Archive for February, 2011

MORE ON NIKKI’S COOKIES

Nikki makes some way fine cookies. Seriously delish cookies. As the company says, these cookies are ‘luxury at an affordable price.” Certification is Triangle CRC, dairy. Check these out: Pure Butter Key Lime Shortbread cookies, Pure Butter Meyer Lemon Shortbread cookies, Pure Butter Cinnamon and Sugar cookies and Pure Butter Pecan Shortbread cookies. These cookies […]

Posted on February 10, 2011 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher Desserts, Kosher New Products, Uncategorized

BAKERY ON MAIN GOES GLUTTEN FREE

BAKERY ON MAIN (an OU pareve product) goes glutten free! Soft and Chewy Glutten Free Granola Bars are a welcome addition to the market. These babies are made with GFCO Certified Glutten Free Oats, Amaranth and Quinoa and are a great source of whole grains. They are also made with flax and chia seeds. There […]

Posted on February 9, 2011 at 5:37 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher Desserts, Kosher New Products, Kosher News, Uncategorized

MORE ON THE DAN PANORAMA- JERUSALEM

We have been here for two weeks now, and we feel no rush to leave. Alas, today we return to the USA. We did want to take this opportunity to single out some very special people at the hotel: Natalie Shalom handles guest relations, among other tasks. Every morning, Natalie is in the dining greeting […]

Posted on February 7, 2011 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Uncategorized

BLACK BURGER BAR

The Black located at 18 Shlomtzion Hamalka St, this one is rabbanut kosher. We had take out from there the other night. The “Norma Jean” is an amazing hamburger. It is made from ground entrecote. Trust us, there ain’t nothin’ like it out there! It is an amazing burger, cooked to perfection as you request […]

Posted on February 4, 2011 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher Restaurant Reviews, Uncategorized

NEW LABELS AND THE KOSHER MARKET

FROM KOSHER TODAY New Labeling Standards to Affect Kosher Food Industry New York…by Tani Cohn…As reported in major news outlets this past week, the Grocery Manufacturers Association and the Food Marketing Institute have devised a new set of standards pertaining to food package labeling. Due in part to the anti-obesity campaign championed by First Lady […]

Posted on February 3, 2011 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher News, Uncategorized

THE GROWING RESTAURANT SCENE IN ISRAEL

FROM KOSHER TODAY Israel’s Thriving Restaurant Industry Expands Rapidly Jerusalem…by Idele Ross, KT Israel Bureau Chief…Some 498 new restaurants opened in Israel in 2010 showing a seven percent increase over 2009. The survey was carried out by the internet website www.2-eat.co.il which found that turnover for the year was five percent higher as well, totaling […]

Posted on February 2, 2011 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher News, Uncategorized

NOTHING TO BUGLE ABOUT!

FROM THE STAR-K Bugles Original, General Mills, is discontinuing the OU-D kosher certifi cation from all sizes and will no longer be kosher certifi ed, due to operational changes at the production sites. Beginning February 2011, the OU-D symbol will be removed from packaging. Consumers are still likely to see some Bugles Original packages with […]

Posted on February 1, 2011 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher Alert, Uncategorized