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Mixing Bowl: Virtual Israeli Wine Map, Sustainable Food Stories, Larry King’s Bagel Shop

“What Are Your Favorite Sustainable Food Stories in America?” Serious Eats asks, for The Perennial Plate, a video series that will tour the country to tell the story of sustainable foodies, farmers and chefs.

Not only is Sunday but it’s macaron day as well. And no, not the type we eat for Passover, but the French sandwich cookies that come in almost any flavor imaginable. If you’re looking for some high quality cookies of either variety, check out Tablet’s recent post.

Late night guy Larry King opens his West Coast Original Brooklyn Water Bagel Co. in Beverly Hills today, where he’ll manufacture the signature Brooklyn water, which reportedly gives New York bagels their taste and texture, Daily Dish reports.

Still looking for a hamantaschen recipe? Or want to see how Jews in Israel and France approach the cookie? Joan Nathan shares recipes and stories from opposite sides of the Mediterranean in the New York Times.

Hakerem: The Israeli Wine Blog finds the best use for Google maps since directions: A Dynamic Map of Israeli Wineries.

Former Top Chef-testant Ilan Hall’s bacon wrapped matzo balls aren’t new, but NPR sits down with the chef to chat about their origin and his blend of Scottish and Jewish cuisines.

Queen Esther was likely a vegetarian after she married the king. The LA Times, like us proposes a menu to honor her spirit and diet.

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