“I come from a family of foodies,” Weinstein said. “It’s in my DNA.”
Her grandfather owned Bodenstein’s Jewish Bakery in Manhattan’s Washington Heights neighborhood, which sold traditional Jewish baked goods like babka, mandelbrot and rye bread, while her father managed a kosher mustard and vinegar company called Baker Brands.
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