Archive for January, 2007

COMMENTARY ON SERVICE IN KOSHER RESTAURANTS

The following story comes from this week’s KOSHER TODAY. It is a very important topic that deserves some serious conversation. See what you think about this……….. Kosher Diners Wonder About Level of ServiceNew York… Kosher diners are quietly asserting that service at many popular kosher restaurants in such key cities as New York, Miami and […]

Posted on January 31, 2007 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher Restaurants, Uncategorized

SITTING ON THE DOCK ON THE SEA OF GALILEE

As most of our readers know, we love Decks restaurant in Tiberias. We eat there whenever we can. On Sunday night, Jan 28th, we were in Tiberias and four of us dined at Decks. As we walked in, Yaara greeted us with a look of total shock! We had made the reservation in some one […]

Posted on January 30, 2007 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher Restaurants, Uncategorized

THERE'S A NEW FROZEN CHALLAH IN TOWN

Gryfe’s Kosher Bakery Introduces Pull-Apart Challah By Eda Kram… Gryfe’s Kosher Bakery has introduced a new line of pull-apart challahs. With their “heat & eat” concept the challahs will be ready in minutes. With four distinct flavors including; Plain, Whole Wheat, Raisin and the first ever Half and Half (half whole wheat and half plain), […]

Posted on January 29, 2007 at 4:06 pm by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher New Products, Uncategorized

TILLAMOOK WITH A REAL HECHSHER!

While we do not know how long Tillamook has had Kof-K certification on at least some of its cheese, we do know that seeing the Kof-K is quite a welcome sign. Not only is the cheese kosher, but it is vegetarian, too! Click below to see the package…………

Posted on January 29, 2007 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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MISADAT PINATI REDUX

We popped into one of our most favorite places for lunch. Long time readers of the KN know that we love that little restaurant and eat there whenever we can. Well, the short story is that nothing has changed- we still give it a thumbs up all the way. There are some new menu items, […]

Posted on January 26, 2007 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher Restaurants, Uncategorized

PIZZA METER

There’s a new pizza in town. Instead of the usual round pizza, this pizza is long- 39.33 inches long to be exact. They call it pizza meter because you can buy a quarter meter, a half meter, or a full meter. The pizza is about 8 inches wide and however many inches long you want. […]

Posted on January 25, 2007 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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HELPFUL HINTS, NOT FROM HELOISE

If you are old enough, you probably remember reading those strange items that appeared in the HELP FROM HELOISE column in the newspaper. Some days it seemed as if there was literally no end to all the useful things you could make out of empty egg cartons! The trick to remember, however, was that the […]

Posted on January 24, 2007 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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ORTHODOX AND CONSERVATIVE RABBIS HAVE HUGE FALL OUT

This story appeared on Monday, Jan 22, 2007 in KOSHER TODAY. It concerns more fallout from the Agri Processors story, and the destruction of a long standing relationship between a Conservative rabbi and an Orthodox rabbi. Click below………….. Friendship of Orthodox and Conservative Rabbi in Tatters Over Kashrus IssuesSt. Paul… It all began almost a […]

Posted on January 23, 2007 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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STEAKIYAT TZIDKIYAHU REDUX

Well, so far on this trip, we have eaten in Steakiyat Tzidkiyahu twice.Each time it was a gustatory feast- a real treat for the stomach!! We still can not get over the fourteen different side dishes/appetizers that are put on the table. Not only do they put all that food on the table, but they […]

Posted on January 22, 2007 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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WAL MART ACCUSED OF

Here is a story that comes from CNN Money.It concerns an organization that claims that Wal Mart is perpetuated a huge fraud on the American public. Click below to read the sordid details……….. Wal-Mart Accused of ‘Organic Fraud’ By Grace Wong CNNMoney NEW YORK (Jan. 17) — A policy research group is accusing Wal-Mart of […]

Posted on January 19, 2007 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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