Is Nikki Cascone’s ‘Global Jewish Cuisine’ a Shanda?

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New York may have eliminated its kosher inspectors, but rest assured that self-appointed authorities are still judging from on high. Nikki Cascone of Octavia’s Porch tells the Forward’s food blog that she’s already received “an angry letter from a woman who said you can’t call yourself Jewish if you’re not kosher.” [Forward]