went online to order my weekly haul from Farmigo, the Israeli-owned CSA (consumer-supported agriculture program)-type thing I subscribe to, and found — among the mostly-local fruit, vegetables, meat, fish and artisanal culinary treats — a gorgeous-looking heart-shaped challah from Hot Bread Kitchen.
Cheesy, comforting, versatile and full of flavor, pizza is a food that’s impossible not to love. And today, February 9, we have even more reason to celebrate it: It’s National Pizza Day!