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.
Jewish Kids Groups in Atlanta is “more than just a ridiculously cool Hebrew School” that engages kids and builds Jewish identity through nontraditional, hands-on activities and experiential learning, including cooking and games.
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.
A few years ago, the DC area was lagging far behind when it came to Israeli food. While it’s still no New York or Philadelphia, these days the region is quickly catching up.
Six years in the making, Joan Nathan’s new cookbook, King Solomon’s Table, is her most extensive and visually appealing yet, and takes readers on a journey of Jewish kitchens through time.