This Saturday and Sunday is the Jewish holiday of Purim. What's Purim? The short answer, "Jewish Halloween" is also the wrong answer. But there are costumes involved as well as a lot of drinking, so it's easy to see where folks could get confused.
So real quick: Purim is the biblical story of Queen ... More >>
Passover is upon us, which can only mean one thing: It's officially time to make matzo ball soup.
Making matzo ball soup can be a very straightforward proposition. You can even buy matzo balls premade or buy a mix for it, although there's little more than matzo meal in it. To my mind, makin ... More >>
Hamantaschen may be the most popular Purim pastry in the United States, but the triangular cookie's not the only traditional dessert associated with the celebratory holiday.
Purim, which begins tomorrow night, commemorates the Jews escaping a genocidal plot by the dastardly Haman, an adviser ... More >>
Gefilte fish, perhaps the most maligned food on the traditional Jewish High Holiday table, encodes its maker's ancestry as surely as hand-me-down stories and immigration papers, a local fishmonger says.
Jon Alexis of TJ's Fresh Seafood Market in Preston Forest Village claims he can almost al ... More >>
Milk and Honey and falafel sandwiches.Milk and Honey Jerusalem Market and Grill
420 N. Coit Road, Richardson
Try: The falafel sandwich
Don't try: Thinking too hard about what makes the girlie mags kosher
I went to Milk and Honey because I heard the Richardson café put pickles ... More >>
Zinsky's was hoppin'. On one of its first days of service, the New York-style deli from Mark Brezinski (Pei Wei, Bengal Coast) and Liz and Jim Baron (Blue Mesa Grill) was packed with businessmen, grandmothers herding broods of kids and folks from the surrounding North Dallas neighborhoods. We ... More >>
Here are some of the leftover bits from the past few days.
Officials in Marin County, Calif., are considering the potential benefits of turning food waste into an energy source. The city already does something similar with sewage, but adding food apparently assists the process, according to St ... More >>