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  1. the underground gourmet
    Can New York Be a Great Herring Town Again?An undersung vestige of New York culinary history is the main event at a new Upper West Side sandwich shop.
  2. best of new york
    The Absolute Best Restaurants in Rego Park and Forest HillsThis corner of Queens has some delicious eats, especially if you’re in the mood for Uzbek plov, Georgian cheese bread, or spinach knishes.
  3. meat alternatives
    The Impossible Burger Has Been Officially Certified KosherJews who keep kosher can finally sink their teeth into “bleeding” plant burgers.
  4. letter of the law
    Can Lab-Made Meat Be Considered Kosher or Halal?Religious authorities aren’t quite sure how to handle a mass of cells.
  5. Best of New York
    The Absolute Best Kosher Restaurants in New YorkFood that’s worth a special trip whether you’re observant (or even Jewish) or not.
  6. nightlife
    This Sports Bar Was Struggling — Until It Went Kosher and Business Took OffRevenue has skyrocketed ever since the owners of Promenade Bar and Grill decided to seek a kosher certification.
  7. Marijuana
    Pot Edibles May Soon Get Kosher CertificationThe largest kosher certification agency says it “would not have a problem” certifying marijuana-based foods.
  8. Closings
    Kosher Pizza Place Shalom Chai Hits the MarketThe restaurant served falafel and a grab-bag of other snacks.
  9. Closings
    Did the Lower East Side Just Lose Its Last Kosher Restaurant? [Updated]Shalom Chai pizzeria’s eviction closes a once-plentiful era.
  10. Expansions
    Ben’s Delicatessen Will Not Lose Kosher Certification Ahead of ExpansionThe Long Island-based chain is adding “scores of new restaurants.”
  11. Relocations
    Solo Will Move From Sony Building to New LocationThe kosher pizza place will keep slicing, however.
  12. Chef Shuffle
    Citron and Rose Hires Karen Nicolas to Replace Outgoing ChefThe new chef comes from Washington DC’s Equinox, where she was named Food & Wine’s “Best New Chef” in 2012.
  13. Burger Time
    Israel’s Burgerim Brings Mini-Burgers To W. HollywoodThe tiny kosher sandwiches, available in lamb, beef, and ahi, have a span of just three inches.
  14. Sold
    Following Passover Scandal, Doheny Glatt Kosher Under New OwnershipIncreasing the odds that the disgraced company will get its Kosher certification back.
  15. Health Concerns
    Glatt Kosher Meat Scandal Roils Major Pico-Based DistributorWhen the Mashgiach’s away, Doheny Glatt Kosher Meats gets accused of off-loading a supply of mystery meat.
  16. Truckin’
    Katsuji Tanabe Launching The MexiKosher TruckThe Kosher Mexican restaurant’s full menu is coming on-board.
  17. Openings
    What to Eat at Prime at the Bentley, Serving Kosher Steaks and Sushi 21 StoriesThe pop-up is expected to stay open for the next three or four months.
  18. House Style
    House Style: JezebelJust in time for Fashion Week and the imminent High Holidays, we examine the style of the city’s one and only “glam kosher” restaurant.
  19. Labor
    Kosher Corridor Controversy Over Restaurants’ Labor Rights CommitmentsPico Boulevard restaurants are being hassled over their commitment to employees in revenge for the closing of an Iowa meat processing facility.
  20. Openings
    First Look at Jezebel, Bringing Glam Kosher to SohoThe restaurant opens Thursday.
  21. Shortages
    There᾿s a Run on Trader Joe’s Kosher Chocolate ChipsSome people are buying 30 bags!
  22. Neighboorhod Watch
    Crown Heights: The Hasidic Soho?It has flower shops, artisanal truffle oil, and a kosher pizzeria that’s a mommy magnet.
  23. Pop-ups
    Manna Catering Offers Pop-up Experience for Kosher DinersNo need to miss the trend because of dietary restrictions!
  24. Taco Town
    What $27 Buys at a Kosher Taqueria During PassoverMexiKosher slammed as one of a small handful of restaurants offering Kosher food during the holiday.
  25. Heavenly
    Kosher (Sausage) for Passover“Never in the history of Passover have Jews had sausage,” claims co-creator Jack Silberstein.
  26. L.A. Diet
    Actress Mayim Bialik Orders Chinese Takeout in L.A., ‘Veganizes’ Her“My husband joked that if Gordon Ramsay knew I veganized all of his food he probably wouldn’t want me eating there.”
  27. Truckin’
    Max & David’s Rolling Out a Kosher Food TruckIt should start rolling sometime this spring.
  28. Taco Town
    Where To Totally O.D. on Salsa This WeekMexiKosher chef Katsuji Tanabe plans a short history of mole, and a tasting of over 20 salsas.
  29. Openings
    First Look at Prime Butcher Baker, Where the Meat Is Kosher and the Baked GoodsThe team behind Prime Grill and Prime Ko opens a takeaway shop.
  30. Mediavore
    U.S. Trans-Fat Consumption Dips by 58%; 10 Lbs. of Cocaine Found in FoodThe last decade saw a major dip in the eating of these dangerous lipids.
  31. Politics
    Mitt Romney’s Kosher ControversyDid he deprive old Jews of kosher meals?
  32. Mediavore
    Taco Bell Upgrading Ingredients; The Joy of Food FightsThe chain promises to use “fresh” foods, making us quite concerned about what they were serving before.
  33. Mediavore
    EPA Trucks Water In Where Gas Drilling Polluted Wells; Yes, There Is a KosherPlus: Wines from the Galicia region are much different from all other Spanish wines; and a nutty new theory about how to treat E. coli, all in our morning news roundup.
  34. Mediavore
    Heavy Coffee Drinking May Reduce Diabetes Risk; Michael Mina Throws a DinnerThe San Francisco chef helps you host eighteen of your closest friends at dinner.
  35. Animal Instincts
    Jon Shook Goes Fishin’ for Religion with HEEBThe chef discusses Jewish influences on Animal, his favorite foods, and his mom’s bad cooking.
  36. Mediavore
    Harvard Students Might Get a Kosher Restaurant; Supreme Court Justices PenPlus the down side to kiddie boozing, and more, all in our morning news round-up.
  37. Oy
    A Hiatus at Estihana for Kosher Folks Craving California RollsThe DOH is not a mensch.
  38. The Other Critics
    Kuh Cheers on Son of a Gun; Shatkin Cruises The Kosher CorridorAnd S. Irene Virbila loves having dinner at Farmshop, even if the tables are looking a little bare.
  39. Mediavore
    The Top Ten Asian Food Trucks; Can You Tame Sherman Oaks’ One-Pound Fire Brat?If you can finish Brats Brothers’ monster creation, you get your picture on the wall. Mom would be so proud!
  40. Mediavore
    Coffee Eases Depression in Women; Chicken Skin Has Its MomentOf course, if you eat at The Gorbals and ink.sack, you’d already know the pleasures of this newly trendy ingredient.
  41. Mediavore
    NJ Braces For Hungry Black Bear Blitz; Kosher Sandwiches Fail to MeetPlus: Coffee helps beat depression; and pet food pantries struggle to meet the growing demand of pets in need, all in our morning news roundup.
  42. Marketing Gimmicks
    How to Get Larry King to Deliver Your BagelsOne lucky catering order will find the radio and T.V. star coming to their own home.
  43. Openings
    What to Eat at Mexikosher, Now Open on PicoA Kosher Mexican restaurant run by a Mexican-Japanese chef? Only in L.A., kids.
  44. Openings
    Mia Chef Gelataria Brings Cap’N Crunch Gelato and Hungarian Pastries toAn offshoot of the Israeli gelato giant Aldo.
  45. What to Eat
    Introducing Rabbi Mints, a ‘Mitzvah for Your Mouth’Side effects may include sudden religious zeal.
  46. Mediavore
    The Abbey Pays Tribute to Elizabeth Taylor; Starbucks Eyes ChinaThe departed actress once told the nightclub’s owner that it was her favorite pub.
  47. Openings
    Israeli Gelato Makes Its Way to Borough ParkFirst Screme, now Ziclick.
  48. Mediavore
    Lomita Restaurant Owner Tries to Commit Suicide; Hate Crime at Korean RestaurantThe owner of Lomita’s Thyme Contemporary Cafe, a suspect in the death of his wife, tries leaping to his death while pursued by cops.
  49. Mediavore
    Local Groups Receive Grants For Maintaining the Region’s Food Systems;Plus: British airline EasyJet offers bacon and ham to passengers headed to Israel; and livestock farmers make a case for reviving the American bison, all in our morning news roundup.
  50. Beef
    Is Nikki Cascone’s ‘Global Jewish Cuisine’ a Shanda?Octavia’s Porch prompts one letter-writer to ask, can you call yourself Jewish if you don’t keep kosher?
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