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Mixing Bowl: Hummus at MIT; ‘Jewnese’ in L.A.

MIT hosted its annual hummus taste-off for the fifth year in a row. It being MIT, the event featured math and science competitions involving chickpeas. [Boston.com]

Los Angeles gets its first “Jewnese” food truck. Owned by an Israeli Jewish couple, the truck serves up kosher eggrolls — including a dessert roll called Challah Pain Perdu. Jewish Journal

A Muslim inmate on death row in Ohio has settled a lawsuit that accused the state of infringing on his religious freedoms. The inmate complained that no halal food is available for Muslims in the Ohio prison system, while Jewish inmates are provided with kosher options. Chicago Tribune

Last Friday San Francisco played host to the second annual Good Food Awards. Ruth Reichl spoke at the event about seeing American food evolve from awful to artisan. [Huffington Post]

Luxury chocolate maker Michel Cluizel recently launched their first line of kosher chocolates, introducing five flavors of truffles. This also marks the first time that the French chocolatier is making chocolates in the United States. [Joy of Kosher]

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