Monday, September 23, 2019

Food & Wine

Is Your Bread Still Kosher? Arnold’s Bread Manufacturer Drops the OU

Editor's note: This article has been updated as of December 5, 2018. 

Editor's note II: On Monday, December 10, 2018, Bimbo Bakeries USA contacted this reporter to say that Thomas's and Entenmann's would remain under kosher certification. 

Bimbo Bakeries USA, which owns many of the nationally distributed bread

Chanukah Parties Demand Celebratory Wines

Winter has come early this year, with significant snowfalls on the East Coast already in mid-November. As far as wine is concerned, my immediate thought when I see snow is “Time to take out the Port!” This year the snow also reminded me that Chanukah was around the

The Digital Age Is Changing Kosher Food

Big brother is not watching us, yet, but the people who produce, market and sell food for the kosher consumer are closely following our cyber footsteps. At Kosherfest, the kosher food industry trade show held in mid-November, numerous speakers talked about how the internet has changed

Apura Farms Introduces Vegan Burger Mix at Kosherfest

Kosherfest is a mecca of various types of new kosher food products, from chocolates to gourmet cheese to beef jerky. Tucked away in a corner room at Kosherfest was a gem, a vegan burger mix by Apura Farms. These burgers are grain-free, gluten-free, non-GMO, sprouted, soy-free, allergen-friendly burgers, also high

Rabica, a Cozy Teaneck Trattoria, Has a New Owner

On a cool, rainy day in November, two friends braved the weather to have lunch together at Rabica. “I come for the delicious food and warm service,” said Yocheved Bateman of Teaneck, as she ate her “amazing” spinach ravioli. Elana Winslow, also from Teaneck, agreed as she enjoyed her salmon

‘Kosher Pizza Wheels’ Will Enhance Your Party or Event

E. Gold Events has announced its latest venture: Kosher Pizza Wheels. A cross between a pop-up restaurant and a food truck, this innovative concept is a full-service mobile pizzeria.

Kosher Pizza Wheels does more than deliver freshly made pizza—it brings an entire pizza kitchen to

Old World Wines With New World Grapes: Flam Winery Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Last week at Manhattan’s Noi Due Carne, a 20th anniversary wine pairing dinner was held with Gilad Flam, the public face of the Flam Winery, a high-end, family-owned boutique winery cushioned in the lush Judean Hills just outside of Jerusalem.


Scenes From Kosherfest 2018

Candied Sweet Potatoes


  • 6 par-boiled sweet potatoes, peeled
  • 2 cups dark brown sugar
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½

Let the Cranberries Shine on Thanksgiving

Frozen Cranberry Horseradish Side Dish

Serve frozen; defrost for five minutes before serving.


  • 1 can whole-berry cranberry sauce
  • ½ cup

Yalla! Brings Authentic Israeli Cuisine to Teaneck

Remember the last time you were in Israel, when you had a craving for some really good shawarma, or maybe falafel and hummus? You went to that nearby spot you could count on for good food served quickly and priced reasonably. If you find yourself wanting a taste of Israel again, head to Yalla! at 206 West

Spiced Orange Rice

It is easy to make foods that taste delicious and do not take too much time to prepare.

Makes six servings.

  • 2 Tablespoon oil
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 cup of rice