Posts Tagged: Kosher Bacon Results 5
Yitzchak Bernstein and Eitan Esan have a real thing for bacon. One might think this would be a problem for a couple of Orthodox kosher caterers, but it isn’t. In fact, it is their obsession with this taboo food that is bringing them and their new Oakland, California-based business, Epic Bites, a lot of attention. The word is out among Northern California’s observant Jews that if you want to buy your bacon and be able to eat it too, you call these guys.
Owners of soon-to-open kosher restaurant Jezebel in SoHo hope to turn the idea of kosher cuisine on it’s head. [Wall Street Journal]
It’s thanks to one rabbi that The Jew and the Carrot discovered kosher bacon syrup, and thanks to another that it even exists.
With all the recent talk about Jews and their love of bacon, could the advent of kosher pork really be far behind?
If you ask a lifelong kosher eater what the one food is that they wish they could try, or a newly kosher eater what they miss most, the answer is almost always, resoundingly: bacon! As Lenore Skenazy argues in the Forward this week “This is a tough moment to be a Jew. Not because of the sex scandals involving members of our tribe. Not because of calls for Israel’s withdrawal from this or that strip of land…No, it’s because we are living through an unprecedented Bacon Boom.”