The Jew And The Carrot

Mixing Bowl: A Borscht Comeback; Redesigning the Food Label

By Devra Ferst

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As we reported (and mourned) recently, H&H Bagels is stopping its ovens. So who makes the best bagel in New York? The Underground Gourmet shares its thoughts and recommendations.

Gold’s borscht, once a mainstay of the Jewish food scene has slipped in popularity in recent years. The owners are hoping to make a comeback says the Wall Street Journal.

Masbia, a kosher soup kitchen with four locations in New York City, is struggling to feed a growing community that cannot afford to feed itself, reports the New York Daily News.

The Jerusalem Post explores Israel’s beer renaissance.

Project: Redesign the Food Label is asking the public for suggestions on how to redesign food labels, says The Daily Meal. With Michael Pollan working on the project, we’re hopeful that something good will come out of this.

Who are the world’s sexiest vegetarians? PETA has the answer.

The fate of the Lower East Side culinary fixture the Essex Street Market is still in question. Grub Street has an update.

Cinnabon, the American chain bakery, will open its first store in Tel Aviv later this July, according to Ynet . The franchise plans to open 10 shops in Israel.


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