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Canada
Canada

The Peculiar Struggle of Toronto's Kosher Restaurants

Despite the city now hosting more kosher restaurants than ever, some still strain to attract Orthodox Jewish customers as Toronto competes with kosher eating hubs like New York City.
David Silverberg
7.6.17
diet
diet

Some Biblical Scholars Now Say It's Chill for All Jews to Eat Bacon

Is this the beginning of a new era for Jewish delis everywhere?
Alex Swerdloff
5.15.17
prison food
prison food

Convicted Murderer's Lawsuit Alleges Anti-Semitism Due to Prison Dining Menu

If March’s lawsuit is taken seriously, Tennessee taxpayers might be paying for his new and improved food choices.
Munchies Staff
2.18.17
israel
israel

How One Jerusalem Joint Is Dealing with Israel's Terrible Restaurant Wages

If you think American waiters get screwed, Israelis have it even worse. At the kosher restaurant Crave, servers and bartenders receive a fair hourly wage, rather than surviving off unreliable tips.
Ilan Ben Zion
2.15.17
beans
beans

Cholent

It's like the edible embodiment of a fleece blanket.
Rabbi Bernath
11.29.16
israel
israel

Why This Spanish Chef Temporarily Turned Kosher

Can a Galician-style menu without octopus or pork still be called Galician? Rafael Centeno of Spain's Maruja Limón tried to answer that in Tel Aviv last week.
Ilan Ben Zion
11.14.16
bread
bread

How a Pot-Dealing Suburban Boy Became Miami’s Best Baker

“I wanted something more, and I decided to search for that. Some people go searching to India for spirituality; I went into the countryside of Europe searching for country wisdom.”
Alex Swerdloff
6.2.16
Mexican Food
Mexican Food

This Kosher Restaurant Is Changing How LA Values Its Mexican Food

Despite the fact that Mexikosher's menu is 100 percent kosher, chef Katsuji Tanabe is changing how people view Mexican food, one beef carnitas taco at a time.
Javier Cabral
5.5.16
Religion
Religion

Trump Vodka Is Having a Very Un-Kosher Scandal in Israel

It’s not as if Trump Vodka is a bestseller in Israel, but it’s popular around Passover because it is deemed “Kosher for Passover.” Only problem: turns out it really isn’t.
Alex Swerdloff
4.8.16
israel
israel

Police Have Uncovered a Massive Illegal Meat-Smuggling Ring in Israel and Palestine

This recent bust appears to be part of a larger investigation that has exposed a smuggling ring bringing meat from South America into Palestine and then back into Israel.
Nick Rose
4.6.16
travel
travel

A Jewish Mom Fed an Entire Plane of Passengers in Montana

Billings has a Jewish population of only 0.09 percent, but the stranded passengers of a grounded flight to Tel Aviv were given kosher meals by friendly Montanans bearing, among other things, some much-needed hummus.
Alex Swerdloff
11.16.15
FRANCE
FRANCE

A French School Made Its Muslim and Jewish Students Wear ID Tags At Lunchtime

School cafeterias—at least for the most part—are pretty damn grim affairs. But one French school in the wine-loving region of Burgundy is taking its school lunches to heretofore-unseen levels of dread and desolation.
Alex Swerdloff
9.30.15