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Lots of people have just one name. Madonna. Cher. Rossi. Rossi wears many hats, from lesbian to chef to Jewess to anti-microwave activist. Chef Rossi’s story, which is currently being turned into a play based on her 2015 memoir, both called The Raging Skillet, is one that begins with a rebellion against Orthodox parents and ends with Chef Rossi becoming New York’s #1 self-named punk-rock caterer.
When people travel, they often do it in a bubble of airport-hotel-well reviewed restaurant-hotel-airport. Travelers visit foreign countries without talking or eating with any of the locals there.
Albert Allaham spends some days in a well-tailored suit and some days getting his hands bloody, slaughtering the animals that will become a dinner at his luxe kosher restaurant Reserve Cut. And he’s not the first of the Allahams to do this — he’s from a long line of Syrian butchers going back 200 years, and his last name means “butcher” in Arabic.
He’s going from Hell’s Kitchen to the Shark Tank.
On a muggy October morning, I trekked over to the Fairway Market in Red Hook, Brooklyn, for a breakfast event with representatives of 15 Israeli companies who offered samples and information about their products. The promotion, called “Taste Israel: A World of Flavors,” was presented in the Fairway café overlooking the waterfront. The products will be available in 15 Fairway markets between October 12 and November 1, and as part of the promotion, Fairway is raffling off a pair of round-trip tickets to Israel on El AL and a five-night stay at a Dan Hotel.