The Jew And The Carrot

Mixing Bowl: Israeli Wine Ratings, Top Chef Elimination and Matzoh Ball Soup

By Devra Ferst

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Two chefs in New York City are reinventing Jewish food – without going kosher – the Wall Street Journal reports.

We were sad to see Jewish chef Spike Mendelsohn pack his knives and go on Top Chef Masters recently. He chats about the show and his love of the perfect burger with Serious Eats.

Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate reviews Israeli wines and gives eight bottles a score of 90 points or higher on the 100-point scale, says Hakerem: The Israeli Wine Blog.

Matzoh ball soup at the New England Soup Factory trumps bubbe’s on Serious Eats Boston.

Iconic restaurant owner Elaine Kaufman, founder and owner of writer haunt Elaine’s, bequeathed her restaurant to her general manager, writes the New York Times. The restaurant will remain the same says the manager.


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