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ProtectOhr: A New Product to Assist Frum Travelers

Ever stay in a hotel over Shabbos or a Chag and have housekeeping shut off the lights? Or similarly, ever stay in a hostel with other guests who are not observant and who shut the bathroom light off? Here’s a quick fix: ProtectOhr stickies. Simply take a ProtectOhr sticky and place it on or next […]

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6 CREDIT CARDS for Beginners – Start Earning Points for Travel

This post is geared toward those who are looking to get started at earning points / miles using credit cards to get you there. Disclosure: On some of the cards recommended, we earn credit from the issuing banks.   Earlier this month I attended a Dans Deals seminar. Many of you are familiar with that […]

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8 Tips for Traveling with an Infant

As an avid traveler I was worried that having a baby would cramp my travel style. My wife and I vowed that we would not let having a baby change our desire. Since our son was born, we’ve taken him on 2 short road trips from NY: Atlantic City, NJ in the dead of winter […]

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Odradeks Coffee Bar Opening Location in Brooklyn: Summer 2014

The under-the-radar kosher cafe at the Kew Gardens LIRR train station, Odradeks Coffee Bar, is opening a 2nd branch this summer, this time in a much more densely populated Jewish area: Avenue J in Midwood. Sticking with their train theme, they’re opening up directly next to the Q train overpass on Ave J, which is […]

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New Kosher Restaurant Opening Today in Stamford Hill, London

A new kosher restaurant is opening today in the Stamford Hill district in north London today: Deli Ninety Eight. They’re open from 12pm until 11pm. A new #Kosher restaurant (by Ari Friedlander) opening tomorrow on High Road N15 [near Stamford Hill]. #LookingForward pic.twitter.com/MNjeCZ5u2B — Shulem Stern (@ShulemStern) April 23, 2014

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Review Your Pesach Program

As Pesach 2014 has just come to a close, we at YeahThatsKosher have been hearing from many of our readers about the various wonderful, exciting, and sometimes challenging experiences you have all had at the various Kosher for Pesach programs you’ve attended around the world. In order to best display your experiences, we’re asking that […]

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Amba Restaurant in Oakland, CA Switching from Vegetarian to Meat

Amba Restaurant in Oakland, California, will become a glatt kosher meat restaurant after Pesach this year, switching from the vegetarian cuisine it’s been serving since 2010. Owner Jonathan Wornick, himself a strict vegetarian, felt it was the logical and necessary next step in order to distinguish his business from the other restaurants in the area. […]

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New Kosher Food at Brooklyn College: Subsational

Subsational, the classic Brooklyn hot spot for anyone looking for a late-night sandwich, is opening a third location (in addition to their 13th Avenue and Coney Island Avenue locations) at the Hillel at Brooklyn College! Students and faculty will be able to enjoy Subsational’s burgers, sandwiches, wraps and salads without traveling off campus– perfect for […]

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New Meat Kiosk, Baldwin Street Kosher, at Air Canada Centre in Toronto

There is a new meat kiosk at Air Canada Centre, home of the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Toronto Raptors. Baldwin Street Kosher sells kosher hot dogs in section 105 of the stadium (according to this tweet.) Baldwin Street Kosher also offers “kettle cooked” spicy chili, gourmet sausages, and an all-time favorite–curly cut french fries! They […]

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Chops: New Kosher Steakhouse in Sunny Isles, Florida

UPDATE: Chops will be opening this Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 5 pm and will be open on Saturday night from 1 hour after Shabbos ends till 1 am. Comment below with your reviews! A new steakhouse, Chops, is set to open in Sunny Isles (North Miami Beach) in mid-March. Run by the same owner […]

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Ben & Jerry’s FREE CONE DAY + Store Locator Map

Today, April 8th 2014, is Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone day until 8pm. You still have a few hours to head out a grab some free ice cream! Use the store locator below to find the store nearest you. In the U.S.: Kosher certified by the Kof-K In Canada: Kosher certified by the COR Enter […]

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Kosher Food Found @ YYZ (Toronto’s Pearson Airport)

A YTK reader found kosher sandwiches in Terminal 3 at Pearson Airport in Toronto yesterday. Grodzinski’s, a COR supervised bakery in Toronto, is supplying sandwiches with roast beef, pastrami, brisket, cream cheese, and tuna options. There is also a choice of tuna, or roasted vegetable and hummus wraps. Additionally, you can find kosher danish pastries, […]

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Kosher Meat Restaurant Opening Near Battery Park NYC

Lunch options aren’t that limited in the Battery Park/Financial District area. Yes, there is a Coffee Bean inside Century 21 on Broadway, and there is Cafe 11 inside the OU’s building, but meat options are scarce beyond Pita Express (a bit too far from Wall Street) and the very expensive Reserve Cut. Luckily, Bravo Pizza at […]

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KOSHER FOR PESACH RESTAURANTS LIST – OPEN FOR PASSOVER 2014 [GLOBAL]

While we’ve been compiling this list for a few weeks now, we’re bound to miss a few. If there’s a Kosher restaurant that’s open this chol hamoed Pesach and we missed it, please comment below and we will add it. [Please include the restaurant name, city, and state / country] We will be continuously updating […]

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New Kosher Restaurant in Albany: Opening Delayed by Fire

A fire early on Saturday morning (3/29/14) will delay the opening of brand new Albany kosher restaurant, Terra: Pescetarian International Cuisine, for at least a month if not longer. The kosher vegetarian + seafood restaurant was to open this week and fully expand its menu after Passover. Now, the restaurant will be forced to re-renovate after […]

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Kosher Pizza Pop-Up in Berkeley, CA this Sunday

The Bay Area kosher catering company, Epic Bites (staffed by fellow Jewish blogger Heshy Fried), is hosting a one-day kosher pizza pop-up in Berkeley, CA this Sunday (March 30th, 2014) from 4-8pm at Congregation Beth Israel. Expect a sit down, cafeteria style atmosphere at the shul. No tickets required, just show up, but expect a […]

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Remy’s Vegetarian Cuisine: New Kosher Eatery in Windsor Terrace (Brooklyn), NY

Windsor Terrace, a quaint Brooklyn neighborhood in between Park Slope and Crown Heights, is now home to a new Kosher restaurant–Remy’s Vegetarian Cuisine. Originally, owners Julie and Avi Atiae kept the menu to simple vegetarian fare, but now under their new Israeli-Yemenite chef, Ori Guri, the menu has gotten a bit more creative. Menu items range […]

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Save $8 When Ordering from Kosher Restaurants on Eat24.com

If you have an Android, you can save $6 through March 31st when ordering using Google Wallet from the Eat24 app.  (Thank you DansDeals for the tip) For an additional $2 off any order through March 28, 2014, use the coupon code RELAX when checking out. Although the full discount may not show up on the […]

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Finding Kosher Food Near CDG Airport (Paris, France)

Charles De Gaulle airport (CDG), Paris’s main international hub, is a good hour outside of the city center. For travelers on an overnight or relatively short layover who want to take advantage of Paris’s kosher food options, here are some options for you that are a ~20 minute drive from the airport. Based on our […]

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CONFIRMED CLOSED: Ladino Tapas Bar & Grill (NYC) Closed For Good

Update: One of our readers has been in touch with the owners of Ladino and they confirmed the permanent closure of Ladino. According to a post by Great Kosher Restaurants on Facebook, Ladino Tapas Bar & Grill, the kosher Spanish-style eatery in Midtown West, is “closed for renovations until May”. However, after further investigation, would […]

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2 Cherry Hill (NJ) Kosher Restaurants Now Sharing One Location

Cherry Grill, a Chinese and American restaurant in Cherry Hill, New Jersey has moved locations and joined together with the other upscale meat kosher restaurant in Cherry Hill, the recently opened Barclay Cafe. Both of the restaurants’ menus will be served from that location and they will be open longer hours, from 11:30 am- 10 […]

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Prime Burger: New Sports Bar Sister of “Prime Ko”

Primo KO, the popular Upper West Side restaurant of the Prime Hospitality family (which includes Prime Grill and Pizza da Solo) is planning to expand at their current location to open up a new sports bar called Prime Burger. (As reported by Great Kosher Restaurants) The Prime Hospitality Group is well known in the New York […]

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Are Soda & Other Soft Drinks from Europe Kosher?

KNOW WHAT’S IN YOUR DRINK! We often receive emails about products overseas that we in the US, Canada, and Israel take for granted as being kosher. Sometimes it requires us to do some investigative work / asking various kashrut agencies abroad. The question we received was: When flying internationally, the airlines serve Coke and Sprite […]

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House of Dog to Open 3rd Location in Jacksonville, FL

It’s being reported by GreatKosherRestaurants that the relatively new Miami Beach hot dog restaurant has announced it’s opening a 3rd location in Jacksonville, before their 2nd location in Boca Raton has even opened its doors (which it plans on opening within the next 3-4 weeks). The House of Dog brand is only a couple years […]

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NOW OPEN: Kosher Dunkin’ Donuts in Washington Heights (near Yeshiva University)

UPDATE: This Dunkin Donuts is now open! (Hashgacha confirmed, see below) Anytime a kosher Dunkin Donuts opens up is pretty exciting, but the news of a kosher Dunkin Donuts has the students of Yeshiva University (YU) and the surrounding “young couples community” buzzing for weeks now! Under the hashgacha of Rav Aaron Mehlman, this Dunkin […]

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House of Dog Opening 2nd Location in Boca Raton, Florida

To the great excitement of the Boca Raton Orthodox community, House of Dog will be a opening up a second location at 21077 Powerline Road. Their first location in Miami has proven to be a real success. Their menu includes all sorts of specialty hot dogs with fun names such as Miami Heat, Tinkerbell, and […]

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Kosher Travel Guide to Hawaii: Oahu, Maui, Kona, and more

By Alon @Asefovitz with additional contributions from @BethanyShondark Firstly, congratulations on making one of the best travel choices you will ever make by booking a trip to Hawaii. Whether you got an amazing deal through a glitch in the airlines system (**cough, Delta cough**), used up some of those hard earned airlines miles, or just […]

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Ba-Li Laffa, Kosher Mediterranean Grill, To Open in Toronto

Torontonians, say good bye to Dairy Treats, and say hello to Ba-Li Laffa which is replacing the dairy eatery. This is Ba-Li Laffa’s 2nd location in Toronto. Opening in April 2014, Ba-Li Laffa will be a moderately priced Mediterranean grill restaurant with a classic kosher Middle Eastern menu. The menu includes shish kebobs, lamb chops, back […]

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Shuk Mediterranean Cuisine in Downtown Brooklyn

Heading to downtown Brooklyn? Shuk Mediterranean Cuisine is a quaint fast-food place in Downtown Brooklyn that is well known to the kosher-keeping businessmen and locals, but not well known beyond the area. It’s only open on weekdays, and it delivers, so it’s easy to see why the locals view it as a go-to for lunch at […]

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Guide to Kosher Restaurants & Kosher Food in Las Vegas

Last month I spent a long weekend in Vegas staying on the Strip, renting a car to ensure that I’d be able to see sights outside of the city and hit some of the kosher places off of the strip. (While we’ve written about kosher in Vegas before, I wanted to give an update with […]

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The Stand (Two Cousins Burger) in Riverdale, has CLOSED

We are sad to note that The Stand, a kosher Israeli themed burger restaurant in Riverdale (Bronx), New York, has officially closed. The Stand was formerly known as Two Cousins Burger. View Larger Map   Source: Koshertopia

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A First-Timer’s Review of #KFWE2014: Kosher Food & Wine Experience 2014

By: Talia Rona, YTK Editor As a passionate kosher foodie, I was more than happy to represent YeahThatsKosher.com at the Kosher Food & Wine Experience (KFWE) this year, since Dani was in Uruguay for the week. You can read Dani’s previous KFWE posts here.   For those of you who are unfamiliar, KFWE is an […]

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New Kosher Bed & Breakfast in Lisbon, Portugal

Aside from the strong association with your high school Jewish history class, Portugal is a beautiful country, and now that there is a kosher bed & breakfast, kosher travelers can tour the country with ease. This kosher bed & breakfast is a 5 minute walk from the nearby synagogue. The apartment can comfortably accommodate 1-4 […]

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“The Difference”: Kosher Meat Restaurant Opening in Los Angeles, CA

After being open for 18 years, Milk ‘n’ Honey restaurant in Los Angeles, California was recently sold, but not to worry, the LA kosher scene bounces back quickly! There is a new meat restaurant in the works called The Difference: Grill and More.  All we know is that it has a lovely maroon awning (see […]

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New Restaurant in Stamford, CT: Six Thirteen

Six Thirteen Restaurant has officially opened in Stamford, Connecticut, taking the status & the building of former Kosher restaurant “Kosh.” The name Six Thirteen is a reference to the 613 commandments in the Torah, a clever play on words. Hopefully they’ll be able to bring 613 flavors to the table. On the menu they have braised […]

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Holy Kosher BBQ: New Kosher Food Truck in Los Angeles, CA

…And it didn’t take too long, but LA finally came next! Jumping on the hottest new Kosher trend, Los Angeles now has a kosher food truck as well! Holy Kosher BBQ  (not to be confused with Hakadosh BBQ of east-coast fame) claims to be for “hot dog and sausage lovers.” While their website is not fully […]

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“Meat”, Basil’s Sister Restaurant, to Open in Fall 2014

The owner of the popular Basil Pizza and Wine Bar in Crown Heights is set to open up another restaurant called “Meat” in the coming fall. Meat will be only 5 blocks away from Basil, and judging by Basil’s success, there will be high expectations for Meat. Construction has already begun on what is set […]

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New Kosher Sushi Place in Midtown (NYC): Sushi Fussion

Last week the NYC based kosher sushi chain, Sushi Fussion, with sister locations in Queens and Great Neck, opened in midtown Manhattan. We wouldn’t quite call the new sushi spot a restaurant as it only offers take-out and delivery options, however, it is still nice to have a dedicated, sushi-only kosher place in the city. To find […]

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New Kosher Restaurant in North Miami Beach: Fuego BBQ & Smokehouse

If you say BBQ, we say “yes, please!”, and with that we welcome Fuego BBQ & Smokehouse to the Miami kosher scene. Fuego opened a few weeks ago, at the end of January 2014, and offers both Mexican and American cuisine in their North Miami Beach location. Their entrees range from Rib Eye Steak to […]

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Once Again… No Kosher Restaurants @ NYC Restaurant Week

Next week will commence NYC Restaurant Week which is run by NYC & Co. (a NYC tourism agency operating on behalf of the city) and sponsored by American Express. This event has been running for a few years now with no kosher restaurants participating, and this year will be no different. We’ll report back should […]

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Blue Star House of BBQ Now Open in Rockville, MD

Kosher dining options are expanding in the Baltimore/Washington, D.C. area as the owner of Eli’s (which recently changed locations) opens up a new meat restaurant, Blue Star House of Beef, Burgers, BBQ. Sina Soumekhian, the owner, says he is “trying to combine barbecue flavors with different kinds of hamburgers and sliced beef, all combined into one venue.” […]

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Upper East Side (NYC) Restaurant “Eighteen” Undergoing Renovations

Eighteen, a Glatt kosher  deli grill with sushi on the Upper East Side on Manhattan, is currently undergoing renovations, so their seating area is closed for now. We expect some exciting new changes for them, and will keep you posted as we get the scoop! In the meantime, their kitchen is still open for business, […]

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Kosher Food at the Super Bowl in MetLife Stadium

For those attending the first NYC area / cold-weather Super Bowl later today, know this: tail-gating is not allowed … but kosher food will be available inside the stadium. Multiple kosher vendors operate inside MetLife stadium, but it’ll be mainly Strikly Kosher (VHQ supervision) who also services Yankee Stadium & newly at the Prudential Center, […]

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U Cafe on Upper East Side (NYC) No Longer Open

U Cafe, an elegant European style cafe located on the Upper East Side has officially closed their doors. Upper East Side residents and workers & visitors at Mt. Sinai hospital will surely miss this quaint establishment, and those looking for kosher dairy food in the area will have to head down to 2d and 82nd […]

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$5 OFF GetKosher.com SuperBowl Specials in Brooklyn, NY

Note: This is a Sponsored Post GetKosher.com is running a whole slew of Super Bowl specials for all the restaurants in Brooklyn listed below (or order off of the regular menu). Orders MUST be placed by this Friday. USE CODE “YTK” for $5 off your order. (Coupon Expires Feb 3rd, 2014)   Restaurants below are […]

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$1/Slice Deal at Raffaello in NYC

The following coupon is valid until February 5th, 2014 and can only be used once per visit to Raffaello, located near the Diamond District and Times Square in midtown. Their pizza “slices” are rectangular and quite different from the pizza you’re used to. It’s worth a try.

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Holey Cream (Midtown West) Newly Certified Kosher

Holey moley! Back in November, Holey Cream, an ice cream and donut shop located at 53rd and 9th in New York City, went under the kashrus supervision of the International Kosher Council. Holey Cream is well known throughout Manhattan for offering unique sweet treats, such as ice cream donut sandwiches and specialty sundaes. They are also […]

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Kosher Travel Meals: A Complete Guide of Options

Whether you are getting away for Yeshiva Break, escaping the next “polar vortex”, getting away for Pesach, or just taking a weekend getaway with your significant other, we wanted to help all the would be vacation-ers out by providing a list of all of the available On-The-Go kosher meals to make your holidays that much […]

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New Georgian Restaurant in Queens: Marani

Marani is a new kosher Georgian restaurant that is only a few months old located in Rego Park, Queens. For all the Kosher foodies out there looking to try something new, you can now add Georgian food on to your to-do lists! While Marani is mainly a meat restaurant, they also have an open dairy kitchen […]

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Finally! A European Kosher Product Database

The Conference of European Rabbis recently launched an online database with a comprehensive list of all the kosher food products in Europe! This is the first time that all approved products have been brought together in one place, and the first electronic list, so it easily accessible to anyone! For all kosher travelers, this will […]

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BurritO’lam in Teaneck, NJ is Now Closed

After only a short six month life span, the Mexican restaurant BurritO’lam on West Englewood Avenue in Teaneck, New Jersey has officially closed for business. It opened only a half year ago in June 2013 and despite it’s clever name, unfortunately, it is no longer open.    Source: Great Kosher Restaurants View Larger Map

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