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Visit to Mexikosher LA Restaurant Review

Mexikosher: With Talented Chef Katsuji Tanabe Let me start by saying the food at Mexikosher is fresh, delicious and plentiful, the chef is talented, the price is right, and everyone working there is helpful and nice. The reason I am posting…
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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,…
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…

School Lunch: Dearest Little Musia, You’ve Got Mail!

A few months ago, my granddaughter Musia sent a letter to the Mayor's Office, pouring her heart out about the deplorable state of the School Lunch Programs, and sent her letter with a petition signed by all the girls in her school. Her idea…
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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…
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Dearie: Julia Child, by Bob Spitz. My Review

Julia Child Revisited: Just finished reading Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child, written by author and biographer extraordinaire Bob Spitz. Let me start with my - very few - gripes, then we'll move on to the good stuff. I did say…
Me and my scrunchies: I made one for each kid and each counselor, and gave them out on end of camp party night - oodles of #DIY

A Big Happy Kid in Summer Camp!

Summer Camp: Having fun with the kids! Me and my scrunchies: This is the new word I learned. I made one for each kid and each counselor, and gave them out on end of camp party night. Don't I look like Mr T here? I was the biggest kid, and a…

Another Feast at Pardes

Another sampling dinner at Pardes Restaurant: I succumbed to the idea yet again, tightening my belt all of that day in prevision for what treats were in store for us. The only thing better than reading and drooling about this menu is actually…
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Vegan A La Mode: Hannah Kaminsky. My Book Review

Vegan A La Mode:   Hannah Kaminsky has done it again! Hannah Kaminsky is a baker after my own heart,  Mind you, I care nothing about her fabulous treats being vegan, since I am not afflicted with any of those restrictions, dietary, ideological…

The Art of the Hand Written Letter Revived

I just received a Hand Written Letter! It gave me quite a thrill. Forgive me for doing a double take when I checked my mail today. I thought the art form had been extinct since the advent of electronic mail, better known as e-mail. My dear friend…

Thank You Dear Coco Chocolates! My Review

Dear Coco Chocolates are the latest homemade chocolate sensation. And I mean it literally: Dear Coco Chocolates come in the most unexpected flavors, and the best part is, it works beautifully. These tiny gems remind me of the French proverb:…