While cities like New York and Paris offer a huge array of kosher food, due to their large observant populations, a traveler wishing to visit, say, Croatia, or Tuscany, has fewer options at their disposal.
Why pay to fly to Hawaii when you can go for next to nothing … nearly free? There are 2 Hawaiian Airlines credit cards offering generous 35k mile bonuses on each card, a personal and business card issued jointly by the Bank of Hawaii and Barclay. If you’re not active in collecting miles or […]
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 […]
Earlier this year (end of February) I visited Uruguay on a 10 day trip which started out in the capital city of Montevideo. Having traveled to nearby Buenos Aires a few years back, I was struck by how safe I felt in Montevideo (and in all of Uruguay for that matter) as compared to the time […]
In the last week I took two trips, one locally by car to Pennsylvania, and later flew to LA for work. On both trips I made sure to taste as much as possible from the local kosher restaurants, and may have gained some weight in the process. Here’s my kosher restaurant report based on my meals, […]
As reported by the Miami Herald, the Dunkin Donuts that recently opened on Stirling Road in Hollywood, FL is kosher! In order to be certified kosher, they have replaced all the usual ham, bacon, and sausage made from pork with vegetarian bacon and sausage to use in their breakfast sandwiches. The franchise is owned by Broward […]
The popular classy burger joint owned by Mike Gershkovich (of Mike’s Bistro), Amsterdam Burger Company on the Upper West Side, is set to open in Cedarhurst by early 2015. Very exciting news for 5 Towners. Burgers Bar closed a couple years ago and was replaced by “Burgers” which has not been popular (at least with […]
Meat Point, owned by Yehuda Alali, is the newest edition to the Dallas kosher scene, located in the space that formerly belonged to Natalie’s Kitchen and Market. Along with their sushi menu, Meat Point also serves grilled salmon, lamb chops, rib eye steak, Italian pastas, Asian stir fry, and the classic Israeli schnitzel, falafel and pargiot. Another cool […]
Chabad of Vancouver has opened a new charming cafe/coffee shop in the lobby of the main Chabad House on 41st Ave and Oak Street called Cafe Forty One. Cafe Forty One has gourmet coffee from a local coffee bean roaster and fresh baked pastries each day. They also have a breakfast, lunch and dinner menu that includes salads, […]
The traditional kosher food stand will not be operating at Lincoln Financial Field for tonight’s Eagles vs. Jets preseason football game. The availability of kosher food for the regular season games starting September 7 is anticipated but not yet confirmed. This post will be updated when we have more info about the kosher stand in the stadium […]
The following questions were tackled by OU’s Kashrut team (of 5 rabbis), and includes some of our notes within. Q: Can one eat in an ice cream or yogurt store product that has been scooped from a container that bears OU certification? In some instances, the OU certifies an entire store. In such cases, the OU […]
Soldier Field, home of da Chicago Bears, is now also home to Kosher at Soldier, the new kosher grill cart located at the northern end zone of section 356!
UPDATE: Officially opening Sept 4th! Kashrut under the supervision of Rabbi Zushe Yosef Blech, Hasgachat Kashrus of Kehillas Bais Ben Zion, Monsey, NY. Watching and enjoying your favorite sports teams with your kosher observant buddies is getting easier in the NYC area thanks to new kosher sports bars opening up. A Teaneck, NJ bar is being converted […]
UPDATE: The Jacksonville location will be opening over Labor Day weekend 2014. UPDATE: The Boca Raton location has already opened. (The following post was originally published in March) 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 […]
We just learned about Vge Cafe, a vegetarian cafe in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania that also offers a large selection of gluten free items such as wraps and brown rice bowls. Their menu includes soups, salads, sandwiches, and even dairy-free soft serve ice cream! Vge is open Monday-Saturday from 11:30 am-8:30 pm and Sundays from 11:30 am-3:30 pm. […]
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Rami’s, the long standing Glatt Kosher Middle Eastern eatery in Boston’s suburbs just received clearance to open a vegetarian kosher restaurant next door to its existing restaurant aptly naming it: The Place Next Door, on 326 Harvard Street, Brookline, MA. Additionally, Rami’s tweeted a hint at opening a kosher falafel food truck, albeit with few details: […]
Before this year I had never been to Vegas. Back in February, I spent a long weekend there with my wife and compiled a list of all the Kosher restaurants in Las Vegas. Or at least I thought. Last month I was back in Vegas for a business trip and was notified about this little known […]
Baruch Sandhaus, the Miami kosher restaurateur of the Rare Group, which includes Rare Steakhouse, Beyond by Shemtovs, and House of Dog, will be opening 2 new meat restaurants very soon: Crimson in Surfside and Rare Bistro in Miami Beach. Rare Bistro will fill a void in Miami Beach as a family oriented meat concept restaurant (translation: […]
During a special 9 Days tasting, I got to experience where Japanese fish go to heaven and Omakase for the first time.
Fumio Grill and Sushi of Livingston, New Jersey closed it’s doors recently, on July 27th, about 2 months after losing its kashrus certification from Va’ad HaKashrut of MetroWest. After the Va’ad HaKashrut of MetroWest withdrew its kosher certification, on May 30, the restaurant closed its doors temporarily, and reopened under the supervision of the Passaic–based KOA Kosher […]
Submitted by: Ben Julius In recent years, Israel’s hostel scene has seen something of a renaissance. The big, characterless, youth hostels of the past have joined with an ever-growing collection of fun, friendly, and international-style hostels catered towards budget-independent travelers. From Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, to the furthest depths of the Negev, the Galilee, and even the Golan Heights, new, […]
House of Cupcakes, a cupcake bakery, first opened in Princeton, NJ by the winners of the second season of Cupcake Wars of the Food Network. As of 2014, there are 5 franchise locations in the NY/NJ area, but only this one in Wayne, New Jersey is now kosher. House of Cupcakes sells nearly 45 varieties of its […]
YeahThatsKosher just spoke to Rav HaMachshir Rabbi Aaron Mehlman, who runs National Kosher Supervision based in NYC, about 18 Dunkin Donuts shops in New York City that are now carrying kosher donuts and other pastries in their stores. According to Rabbi Mehlman, these 18 Dunkin Donuts locations throughout downtown, midtown and the Upper East side of Manhattan […]
Just in time for the 9 days, Pizzamania recently opened in Flushing, Queens! Certified kosher by the Va’ad HaRabbanim of Queens, all we know is that they serve pizza :) If you stop by, comment below with more details!
Avoid Europe’s AntiSemitism 2.0, Head to Israel Instead Is it shocking that less than 70 years after the end of the massacre of 6 million Jews in Europe, we’re seeing anti-Semitism rise yet again? If you’ve been following the news you’ve been reading multiple stories of violence and vandalism against Jews, synagogues, and kosher restaurants in […]
Milt’s Barbecue for the Perplexed, one of the most popular kosher restaurants in the country, will be going curb-side starting mid August 2014!
A couple of month’s ago, we spread the word that Lenny’s Pizza came under the kashrus supervision of the Va’ad HaKashrus of Miami-Dade and was the latest pizzeria to hit Miami Beach. Well good news, Boca Raton– you now have your very own Lenny’s too! They haven’t yet changed their name visibly though from the previous pizza store in that location. […]
The popular Union Square / NYU area shwarma and falafel joint will be closing tomorrow for good. It was considered by many as one of the best kosher shwarma places in NYC. In a conversation with the manager, YeahThatsKosher was informed that the building was sold and the restaurant’s lease has expired. They do not […]
Contributed by: Paul Hurwitz | Last Date of Travel: April-May 2013 I’d wanted to visit Scotland for a long time, both to see the country and to visit Scotch Whisky distilleries. The opportunities to learn about history and Scotch Whisky are plentiful and make for a great trip. Glasgow Kosher Info: Glasgow has 3 kosher establishments, […]
In a previous post this year, YeahThatsKosher compiled a list of all Kosher Vegas restaurants. Here, we get a little deeper at locating the CBTL locations on the Vegas Strip, all of which have kosher options. There are multiple coffee shops on the Las Vegas Strip where one can get one’s caffeine fix, so […]
Following the success of Citron & Rose, Six Points Catering Group has opened “Six Points Bakery.” Similar in class to Citron & Rose’s high-end atmosphere and cuisine, Six Points Bakery aims to infuse contemporary flavors into traditional Jewish baked goods. The bakery has a small sit-down eatery space as well. Some mouth watering pastries featured […]
The kosher-keeping community of Hollywood, Florida is abuzz with excitement over the new pizza place that opened a few weeks ago, Picasso Pizza! At $9.99 for an entire pie, this has already impressed locals and visitors. Picasso Pizza also has super late hours for an “out-of-town” restaurant, open until 1 am daily, Fridays until 5:30 pm and Saturday […]
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Since Mike’s Bistro closed earlier this year, many in NYC have been waiting for the restaurant’s resurfacing in Midtown East. That day has finally come. Their new east-side restaurant is twice the size as their UWS restaurant with 180 seats which features a 25 seat bar and 5 private rooms. We expect this new location to be […]
Sruli Edelman of Izzy’s BBQ Addiction has just signed a lease to bring the first ever kosher wood-smoking barbecue restaurant to a real brick and mortar location in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY. Although the restaurant has yet to be named, we do know that it will seat 25-30 people and will offer real […]
Butterfish, the latest of the Prime Hospitality Group’s catering ventures (their most recent opening before this was Prime Burger of the Upper West Side), is the first Kosher Japanese omasake restaurant, opening this Sunday, July 20th in the Sony Building at 56th Street and Madison Avenue in New York City! Butterfish, which opened to the […]
For many years now 7Eleven has been giving away free Slurpee drinks. Luckily for them, July 11th (7-11) is in the heat of the summer and demand is high for their refreshingly cool drinks. This year, 7Eleven will continue this giveaway this Friday to anyone who shows up between 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Additionally, 7-Eleven will […]
Wishing the safety and security of all of our brothers and sisters in Israel. El Al and other airlines flying to and from Israel are not halting their flights into and out of Ben Gurion due to Hamas’ rocket attacks and Israel’s Operation Protective Edge response. Additionally, some airlines are allowing passengers who have already […]
Seasoned restaurateurs Aaron Siebzener (of Milky Way) and Yehuda Gutman have joined forces to open a fleishig restaurant in Pittsburgh that is suitable for professional gatherings. Together, they brought this idea to life in the form of Grilliance, a meat restaurant with “a smorgasbord of offerings and homemade cuisine.” Siebzener and Gutman pride themselves in the […]
UPDATE: As of 7/6/14, the Sandwich Factory is under the kashrus supervision of the Kof-K with a mashgiach temidi in the truck. The Sandwich Factory is a kosher food truck driving around New York City serving up burgers, shawarma, chicken, falafel and more to hungry New Yorkers! Right now they have an active promotion of 5% off orders over […]
The South Florida Kosher restaurant scene is hopping nowadays, and here comes the latest: an upscale sushi and tapas bar coming called “26” coming to Surfside (95th and Collins Ave.), replacing another kosher restaurant: Lotus, this September! 26 will be under the kashrus supervision of Kosher Miami. Source: Great Kosher Restaurants
Starting this week, you don’t need to fly halfway across the globe to get some authentic African cuisine — all you need to do is drive to Baltimore! Serengeti opened this past Tuesday, under the same ownership as Accents Grill, and will be serving kosher ethnic African food. Accents Grill is under the kashrus supervision of […]
Prime Wok ‘n’ Grill takes place of Moshi Moshi on Coney Island Avenue in Flatbush (Brooklyn, NY) under “new heimishe ownership,” according to their website. Much like their predecessor Moshi Moshi, Prime Wok ‘n’ Grill will be serving Chinese and Japanese cuisine, but additionally they added grilled American food to the menu as well. To cater […]
The popular UWS restaurant is currently closed and is in process of preparing to relaunch in their new location in Midtown East. Expect the same great food, with more options, including more seating and expanded hours of operation. View Mike’s Bistro in a larger map
Milk ‘n’ Honey of W. 45th Street in Midtown NYC will soon be opening a sister location in the Financial District at 160 Broadway! They will be offering a menu similar to that of their Midtown restaurant including bagels, salads, wraps, and pizza. Though unconfirmed, they will likely be certified kosher by the OU (Orthodox Union) […]
Many Jewish people I know enjoy going out to dinner on Christmas Eve, myself included. However, instead of eating the “traditional” Chinese food, I decided to step it up a notch and embarked upon a trip to New Jersey (that’s right- New Jersey!) to try Nobo Wine & Grill in Teaneck.
According to their owner, Carlos and Gabby’s is set to open in Lakewood, New Jersey very soon, likely this coming week. Their Mexican food, beloved by fans of their Brooklyn, Queens, Cedarhurst, Riverdale, Miami, and at Madison Square Garden in NYC, will now enjoy a new fan club in Lakewood, New Jersey! We can’t wait! […]
Changzhou, located 100 miles from Shanghai, is a popular business hub in China that has recently seen an influx of Israeli business. Within 5 years, 50-100 Israeli companies are expected to have a presence in the area. In order to accommodate these Israeli businessmen and to make them feel comfortable, the Wujin Economic Zone (WEZ) […]
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Sabra Grill, a new kosher Israeli restaurant, opened a couple of weeks ago in Rochester, New York. Rochester has a dearth of kosher options, so this is definitely exciting news for locals. Offering your classic Israeli foods–falafel, shawarma, pargiot (baby chicken), kebabs, sabich, shakshuka, and more, they’ve seen much excitement by local kosher-keepers and non-kosher-keepers alike! Sabra […]