Food


An Italian Love Story Turns Into Journey to Passover Kitchen

By Alyssa Shelasky

Alyssa Shelasky went to Rome — and fell in love. Soon enough, she found herself cooking Passover dinner with her boyfriend’s mother.Read More


Meet Mitchell Davis: Matzo Ball Master

By Tressa Eaton

Mitchell Davis might just make the world’s best matzo ball soup. He doesn’t believe in baking soda or seltzer — just his mother’s recipe and amazing stock.Read More


The Art of Couscous

By Leah Koenig

Ron and Leetal Arazi are bringing the flavors of Sephardic kitchens to New York with NYShuk, an artisan food company that will host a Moroccan Purim feast.Read More


The Flavors of Jewish India

By Leah Koenig

There are fewer than 5,000 Indian Jews still living in India. Growing up, artist Siona Benjamin was one of them. She shares their recipes and culinary secrets.Read More


Love, Sex and Hummus

By Ed Rampell

Filmmaker Trevor Graham spent months on a quest for the best hummus. For him, love and the chickpea spread have been inextricably linked since he dated a Jewish girl as a teenager.Read More


Chef Micah Wexler Brings Deli Revolution to Los Angeles

By Leah Koenig

Micah Wexler is the Seth Rogen of chefs — the kind of guy you could grab a beer with. But in the kitchen he’s all business, and this spring he’ll bring nouveau deli to the City of Angels.Read More


What’s Your Desert Island Jewish Meal?

By Leah Koenig

Imagine you are on a deserted island: what Jewish foods would you want to munch on? We asked some of our favorite food luminaries. Their answers are mouth-watering and hilarious.Read More


Ramen Noodles, Meet the Matzo Ball

By Leah Koenig

At Shalom Japan, sake finds its way into challah. At El Nosh, arroz con pollo is wrapped up in knish dough. Jewish fusion restaurants are finally hitting their stride.Read More


In the Kitchen With Brooklyn’s Kosher Revolutionary

By Leah Koenig

Itta Werdiger Roth has turned out some of the most exciting kosher dishes in New York at her home-based speakeasy. Now, she’s taking on the restaurant world.Read More


A Thanksgivukkah Dinner To Remember

By Rivka Friedman

Ginger-allspice latkes, cranberry applesauce and deep-fried turkey will make this Thanksgivukkah holiday dinner one to remember — and savor.Read More





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