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Basil: Summer’s Favorite Herb

In my teensy urban garden, I always allocate some prime real estate to herbs. This year, I have a big pot of basil, and...

Delish Fish

I’ve been experimenting with different types of fish recently. My latest strategy is to walk up to the fishmonger and ask what he or...

Found Food

A few years ago, my family rented a house in Jamaica, complete with a chef. One evening I saw him chopping parsley. “I’m surprised you’re...

Re-imagined Citron & Rose Opens in Bala Cynwyd

David Magerman thinks this time is different. The CEO of Six Points Restaurant Group said Citron & Rose Tavern and Market is unlike its...

Can Barbecue be Kosher? You be the Judge

Presented on a table to a row of people is a Styrofoam box full of smoked brisket. To most, it looks simply like a to-go...

BBQ School for ‘Hava NaGrilla’ Hopefuls

When you think of barbecue, probably the last thing you associate with it is kosher. But leave it to Stu Gordon, or “Barbecue Stu,” as...

After 52 Years, Jack’s Hits the Road to Longtime Customers’ Dismay

After being dormant for so long, the parking lot at Jack’s Delicatessen on Bustleton Avenue and Tustin Street in the Northeast is jammed again....

Dropping Acid (From Your Diet)

We had a recent dinner guest who, after confirming his arrival time, advised us that he is on a low-acid/high-alkaline diet. This diet gained some...

BBQ Restaurant Adds Smoke to Shabbat

Jake’s Kosher barbecue aims to join challah as a must-have Shabbat staple.   The newly-opened joint on Haverford Avenue in Overbrook Park offers a rotating...

Jewish Culinary Cuisines Continue to Evolve

When it comes to Jewish food, it can be defined in different ways: For Steven Cook, it was his mother’s matzo ball soup made...