Known: Thanksgiving is one of the best food holidays ever. So, where do the other 99 holidays we could think of rank? We're so glad you asked.
1. Day After Thanksgiving: All the food, none of the family. Plus you get Leftovers Sandwiches. Choose to deny that this is the best food holiday of all foo ... More >>
Mecum Car AuctionCalled my dad the other day and asked him: "You know what's coming to the Dallas Convention Center the first week of October?" To which he replied, very matter-of-factly: "Yeah, the Mecum auction." Which he knows because my father, a second-generation car-parts man, spends his oc ... More >>
Rabbi David SternRan into my rabbi last Sunday -- David Stern, head man at Temple Emanu-El of Dallas, very hip and very influential so I hear -- and asked him: "You mind sending me your Kol Nidre sermon? I'd like to post to Unfair Park." He grinned and said sure -- grinned, I'm sure, because it w ... More >>
I went to a bar mitzvah in Austin two weeks ago, where I received this yarmulke -- perfect for next year's Texas-OU game!A Texas Ex-girlfriend forwards along the link to a site called Move Texas vs. OU Weekend, which is a petition crafted by The University of Texas at Austin Student Government de ... More >>
Clear Creek Distillery founder Steve McCarthyWhen I spoke to Tina Wasserman last week about the best foods to eat after a 25-hour fast, she sensibly recommended bagels and cream cheese. She didn't mention hard liquor.
But there's a tradition of ending the annual Yom Kippur fast with a "bisse ... More >>
Cover for Tina Wasserman's book: Entrée to Judaism: A Culinary Exploration of the Jewish DiasporaBreaking the fast on Yom Kippur, which starts Friday at sundown, usually calls for raiding the synagogue's spread and making a mad dash for whichever restaurant puts the fewest obstacles between ... More >>