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Un-MET Special Diet Needs: Day at the Museum

Special Diet Needs: Yikes! The following story concerns (not) accommodating all people with special diet needs, and as importantly, is about customer service. The following thread, with the added compelling New Yorker Magazine  cartoon above,…

Restaurant Review: Grill 212 – No Frills, No Tricks, All Flavor.

Grill 212  - view more picture! http://on.fb.me/1t3qlc2 Grill 212 just gave me a chance to enjoy the BEST Yemenite Soup! The first time I stumbled upon this tiny spot on Manhattan's Upper West Side was the day of its first birthday celebration;…
Our Latest Feast at Nobo Teaneck - restaurant review

Our Latest Feast at Nobo Teaneck

Our Latest Feast at Nobo Teaneck (pictures of the dishes), http://on.fb.me/1t3qXOS Although I admit everything tastes better in the company of dear friends, especially on a glorious day where you can dine alfresco, I must tell you dining at…
New Menu at Pardes Restaurant: Graze Till You Drop!

New Menu at Pardes Restaurant: Graze Till You Drop!

New Menu at Pardes Restaurant: Graze Till You Drop! http://on.fb.me/1t3x2Ls I congratulate myself for my choice of a restaurant when it came to celebrating my daughter Bella's birthday en tete-a-tete a couple days ago: Pardes. What a feast!…
Isabella Freedman
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Isabella Freedman Retreat. A Wonderful World in NYC’s Backyard

Enjoy the pictures https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.566167356768468.1073741832.213383695380171&type=1 Several friends had been telling me about the Isabella Freedman Retreat, at the border of Connecticut and the Berkshires (hence…
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Magnoodles for Shabbos Dinner: Can Pasta be Smart AND Delicious?

Shhhh, don't tell anyone! I get really lazy about preparing Shabbos meals on hot summer days when we have no guests, in part because my husband always votes for salads, in all shapes or form, and very little else. So imagine my excitement when…
The Passionate Vegetable: Suzanne Landry. Cookbook Review

The Passionate Vegetable: Suzanne Landry. Cookbook Review

Well-deserved Living Now award for Suzanne Landry and her beautiful new Cookbook, The Passionate Vegetable! A book writer after my own heart, Suzanne goes well beyond the recipes, and lets the reader get a full view of the philosophy that…
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Kosher Food and Wine Experience KFWE 2013

Kosher Food and Wine Experience is the perfect foodie dream: All your favorite Kosher Food and wine, with many new exciting Kosher Food additions each year, are displayed and generously offered in the magnificent Pier 60, which accommodates…
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Our Trip to Jerusalem Before the Snow: Restaurants and Beyond

Trip to Jerusalem with our tour guide, Gidi Kelman, and his beautiful family Enjoy the pictures! http://on.fb.me/1oxZg0B We came back exhausted but delighted from our trip to Jerusalem, the last three days of sleet, hail, diluvial rains…
Rinku Bhattacharya

The Bengali Five Spice Chronicle: Rinku Bhattacharya.

Rinku Bhattacharya's cookbook is Beautiful! Reading - yes, reading, that's how intriguing and exciting it is - Rinku Bhattacharya's cookbook, The Bengali Five Spice Chronicle is to me the next best thing to a stroll through, say, Machane Yehuda,…
Kosherfest 2012

Kosherfest 2012 Standout New Products

Kosherfest 2012 was great fun this year! I and quite a few others marveled at how the staff at Kosherfest 2012 pulled off the whole show with their hands often tied behind their backs, so soon after Hurricane Sandy, which crippled many warehouses…
Mahia