Wednesday is special — very, very special. Celebrate the Jewish way with homemade Chinese fortune cookies, complete with one-of-a-kind, no-dictionary-needed fortunes.
The first Jews to arrive in New Amsterdam in 1654 came fleeing persecution in Brazil. What did they eat for Shabbos when they arrived? Brazilian rice casserole. [JPost]
These almond-flavored wafers are not an authentic Chinese food, but were created by an enterprising San Francisco restaurateur who was looking for a way to keep his patrons occupied while they waited for the bill.