| Nov 4, 2012
| 4:28 PM
MONTREAL — For a certain kind of traveler, no visit to a new city is complete without a bellyful of local culinary delights.
And though the Internet has made it easier to zero in on regional specialties, it also has amplified local food rivalries...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 2:59 PM
For twelve years Kenny and Ziggy's Delicatessen has been serving up New York food as authentic as the owner's accents. Now the excitement over their matza balls has reached an all-time high.
So what's a matzo you ask?
"A matzo ball is very simple,"...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 12:46 PM
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Abigail's American Bistro
493 Roger Williams Ave., Highland Park, 847-849-1009
Abigail's surrounds diners with a sophisticated setting of soothing earth tones with splashes of color and a menu of...
| Jan 28, 2012
| 12:43 PM
After 90 years of repairing shoes and other leather goods, Hack's Shoe Repair, a fixture in Waverly since 1922, will close its doors for good this week.
Its owner, Frank Booker, a veteran cobbler who has owned and operated the business in the 3400...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 7:05 PM
A Newport Beach man's painted impression of his wife's Jewish cooking won him first place in the professional category at a recent Jewish art competition.
Max Yamada placed first in the My Jewish Journey contest at the Merage Jewish Community Center of...
| Sep 20, 2012
Trotting out familiar flavors in unexpected guises is almost de rigueur among serious young chefs these days, but few can match the wit and imagination on display at Trenchermen, a not-quite-3-month-old restaurant in Wicker Park.
| Sep 29, 2012
— Proud to be known as the heart of the Illinois Bible Belt, the residents of Mattoon fill dozens of Christian churches.
There's also one Jewish congregation, which has the distinction of being the smallest Reform synagogue in North America. The...
| Feb 9, 2012
Nosh Fest III, a benefit Jewish ethnic food festival, is set for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 12 at Temple Beth Emet, 4807 S. Flamingo Road, Cooper City. More than 2,000 are expected to attend.
"Admission" will be five items of canned goods or other...
| Feb 26, 2012
| 6:43 PM
A server scraped the bottom of the large pot of crab soup — the first variety to run out — to dish out one last cup.
Not far behind were the turkey sausage and white bean soup, and the mushroom barley soup.
While most of the diners at the...
| Apr 15, 2012
| 1:36 PM
One-year-old Daniel Herman isn't a big fan of matzo, said his mother, Ahuva Herman. But any lingering fussiness from the past eight days disappeared Sunday as Daniel got his baby teeth into a piece of egg bagel.
He bounced and giggled on his mother's lap...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 12:03 PM
LAS VEGAS — Deciding where to dine in Las Vegas is a little like determining where to gamble. Or shop, for that matter. The choices are seemingly limitless.
Ten years ago, when an influx of culinary talent first revved up tourists' appetites, the...