The Jew And The Carrot

Mixing Bowl: McFalafel Debuts, Kashering a Nazi Kitchen, Whole-Wheat Matzo Pancakes

By Devra Ferst

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After working as the White House’s “ethics czar,” Norm Eisen, son of a holocaust surivor, will take over the post of Ambassador to the Czech Republic, says NPR. The Ambassador who keeps kosher, will kasher his new kitchen, in a home that once served as Nazi Headquarters for the region.

Editor of Saveur and Top Chef Masters Judge, James Oseland shares a soft spot for 2nd Avenue Deli’s matzo ball soup “It’s been said a million times, but their matzoh ball soup is a life-changer,” he writes on Midtown Lunch.

As of Tuesday, Mcy D’s has been serving up McFalafel at its locations throughout Israel, says Yediot Aharot. Because, there was really a lack of falafel…

Nick Fox, an editor of the Dining section of the New York Times, shares a family recipe for whole-wheat matzo meal pancakes on Diner’s Journal.

What are the most photographed foods in New York City? According to the New York Observer everything from donuts at the Donut plant to Gray’s Papaya hot dogs. A pastrami on rye, at iconic deli Katz’s, comes in second on the list.


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