Dining reviews in the NY Daily News!

I’m a dining critic and features writer for the NY Daily News.  I’ll post new restaurant reviews as they run.  Latest:  Chapter One (10.8.14).

See all reviews here.

October 8, 2014 at 12:01 am Leave a comment

The Graphic Details book is here!

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It’s finally here… Graphic Details:  Jewish Women’s Confessional Comics in Essays and Interviews is based on the exhibit I co-curated.  It’s published by McFarland.

I contributed a bunch of essays on some of the amazing artists in the show, including Bernice Eisenstein, Sarah Glidden, Sarah Lazarovic, and Laurie Sandell.

October 7, 2014 at 2:48 am Leave a comment

This just in: “Graphic Details: Confessional Comics by Jewish Women” opens in London!

Graphic Details:  Confessional Comics by Jewish Women is now open at London’s Space Station 65 gallery!

Graphic Details, which I co-curated, is inspired by a story I wrote for the Forward.  We’ve had successful runs in New York, San Francisco, Toronto, Washington, DC, Portland, and Miami Beach.

The Forward, America’s national Jewish newspaper, is sponsoring Graphic Details.  Read about the show in the NY Daily News.

October 6, 2014 at 12:01 am Leave a comment

“‘Chanel’ With a Schmear”, Forward.com, October 17 2014

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“This bagel goes with everything.  A mock ‘Chanel’ bag designed to resemble a bagel with schmear became a global sensation after making its debut on the arm of actress India Menuez at a Chanel No. 5 dinner in New York Monday night.” More

September 15, 2014 at 11:32 am Leave a comment

“Kosher Barbecue Comes to Crown Heights”, Forward.com, October 16 2014

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“Aside from food trucks like The Wandering Que, fans of kosher barbecue have had no place to call their own.  That’s about to change.”  More

September 14, 2014 at 12:01 pm Leave a comment

“Hit Man to Las Vegas Rabbi in ‘Gangsterland'”, Forward.com, October 13 2014

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“David Cohen’s the new rabbi at Temple Beth Israel in Las Vegas. He’s a learned guy who drops pearls of Torah wisdom.   Oh, he’s also Sal Cupertine, a ruthless Chicago mafia hit man who’s had to assume a new identity after getting set up for the murder of FBI agents.”  More

 

September 13, 2014 at 8:00 pm Leave a comment

“Mysticism, Heresy and Multimedia Art”, Forward.com, October 9 2014

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“In a Talmudic legend, four wise men who explore Jewish mysticism meet severe ends: One dies, one loses his mind, and one forsakes Jewish tenets altogether. Only one leaves intact.  Here’s hoping that the artists in Pardes,’ a new exhibition at Toronto’s Koffler Centre of the Arts, meet gentler fates.”  More

 

September 12, 2014 at 7:56 pm Leave a comment

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