All the Food News You Can Stomach
Catered Seders, phoney matzah, and more
Maybe it’s the upcoming holiday, but there has been a recent spate of Jewish food news lately. Let’s take a look!
• Savoy, the Manhattan restaurant that trail-blazed the currently haute local-food movement, is leading a trend of seders-in-restaurants with a Sephardic-themed affair next week. [Forward]
• Ooh, and here are several more NYC restaurants with some great seder offerings. [Grub Street]
• Iranian seders sound awesome. [NYT]
• A restaurant called Traif—“Specializing in pork, shellfish, and love”—is opening in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn, not far from a huge Hasidic enclave. [Bang it Out]
• Kosher wine that’s actually, y’know, good. [NYT]
• Untouchables-style, Israeli police raided a warehouse containing seven tons of matzoh with fake kosher certificates. [AP/Google]
• Many folks know that The Last Supper was actually a Passover seder. Well, it probably wasn’t. [Biblical Archaeology Review]
• Gatorade has started getting Orthodox Union kosher certification and is actively marketing to the yeshiva set. [The Jewish Star]
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