A Rosh Hashanah practice of going apple picking and making big batches of applesauce is Allison’s way of creating new holiday traditions with her family in the shadow of the loss of her mother.
Restaurants throughout MD, DC and VA present special prix-fixe menus and offerings for the high holidays, from traditional matzah ball soup and brisket to Venetian baked fish and apple-filled donuts.
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Submitted by Joan Nathan
When I was a student in France, Rose Minkel was a fixture at Friday night dinners at my friend Nanou’s home. Called Mémé, an endearing term for “Grandmother,” she brought with her the recipes from her family’s native Metz, a city in the…
For most people, the high holidays smell like warm chunks of meat and heavy kugels. Shaina’s, however, are all about colorful salads—and for this New Year, she has a fresh, new salad.
Traveling around Japan, Paula and her family visited shrines and pagodas, slept on tatami mats, ate breakfasts of raw fish and rice and enjoyed the country’s striking balance of modernity and tradition.
After almost a decade in Cleveland Park, Dean Gold opened Dino’s Grotto in Shaw, a cozy spot that combines traditional Tuscan and Venetian recipes, Jewish influences and the best local and sustainable ingredients.
It may have sleek, shiny counters, specialty shops and fancy food festivals now, but a whole generation of Washingtonians once depended on Union Terminal Market for most of the food that they consumed.
Amid the loads of laundry, piles of clothing on the floor and phenomenon of food disappearing from the fridge instantly, Esther is thrilled and relieved to have Shaina back home, albeit briefly.