Thursday, August 22, 2019

Food & Wine

Schnitzel Plus Celebrates Grand Opening in Downtown Englewood

Schnitzel Plus has opened in Englewood. The restaurant, a nine-year staple of the Teaneck kosher dining scene, is opening a second store on 6 East Palisade Avenue. Offering everything from burgers to shawarma to chicken platters, Schnitzel Plus hopes to ignite the Englewood kosher food industry and provide the Jewish

Englewood’s Playa Bowls Receives Kosher Certification

Playa Bowls is a 65-location national chain with a surfer ambience and healthy eating menu with a focus on fruit and granola based bowls and beverages. Only New Jersey has two that are kosher: one in Oakhurst, and now, one in Englewood. Playa Bowls, on 38 East Palisade Avenue, has just received

STAR-K Food Service Kashrus Training Seminar Is Worth the Trip

Shai and Maayan Ben-Eli traveled the farthest—5,863 miles from Yerushalayim—to attend the STAR-K Food Service Kashrus Training Seminar held in the agency’s Baltimore offices, August 5-7. The Ben-Elis are being groomed not only as STAR-K mashgichim for their upcoming move to Kolkata (formerly Calcutta), India, but as

Summer Salads From My Kosher Jerusalem Kitchen

The heat of summer is really on and in Jerusalem, which usually has cool evenings, the heat has hit. Who wants to turn on the oven or stand by the stove? Try these cool main-dish salads.

Chicken Salad

4 servings

When I lived in Chicago I went to a “ladies” luncheon one time and this was

Kosher Krispy Kreme Comes to Springfield

Take note, dessert lovers, Krispy Kreme has arrived in Springfield! The franchise has opened a kosher store and factory at its new Route 22 location, and local kosher consumers couldn’t be happier.

“Getting ready for Krispy Kreme Doughnuts to open on Route

Break the Fast With Delicious Danish

I have to admit, I love to bake, but don’t have time to patchke. So, if there’s a way to prepare quality baked goods for my family while cutting corners on prep time, I’m in! Tnuva’s de la Créme fillings are the perfect solution for making all kinds of fabulous, professional looking pastries, without the extra work. De la

Traditional, White and Peach Sangria: A Refreshing Summer Punch

As I walk past the wine store I like on Agrippas Street, just before entering the shuk, I marvel at the array of wines on sale and think what great sangria they would make.

The early Greeks and Romans added sugar and spices to their wines. Then there was a period when Spain was

Wandering Que Launches Thursday Nights in Hackensack

Move over, Billy Joel.

Ari White and his second Wandering Que mobile smokehouse, a 28-foot-long, 7,700-pound mobile custom-built trailer with a wood-burning barbecue pit porch, are sure to make Hackensack famous once again, this time for succulent, Texas-style

Soft Serve: Newest Treat at Dunkin’ on Teaneck Road

Now you can enjoy a vanilla soft-serve cone at Dunkin’, with or without sprinkles! It’s a refreshing and delicious treat.

Kosher Food Giant Kedem/Kayco’s ‘Kenover Foods’ Acquires Manischewitz

(Vosizneias.com) The face of the kosher food world is about to change as word broke today that Kayco will be acquiring Manischewitz, a company that has been serving the Jewish community for 131 years.

An internal memo dated July 29 obtained by VIN News confirmed the deal, noting that an

Wandering Que Launches Thursday Nights in Hackensack


(Photo courtesy of David Zimand)


Move over, Billy Joel. 

Ari White and his second Wandering Que mobile smokehouse, a  28-foot-long, 7,700-pound mobile custom-built trailer with a wood-burning barbecue pit porch, are sure to

Understanding Bordeaux Wine – Part I: The Secrets of Pomerol

Several months ago, the most recent issue of “DiVine Magazine” published an article written by yours truly, focusing on my visit to the kosher wine producing Chateaux in Bordeaux. Discussing my journey was essentially about relating my experience exploring ancient castles and mansions, which have been