Behind the successful Mindful Restaurant Group is founder and president Ari Gejdenson, the grandson of Holocaust survivors who ran a dairy farm in Connecticut and son of a former congressman.
DC is a young, vibrant and innovative city. Don’t believe it? Just look at some of the new snack start-ups—helmed by young local Jews—that call this city home.
Sherry headed to Montgomery County to check out some of the local Jewish delis. She found lox, bagels and sandwiches that pleased her discerning granddaughter-of-deli-owners palate.
In part two of his series highlighting some of the LGBTQ Jews in the DC food scene (there are many more!), Evan chats with Ace Karchem, Josh Hahn, Sara Fatell and Ruth Gresser.
Zachary Engel, the chef de cuisine at Shaya in New Orleans, is the latest Jewish chef cooking Israeli food to win the prestigious James Beard Award, following mentors Michael Solomonov and Alon Shaya.
A rebellious teenager, Chef Rossi’s parents sent her to live in Crown Heights. She’s no longer part of that community, but today she is proudly Jewish, feminist, lesbian and fierce.
With Pride approaching, Evan interviewed local LGBTJ (J is for Jewish) chefs on being a chef, gay and Jewish. In part 1, we share pastry chef Alex Levin’s written interview.
When Jordan Stahl’s unit at LivingSocial was eliminated, she and her husband, both with ample hospitality experience, turned the bad situation into a new Bloomingdale spot, Tyber Creek Wine Bar and Kitchen.
What an exciting year it’s been for Alon Shaya! A James Beard Award for his eponymous restaurant, cooking at SOBEWFF and more. Jodi caught up with him to get the scoop.
Did you know that Nycci Nellis, the voice behind TheListAreYouOnIt.com and the radio show Foodie and the Beast, is Jewish? In fact, she credits her Jewish upbringing for her love of food.