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Kosher Sports Bar Opening in NJ: TEANECK DOGHOUSE

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 […]

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Fumio Grill & Sushi in Livingston, NJ Now CLOSED

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 […]

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House of Cupcakes in Wayne, NJ is Now Kosher!

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 […]

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REVIEW: Nobo Wine & Grill (Teaneck, NJ)

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.

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Carlos & Gabby’s Opening in Lakewood, NJ Next Week

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!     […]

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Jerusalem Kosher Restaurant in Atlantic City, NJ Moved Locations

One of the only Atlantic City kosher restaurants, Jerusalem Kosher, has moved a few blocks, into a larger location and is now open for business. Jerusalem Kosher is now located at 5200 Ventnor Avenue (next door to Bubbie’s Bistro) and is open from 12:00 pm-10:00 pm. They have a classic Israeli style menu (schnitzel, falafel, kebabs) […]

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NYC’s High-End Kosher Restaurants & Steakhouses

Many people have been emailing, tweeting, and messaging me asking me for steakhouse options in the NYC area. I’ve decided to include a few non-steakhouses but are still great high-end restaurants worthy of a date, important meeting, etc. Many of you may ask why I did or didn’t include certain restaurants in this list. I’ve […]

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New Kosher Steakhouse Just Opened at the Jersey Shore

Last week a new kosher steakhouse opened in the Deal section of the Jersey Shore: The Butcher’s Steakhouse. The owner’s of Brooklyn’s Retro Grill opened this nice eatery in this summer hotspot that will hopefully stay open year round. The Butcher’s Steakhouse is under the kosher supervision of the JSOR.

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New Pizza Place Coming Soon to East Brunswick, New Jersey

Giddy’s Pizzeria was set to open this past Sunday in East Brunswick, New Jersey, but due to some plumbing issues they had to push off their opening date. The first kosher restaurant in the area (south of New Brunswick), Giddy’s will be your regular pizza shop with pizza (obviously), calzones, fries, onions rings, and salad–very exciting for the […]

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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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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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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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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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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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Green Chicpea: Kosher Middle-Eastern Food in Newark, NJ

For Kosher travelers flying in to Newark Liberty International Airport hungry after a long flight, the Green Chicpea is a new, great option for satisfying those hunger pangs! Only a 10 minute drive from the airport, a 5 minute walk from Rutgers University, and a 15 minute walk from the Prudential Center, the Middle-Eastern style food […]

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Barclay Cafe, Kosher Steak & Sushi Bar, Now Open in Cherry Hill, NJ

Cherry Hill, NJ is a quaint town in Southern New Jersey right across the river from Philadelphia and even closer to Camden, NJ, a popular summer concert destination. Whether you live in Cherry Hill, Philly, or are just visiting, all will be excited to learn of Barclay Cafe, a new Kosher sushi bar that just […]

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Coming Soon to Teaneck, NJ: BurritO’lam (Kosher Mexican)

Adding more Mexican flavor to the Jewish suburbs of NYC, “BurritO’lam” will be opening soon in Teaneck, NJ, replacing the now closed Appetizer Factory. The name is a play on words combining the Hebrew “Brit Olam” (ברית עולם‎ – translated as “Everlasting Covenant” referring to the Jews as “the Chosen People”) &  the Mexican “Burrito”, […]

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New Provider: Kosher Food Still Available at Lincoln Financial Field for Eagles Games in Philly

OK. That was fast. Last year we reported that "Max and David's was prodiving Kosher Food at Lincoln Financial Field for Eagles Games" in Philly. Well, no longer. Good news is, Kosher food is still available via stands run by Keep It Kosher LLC, with a Kof-K hechsher (the website is pretty awful – but we […]

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Some Kosher Food Available @ Siyum HaShas Tonight

According to “The Partial View” blog, kosher food will be available tonight at the Siyum HaShas at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ: Stadium concessionaires will be selling snacks whose kashrus has been approved by the Agudah, including cakes, ices, soda and water. However, the sale price of snack items has been determined by the […]

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Kosher Restaurants in Deal, NJ and the Jersey Shore

Contributed by Kamelia Ani, Charlie Shrem, & Dani Klein Kosher Info: Deal, NJ and the surrounding towns is the summer mecca of the Jewish Syrian / Sephardic community in the northeast, and contains numerous kosher restaurants. Nearly all restaurants and kosher eateries in this area are given supervision by the JSOR (Jersey Shore Orthodox Rabbinate). […]

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Great Kosher Options @ the Prudential Center, Newark, NJ

Thank you to @runanskyrun for submitting this! I recently attended a New Jersey Nets game with my daughter at Prudential Center in Newark, NJ. I read on several sites, including here on yeahthatskosher.com, that kosher food may be available at Prudential Center, but I could not confirm. A few days before the game, I tweeted […]

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Tasting the Restaurants at KFWE (Kosher Food & Wine Experience)

Heading into my second year attending KFWE (the Kosher Food & Wine Experience), I was excited for a night of good food and good people. Many others were also excited by the huge selection of kosher wines from around the world, but not being a wine aficionado myself, I left the wine tasting to the […]

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Post Hurricane Irene: Kosher Restaurants Open in NYC area

Scrolling through my Facebook feed, I noticed people asking what kosher restaurants were open in their various neighborhoods. I decided it would be a good idea for YeahThatsKosher to post a list for the NY Metro area. So I put up a Facebook status asking people if they knew of any restaurants currently open, and […]

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✈ Atlantic City, NJ

Contributed by: Dani Klein | Date of Travel: January 2011 Kosher Info: The Kosher options in the AC area aren’t many, or particularly exciting, but enough to accommodate the kosher traveler (or kosher gambler) down in south Jersey. There are 3 kosher restaurants in the Atlantic City vicinity:

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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 a Sukkah, please comment below.) To get YeahThatsKosher updates via email, click here. Find us […]

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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 more about why we don’t eat meat (or drink wine) during the Nine Days, click […]

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Kosher Dunkin’ Donuts across the U.S.

Please see our updated list here (2013)  As today is Donut Day, what better day to announce a comprehensive list (if we missed anything please let us know) of all the Kosher Dunkin’ Donuts in the U.S. Keep in mind that each chain may have varying levels of kosher supervision.

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CHARITY: America Eats for Israel — 5/13/10 (Today)

America Eats for Israel is a Tzedakah (Charity) campaign where 10% of all proceedes will go directly to the Meir Panim organization, a soup kitchen in Israel. Meir Panim was established to offer a realistic solution to the growing poverty crisis in Israel that affects over one and a half million people across the country. […]

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Teaneck, NJ >> Focus on Smokey Joe’s BBQ

Smokey Joe’s BBQ on Cedar Lane in Teaneck, NJ is a unique Tex-Mex Barbecue style restaurant with amazing smoked meat including Ribs, Brisket, Buffalo Wings – accompanied by great finger licking sauces. Check them out at: http://www.smokeyjoesbbq.com Look out for more videos at Jewish Travel TV: http://JewishTravelTV.com Full episodes coming late Fall 2009. Subscribe to […]

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✈ Keeping Kosher in Sports Arenas & Stadiums

The following arenas and stadiums have kosher food available. Please keep in mind that there are specific locations that have kosher food, and that these options are not necessarily available throughout the stadium. Thank you to Kosher Sports Inc. who provided us with this information. Kosher Sports- Star-K Citi Field in Flushing, NY (New York […]

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Open for Passover 2009 in North America

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 open this year on Chol Hamoed (intermediary days of Passover): New York | Miami | […]

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KosherFest 2008, Secaucus, NJ

Kosherfest is similar to other conventions held at any other convention center. The only difference, kosher food. Wait, wait, FREE Kosher food. The sound of that makes any observant Jew grin with glee. I held the same feeling walking in to the exhibition hall, waiting to try all these new kosher goodies. Walking into Kosherfest […]

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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 of the kosher Subway places and I do admit, it is not my favorite fast […]

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Finding Kosher Sushi in NYC

What was once impossible to find, Sushi has become so popular in the Jewish community over the past 15 years, every restaurant wants to get in on the action. Delis, pizzerias, non-Japanese Asian eateries such as Chinese and Thai restaurants, have all jumped on the Sushi bandwagon. When I first tried Sushi over ten years […]

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✈ Keeping Kosher in Central New Jersey

Contributed by: Daniel Wenger | Last Date of Travel: Fall 2007 Major Towns: Deal, East Brunswick, Edison, Elizabeth, Highland Park Up and Coming: New Brunswick, Linden, Long Branch Kosher Info: Supermarkets throughout the area feature large Kosher sections, and many store-brand items are certified. Central Jersey is a bit more spread out than its northern […]

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✈ Keeping Kosher in Northern New Jersey

Contributed by: Daniel Wenger | Last Dates of Travel: [Author grew up in N. NJ] Major Towns: Englewood, Fair Lawn, Teaneck, West Orange Up and Coming: Bergenfield, Fort Lee, Paramus, Passaic Kosher Info: Supermarkets throughout the area feature large Kosher sections, and many store-brand items are certified. The Rabbinical Council of Bergen County (RCBC) is […]

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