New: “As Dressbarn Stores Close Nationwide — The End Of A Jewish Family Empire”, Forward.com, May 24 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Women’s clothier Dressbarn has announced that its 650 stores would shutter within months.  But news reports have overlooked the chain’s very Jewish origin story — and the fact that anti-Semitism may have indirectly played a role in its 1962 launch.”  More

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May 24, 2019 at 12:02 pm Leave a comment

New: “Former Breads Bakery Chef Is Opening A Rival Bakery In The Lower East Side”, Forward.com, May 24 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

“A new Lower East Side bakery might give beloved Breads — winner of multiple Forward Food Choice Awards — a run for its money.”  More

May 24, 2019 at 2:55 am Leave a comment

New: “A Harlem Shabbat Dinner Is Attracting Celeb Chefs”, Forward.com, May 16 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

“The invitation from New York’s Jewish Food Society intrigued me: Why would superstar chef Marcus Samuelsson cook Shabbat dinner at a small JCC alongside Travel Channel food savant Andrew Zimmern and other notables?”  More

May 18, 2019 at 11:52 am Leave a comment

New: “Hotel Review: Hotel Birks, Montreal”, The New York Times, May 3 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

“While it imparts zero sense of place — the mood’s more Mitteleuropa than Montreal — the hotel’s bling-y opulence does create a plush cocoon.”  More

May 4, 2019 at 12:34 pm Leave a comment

“This Chef Is Making Artisanal Bread With Kasha Varnishkes”, Forward.com, April 29 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Remember the old commercials where peanut butter and chocolate collided into a spectacular combo that made both parts seem even tastier?  A New York chef has done that. With bread. And kasha varnishkes. And schmaltz and onions.”  More

 

April 30, 2019 at 2:07 am Leave a comment

“Asian, Vegan, Or Keto: Seder Menus Are Leaning Trendy”, Forward.com, April 15 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Is your seder leaning Asian, vegan, or keto this year? A new report says you’re not alone.”  More
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“Lucky Lee’s, Promising ‘Clean’ Chinese Food, Is At Center Of ‘Cultural Appropriation’ Firestorm”, Forward.com, April 12 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

“A Jewish celebrity nutritionist — and her so-called ‘clean’ Chinese food — is at the center of a cultural-appropriation firestorm after she opened a Greenwich Village restaurant this week.”  More

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