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The Kosher Palate: First Kosher Meat Restaurant in LA’s South Bay

Last month, LA’s South Bay welcomed it’s first kosher meat restaurant, The Kosher Palate! Executive Chef & CEO Michele Grant started The Kosher Palate as a food truck, and recently set up permanent shop in Redondo Beach, CA. The Kosher Palate (not […]

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Cooked in 90 Seconds Pizza Opening in Los Angeles , CA

Our mouths are watering! The manager of Pizza Da Solo, Laurent Masliah, will be opening a similar style cafe in Los Angeles after the chagim called Cooked in 90 Seconds, located next door to MexiKosher on Pico Boulevard. Cooked in 90 Seconds will […]

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2 End of Summer Trips: Los Angeles & Philly [Restaurant Report]

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 […]

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Berkeley, CA Judaica Store Now Serving Sushi

A few weeks ago, a local Berkeley, CA judaica store started selling kosher sushi from its shop.  Afikomen Judaica in Berkeley, CA has started selling fresh kosher sushi on Thursday and Friday made by L’Chaim Sushi of San Francisco, kosher certified by Vaad […]

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NEW Mexican Restaurant in Los Angeles, CA: Taco Flame

Just in time (or slightly late) for Cinco de Mayo, we learn about the opening of Taco Flame in Los Angeles, California! Taco Flame, located on West Pico Boulevard, is a classic Mexican restaurant, with a menu seemingly similar to the […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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

UPDATE 7.8.14: The Difference is open! Their hours are Monday-Thursday from 12 pm- 10 pm with a 3 hour break between lunch and dinner (closed from 2:30pm -5:30pm) and closed on Fridays. They are open Saturday nights from 8pm-10pm and […]

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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) […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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“Holy Cow” Kosher Creamery Now Open in Los Angeles

Holy Cow! Did we hear ice cream? Yup, that’s right. Holy Cow Kosher Creamery, a new ice cream store in the heart of kosher Los Angeles, is, according to their Facebook page, a “unique twist on a kosher ice cream […]

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Kosher Restaurants & Travel Advice for San Diego, California

Contributed by: Dani Klein  |  Last Date of Travel: April 2013 Over the last 6 months, I’ve made 2 trips to San Diego on business. I was able to explore a bit and get advice from some locals. Feel free […]

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New Kosher Restaurant in San Diego, CA: The Grille

Brand new to San Diego is kosher restaurant, The Grille, which opened earlier this week. According to Great Kosher Restaurants: The Grille is a casual and modern restaurant with an international flavor, bringing you the best from Mexico, Israel, Turkey, […]

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Coca-Cola Not Kosher for Passover in California

Looking for the Coke with the yellow bottle caps in LA? SF? SD? You won’t find it this year again. According to Vosizneias.com: Update: Kosher consumers in Los Angeles are reporting that K4P Coke is available at a few locals […]

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Kosher Restaurant News Roundup USA (Dec ’12 – Jan ’13)

Updates for restaurants in NYC, Baltimore, Miami, Memphis, Las Vegas, and Palo Alto. New York City A new upscale steakhouse will be moving into the former home of Le Carne Grill: La Brochette, which is slated to open in Spring […]

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Shilo’s Steak House in Los Angeles, CA [Guest Review]

I went with a group of friends to Shilo’s in LA on Xmas day. The place was packed. I think the (edited) email I sent the restaurant afterwards, below, tells the rest of the story. My wife and I just […]

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Hagafen Cellars: Where Kosher Meets the Famed Silverado Trail

Story and photos by George Medovoy The Silverado Trail is a two-lane roadway bordered by wineries, where bikers can sometimes be seen pedaling past the vineyards.   On this particular day, I came to the Silverado Trail to meet Ernie Weir and his Israeli […]

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Keeping Kosher in Los Angeles, CA

Contributed by Daniel Peikes (@DanPeikes)  |  Last Date of Travel: April 2012 LA has huge Jewish community with everything you could possibly need.  Below is just a quick guide of some things to do on vacation in LA and where […]

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Restaurant Opening: Abbas on La Brea (Los Angeles)

On April 22, 2012 a new restaurant opened in Los Angeles called Abba's on La Brea, a meat restaurant, certified glatt by the RCC. The new restaurant is owned by Simon & Kelly Benarroch, who operated a restaurant/catering operation for many years, and […]

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The Kitchen Table, Mountain View, CA, Closing This Weekend

The Kitchen Table, one of the most unique Kosher restaurants of modern day, will be closing its doors for good this Sunday, June 3rd, according to their Facebook post yesterday. I recently had the opportunity to try and review TKT, […]

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✈ Keeping Kosher in San Francisco, CA

Contributed by Dani Klein | Last Date of Travel: March 2012 Kosher Info:  SF: San Francisco is a large American city with depressingly few kosher options. In the downtown area, there is only one (small) kosher restaurant, Sabra Grill, which […]

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A Review of “Toast” in Woodland Hills, CA

Review submitted by Estee C.     Address: 15001 Ventura Blvd. Woodland Hills, CA When did it open: 2 months ago Ambiance: Cool, valley chic. Light colors, modern fixings. Beautiful out door seating option. Upscale, trendy, super clean, but has […]

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Open for Passover Kosher Restaurants [Los Angeles] 2012

WHY ARE YOU HERE? SEE THE UPDATED 2014 LIST HERE   We’ve been compiling this list for the past few weeks – should there be any restaurants missing from this list from anywhere in the world, please message below or […]

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Awesome Pics from San Francisco, CA

Here are some pics we took on our recent trip to San Francisco. Feel free to "Pin" them to Pinterest if you like them!   Pin It Pin It  

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New Kosher Thai Restaurant Opens in Beverly Hills, CA

Beverly Hills Thai Kosher Kitchen opened earlier this month offering Los Angeles’s kosher observant foodies another ethnic kosher restaurant in the area. This restaurant is unique as it’s the only kosher (meat) Thai restaurant in town. The Thai owners aim […]

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Coming Soon to LA: Berry & Basil

Kosher foodies who love Italian should expect an overdose of it at Berry & Basil, combining Italian Gelato and Pizza under one roof (hopefully not on the same plate!). Berry & Basil will feature 3 machines (serving 6 flavors) that […]

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Vegan “Raw” Restaurant in Santa Monica, CA, Goes Kosher

Planet Raw, located 3 blocks from the famous Santa Monica 3rd Street Promenade, is now kosher certified by (K♥R) – “Kosher Vegan Raw” which provides kashrut certifications to vegan and raw products and restaurants. (K♥R) is run by Rabbi Uziel […]

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Café Delish (aka Stacey’s Café Delish) in Valley Village, CA [Guest Review]

I’ve been eyeing this restaurant every week or so as I as pass through the neighborhood to do some shopping. A friend of mine, a Valley Village local, raved about this place, so we stopped by for lunch. I went […]

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Keeping Kosher in San Diego, California

Contributed by: Alon Asefovitz  |  Last Date of Travel: September 2011 Kosher Food: There are many caterers in the area that provide food for hotels and the like, but places to eat out are hard to find. A few months […]

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12 Tribes in San Francisco, CA [Guest Review]

[Guest Review by Heshy Fried of FrumSatire.com] 12 Tribes Food is the latest addition to the Bay Area’s growing list of kosher prepared food. About two weeks ago, 12 Tribes moved into the kosher kitchen at the JCC in San […]

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The Remaining Kosher Subway Restaurants in the U.S.

Not long ago I compiled a list of Kosher Subway Restaurants across the U.S., which in its heyday numbered 12 across the country, 5 alone in the NYC metro area. Today, all 5 of the NYC area Kosher Subways are […]

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Dr. Sandwich (@ Super Sal) in Encino, CA [Guest Review]

[This is posted on behalf of a friend from Southern California] Dr. Sandwich is a little restaurant that lives right outside of Super Sal; you buy your food inside the market and eat it on the covered area on the […]

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New Kosher Market in San Jose, CA – Pars Kosher Market

San Jose is not your center of Jewish life, and although normally we do not cover kosher markets, I felt that as a travel site, we should let people who are traveling through San Jose know about the availability of […]

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Restaurants with Sukkot 2010

CLICK HERE: UPDATED FOR 2013   This list was compiled by our community of Kosher travelers. Thank you to everyone to contributed! (There is no doubt that this list is incomplete. If there are restaurants that are not listed that have […]

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9 Days Menus

As we know, eating meat is considered festive and therefore forbidden (without a siyum) during the 9 days. Thus, many meat restaurants have created special pareve (non meat or dairy) menus to stay open during the 9 Days. To learn […]

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Los Angeles, CA >> Focus on SushiKo

Dani Klein from http://yeahthatskosher.com checks out kosher restaurants for Jewish Travel TV. SushiKo is a modern sushi restaurant right in the heart of the Jewish community of Los Angeles on Pico Blvd. The sushi is outstanding, and there are TV […]

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Los Angeles, CA >> Focus on Delice Bakery

Dani Klein from http://yeahthatskosher.com checks out kosher restaurants for Jewish Travel TV. Delice Bakery is a delicious French bakery on Pico Blvd. in Los Angeles, CA. They offer a variety of different breads, fancy cakes, pastries and cookies. My personal […]

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Los Angeles, CA >> Focus on Kosher Subway

Subway is a deli restaurant chain that is popular for its freshly baked bread and meat subs. We checked out one of the kosher Subways in the U.S., this one on Pico Blvd. in Los Angeles, CA. They offer a […]

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Open for Passover 2009 in West Coast USA

Jews the world over are traveling around to friends, family, or to new locations this Passover. While it is typically impossible to find kosher restaurants or eateries open for Passover, here are a few that I’ve found that will be […]

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✈ Keeping Kosher in Los Angeles, CA

Contributed by: Dani Klein | Last Date of Visit: November 2008 Kosher Info: Los Angeles proper has one main drag of kosher restaurants, eateries, and markets. Basically everything I came across on my visits is on Pico Blvd. near Robertson […]

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Glatt Kosher SUBWAY® Restaurants in the U.S.

While there are nearly 22,000 Subway restaurants in the United States, only a tiny fraction of them are actually Glatt Kosher… the overwhelming majority doesn’t claim to be kosher at all, so be careful. I have eaten at a few […]

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✈ Keeping Kosher in Silicon Valley, CA

Contributed by: Erica S.  |  Last date of travel: Currenlty Resides in SV San Jose, Palo Alto, Moutain View, etc. Kosher Info: There are a few restaurants located in the Silicon Valley which is defined as stretching from San Jose […]

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✈ Keeping Kosher in Oxnard, CA

Contributed by: Dani Klein | Last Date of Travel: August 2008 Kosher Info: Oxnard, CA houses the Herzog Wine Cellars, one of the U.S.’s finest kosher wine brands. Within the complex there is Tierra Sur, a classy glatt kosher meat […]

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✈ Keeping Kosher in San Diego, CA

Contributed by: Ben Greenberg | Last Date of Travel: April 2008 Kosher Info: There are several kosher establishments in San Diego spread throughout the city. Orly’s Cafe and Bakery in the University City neighborhood offers the standard selection of bagels […]

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