Latest: ‘European Travel Commission: Why You Should Still Travel to Europe”,, October 10 2016








“De Wilde, who’s also president of Flanders Tourism in Belgium, came to New York recently with a message for Condé Nast Traveler’s audience: Keep calm—and come visit. ”  More

October 10, 2016 at 9:58 pm Leave a comment

Latest: “Richmond, Virginia is transforming from parochial to cool”, NY Daily News, October 9 2016








“While there’s a pronounced Southern languor here, the city’s cultivating its own mellow buzz, a kind of counterculture vibe tempered by genteel character and aw-shucks self-awareness.”  More

October 9, 2016 at 10:31 pm Leave a comment

Latest: “Severed Thumb at Kosher Processing Plant Prompts Huge OSHA Fine”,, October 7 2016







“A kosher-chicken processing plant with the bucolic-sounding name of Birdsboro Kosher Farms is facing Federal charges after a horrific workplace accident.” More

September 25, 2016 at 10:17 pm Leave a comment

Latest: “Brussels, Belgium is Europe’s most underappreciated city”, NY Daily News, September 23 2016







“Culture and dining rival Paris or Madrid. A rich stock of centuries-spanning architecture makes Brussels a visual treat. And a nonstop influx of global influences — the airport had check-ins for airlines I’d never heard of — means the city is thrillingly international and in constant flux.”  More

September 24, 2016 at 12:49 am Leave a comment

Latest: “A Buffalo Bakery Selling Treats and Shares”, The New York Times, September 18 2016










“Since BreadHive Cafe opened on Buffalo’s west side in July, customers have been walking in as if they own the place.  In a way, some do.”  More

September 17, 2016 at 11:43 am Leave a comment

Weekly Dish in the Forward


I’m a contributing editor at the Forward, the world’s leading Jewish news organization, where I write the Weekly Dish food column.  See the latest here.

March 31, 2016 at 9:00 am Leave a comment

“The best apple orchards in the tri-state area”, NY Daily News, September 18 2016








“It’s not far from the Big Apple to some big apples. We’re surrounded by fruit farms, from family outfits to gigantic growers, and apples are a key crop in New York. Plus, orchards sweeten the deal with hayrides, entertainment, comfort food and petting zoos.”  More

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