Latest: “Meet The Forward’s Fearless Women In Journalism Award Recipients”,, December 4 2018




“You’re about to meet five remarkable Jewish women whose achievements have helped shape journalism — and our world.”  More


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“How A Holocaust Survivor Made The Four Seasons The Home Of The ‘Power Lunch'”,, December 4 2018









“‘If it wasn’t for Tom Margittai,’ Four Seasons co-owner Julian Niccolini told the Times, ‘American cuisine the way we know it today would not exist.’”  More

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“Where To Find The Best Doughnuts In NYC and Philadelphia”,, December 2 2018







“Along with the other miracles at Chanukah, we’ve got sufganiyot to celebrate. Typically jelly-filled, the round Israeli donuts take on ever-more decadent forms every year. With that in mind, here’s our very selective list of 2018’s best.”  More
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“Carnegie Deli Returns As Pop-Up For ‘Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’”,, November 29 2018








“That Mrs. Maisel has got some chutzpah. First, she says things no 1950s housewife should utter. Now, she’s resurrecting the Carnegie Deli.”  More


November 29, 2018 at 7:48 pm Leave a comment

“Is Toronto Home To The World’s Best Falafel?”,, November 26 2018







“Could the world’s best falafel come from a former industrial building on a quiet street just north of downtown Toronto?  I’m already waiting for blowback from that statement, but the herb-infused, bright-green orbs I had at Parallel looked, tasted, and smelled like no falafel I’ve experienced anywhere.”  More


November 26, 2018 at 7:51 pm Leave a comment

“Shoo Shoo Is The Latest Middle Eastern Restaurant To Open In New York”,, November 25 2018







“Nur, Dez, NishNush, Miss Ada, Timna, Shuka…. The more Middle-Eastern joints seem to open, the more New Yorkers seem to flock to them.  And the latest to hang up a Mediterranean-flavored shingle is Shoo Shoo, which started serving its spin on staples like falafel, hummus, sabich, and shakshuka last week.”  More


November 25, 2018 at 7:54 pm Leave a comment

“How Rube Goldberg Made America Complicated Again”,, November 19 2018







“You push a button. A spring releases a bowling ball, which hurtles down a ramp toward a switch that uncages a bird, whose beak twirls a dial that activates the printer that spits out your ticket.  That’s not actually how admission to “The Art of Rube Goldberg” works, but it’s how the legendary cartoonist might have conceived it.”  More

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