Thursday, September 18, 2014 Elul 23, 5774

Robert Libkind

Jewish Exponent Blogger

This year, try a new variety of apple at your Rosh Hashanah celebration, which conveniently falls right in the middle of apple season. Food blogger Robert Libkind recommends a few favorites and tells you where to find them. 

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If you're familiar with Jewish food, prepare to be surprised and delighted at this new Cook+Solo Center City eatery. If not, welcome to a bubbi-inspired but soaring introduction to some Ashkenazi classics.

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Abe Fisher restaurant 'pass'

Introducing Philacatessen, the Jewish Exponent's new food blog, and the team of four fressers who can't wait to tell you all about the Philly food scene. 

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Abe Fisher, opening Sept. 2, aims for adventurous diners who don't mind a little treif
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A restaurant doesn’t have to be kosher to be Jewish. But how treif can it be and still evoke Yiddishkeit?
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Borsht Tartare at Abe Fisher

Profile

Bob explores the local food scene and cultural imperatives behind Jewish delicacies for the Exponent's Philacatessen blog. 

After a career in corporate public relations and, before that, reporting and editing for daily and weekly newspapers, he enjoys retirement by scouring farmers markets, the Reading Terminal Market, and the best bakeries, delis, specialty food shops and ethnic markets he can find throughout the region. 
 
Outside of his contributions to Philacatessen, since 2006 has been posting his Roberts Market Report, a blog devoted to area farmers markets.
 
When he’s not thinking about, writing about, buying, cooking or consuming good things to eat, he’s sitting on his Fairmount stoop trying to bring down real estate values.

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