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Rosh Hashanah Recipe Roundup

From traditional recipes to modern classics to innovative, unexpected holiday meals — it’s all here in one place.

Hot L.A. Chef Inspired by Rosh Foods From Childhood in Israel

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.

Last-Minute Rosh Dinner Rescue

There’s still time to plan this year’s Rosh Hashanah meals, whether or not you’re the one at the stove.

Kosher Casts Its Spell in Salem and All the Week’s Hottest Dish

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.

Chocolate Maven Offers Perfect Rosh Dessert Recipe

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.)

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