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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Milk & Honey Restaurant in Los Angeles, CA Under New Ownership

As of January 1, 2014 Milk and Honey Restaurant on Pico Boulevard in Los Angeles closed and will be reopening under new ownership. What used to be a pizza, pasta, and dairy restaurant will hopefully be reopened as a Glatt meat restaurant in the same location. (We imagine the name will change as well in […]

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New in Palo Alto, California: Holy Sushi

With Silicon Valley growing rapidly attracting the brightest minds from all over the country, the Orthodox Jewish community in Palo Alto is growing, and with it, their kosher restaurant options. Holy Sushi is a new sushi eatery located in the local JCC and run by the local Orthodox Jewish girls high school, Meira Academy. They […]

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Lucy’s European Cuisine in Austin, TX No Longer Kosher

Unfortunately for the Kosher students at University of Texas, Lucy’s European Cuisine is no longer kosher. Lucy’s was a kosher food trailer that catered to the U of Texas Hillel. For alternative kosher food options in Austin, click here.   Source: Kashrut.com

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Odradeks Coffee House and Wine Bar, Kew Gardens, Queens, NY [Review]

One Saturday night this past fall, my wife and I wanted a night out that wasn’t expensive, just enjoyable. She had heard about this cute kosher cafe in Queens that wasn’t typical, and we decided to check it out. Odradeks Coffee House and Wine Bar is located in Kew Gardens, literally in the LIRR train […]

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Using SPG Points to Book Caesars Entertainment Hotel Properties

I’m in process of planning a trip to Las Vegas, where there’s really only one SPG property near the Strip (The Westin), so I was super excited when Starwood Hotels & Resorts recently announced their partnership with Caesars Entertainment, allowing SPG points members and Total Rewards points members to earn points at stays at the […]

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New Kosher Restaurant In Forest Hills, Queens, NY: Pomegranate

UPDATED: Pomegranate Restaurant is now open! The restaurant serves Bukharian cuisine, including traditional dishes such as manti (steamed dumplings), shurpa soup, and samsa (a meat-filled fried pastry.) Their website also offers a really interesting history of Bukharian Jewry in their About Us section. Their hours are 11:30 am- 11:00 PM and on Saturdays from hour […]

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Chayo Eatery Brings Kosher Pizza & Vegetarian to Torrance (South Bay), California

  Chayo Eatery is a combination  kosher pizza place mixed with a vegetarian restaurant that opened in August 2013. Servicing the kosher and non-kosher eaters of Torrance, a city in the South Bay of California, Chayo’s aims to appeal to anyone seeking healthy yet tasty food. “We’re a kosher restaurant for non-kosher-eating people,” said co-founder Abe […]

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“Chickies” Opens 2nd Location: Monsey, NY

Famous for their “Cap’n Munch,” a sandwich with Captain Crunch and pretzel coated fried chicken, Chickies of Teaneck, New Jersey has opened a second location in Monsey, New York. Chickies is a french fry and chicken bar with sandwiches, wraps, wings, and salad (but if you order a salad at Chickies, we’ll pretend not to […]

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Retro Grill: New Burger & Sandwich Joint in Brooklyn, NY

With relatively little buzz, Retro Grill came onto the Brooklyn scene a couple of months ago on Coney Island Avenue in Sheepshead Bay. Offering an array of sandwiches, wraps, burgers, hot dogs and salads, Retro Grill seems to be your average fast food burger joint. Since they don’t have a website or a Facebook page, […]

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West Avenue Cafe in Miami No Longer Kosher

With the Yeshiva winter break soon upon us and hoards of hungry Jews traveling to Miami, we here at YeahThatsKosher are looking out for you! We recently received word that West Avenue Cafe in Miami Beach, Florida is no longer under kosher supervision and certification. The restaurant is under new ownership and will soon have a […]

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Dunkin Donuts in Queens, NY Now Kosher

Happy New Year! The Dunkin Donuts on Main Street in Kew Garden Hills is now under the kosher certification of the Va’ad of Queens! Most products in the store of chalav stam,  but all the milk used in the coffees are Chalav Yisroel. Click here for a list of all kosher Dunkin Donuts locations in […]

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Gourmet K, New Kosher Meat Restaurant, Opens in Brooklyn

Gourmet K, Cafe K’s new fleishig sister, recently opened on Coney Island Avenue in Brooklyn. Ami and Shimon Liani, the two brothers who run the Brooklyn and Manhattan branches of Cafe K, claim that their Gourmet K menu is “hearty yet upscale, comfort food with elegance.” Some of Gourmet K’s menu items include a grilled […]

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BREAKING: Solo is Moving Downtown; Closing in Sony Building

This has been a busy year for the Prime Hospitality Group, owners of The Prime Grill, PrimeKO, Prime @ the Bentley, Solo, and Pizza da Solo, in addition to a few non-restaurant businesses. In January, The Prime Grill moved to a larger location only a few blocks from Solo. To differentiate, PHG turned Solo into […]

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Freda’s Falafel is Now Kosher in 2 Miami, FL Locations

Freda’s Falafel, an organic and vegetarian falafel place located in both Hallandale Beach and in North Miami Beach, is newly certified Kosher under the Rabbinical supervision of the Va’ad HaKashrus of Miami-Dade. Freda’s Falafel does not serve just falafel, as the name may imply. They also have all different flavors of pita pizza, such as za’atar pizza, […]

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Shalom Bombay Reopens in Teaneck, NJ

For those of you who just can’t enough curry and think the rainy New York metro area’s winter is no where near as exciting as a proper monsoon, you’ll be pleased to hear that you can get an authentic taste of India at Shalom Bombay‘s new location in Teaneck, New Jersey! After closing two and […]

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Ditmas Kitchen & Cocktails Opens in Los Angeles, CA

Inspired by his childhood Brooklyn neighborhood and named after the street he grew up on, Top Chef’s Alex Resnick recently opened a new kosher restaurant, Ditmas Kitchen & Cocktails. Although it’s named after his Brooklyn street, Ditmas Kitchenis located on W. Pico Boulevard in Los Angeles, and it sports a mixture of 2 identities: Casual & Refined. […]

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Bistro Burger Opens in Great Neck, NY

[Update: Bistro Burger does not use Grow & Behold meat despite an earlier report and their menu stating otherwise.] From the same owners as Bistro Grill and Meat Me comes the new Bistro Burger, now open in Great Neck!  Bistro Burger offers over 9 types of burgers, including the 1/2 pound Fire House Burger and […]

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New Kosher Concession at TD Garden in Boston, MA

Any Boston Bruins or Celtics fans out there? Now you can enjoy their home games and awesome kosher food by Keep It Kosher LLC. at their new kosher concession stand at TD Garden in Boston. TD Garden is a multi-purpose arena, and the kosher concession stand will be open exclusively during Bruins and Celtics games for the […]

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Chagall Bistro, Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY [Review]

Review by Arielle Klein  [Check out the YeahThatsKosher Instagram feed for more photos from this meal] Chagall Bistro was one of those places Dani & I were dying to try but just weren’t getting to. I was set on having a nice date night there on a weekday, even though Saturday night was looking more […]

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High End Kosher Restaurants Near Lakewood, NJ [Crowdsourced]

Recently, a friend and avid YeahThatsKosher reader (who has chosen to stay anonymous) asked me for recommendations for a high end restaurant in Lakewood, NJ. Even though I live in the NYC area, I am never in Lakewood, and have only been to nearby Deal once recently, just to check it out. What’s amazing though […]

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