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
Zak and his fellow bakers are a Kickstarter success story. They set out to raise the final monies needed to open up there bakery, and they did so very quickly.
Zak The Baker is not your average bakery. Located in Wynwood, which is not quite South Beach, not quite Miami Beach, Zak The Baker fits in perfectly among the neighborhood’s trendy bars, galleries, and restaurants. Zak The Baker is unique in that although they are a cafe in addition to a bakery, their main focus […]
Under new ownership, LUL Cafe Grill in Sunny Isles, FL, is no longer certified Kosher by Kosher Miami. This formerly kosher restaurant was located at 18288 Collins Avenue in Sunny Isles.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
I have been attending the KFWE events in NYC for the past few years. You can read about them here: 2013, 2013 desserts, 2012, and in 2011. This year, they are running a 2nd event in South Florida at the Gulfstream Park’s Sport of Kings Theater in Hallandale Beach, FL, a short drive from Miami […]
Welcome the popular Cedarhurst sandwich and chicken zingers to the South Florida Kosher scene, because Carlos & Gabby’s is coming to town! With 4 existing locations in Brooklyn, Riverdale, Queens, the Five Towns, and inside Madison Square Garden, Carlos & Gabby’s will be bringing its Mexican flavors down south to 41st Street, the Kosher hub […]
Newly opened in the Miami area: KOSH (no relation to the restaurant in Stamford, CT) – Located in Surfside near the posh Bal Harbour, is a fancy eatery billing itself as a steakhouse / bistro / sushi / tapas restaurant. It is run by the former manager of nearby Harbor Grill. Click here to view their […]
After last years playoff run, the Florida Panthers have an arena with a new name (the BB&T Center, formerly the Bank Atlantic Center) and a new menu at their Kosher food stand (see picture). The Florida Panthers have had Kosher food available at home games for a couple of years now, but last year, during […]
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 2013 at 340 Lexington Avenue. There are plans for a possible roof deck, and a […]
Contributed by: Dani Klein | Last Date of Travel: December 2011 (Special Thanks to @DaniOpp) Kosher Info: One of the many reasons there are so many frum travelers to Miami Beach is the fact that there's a lot of kosher food available. In fact, we're it not for the huge influx of steady New Yorkers […]
The "41 on the Bay" restaurant, inside Tower 41 in Miami Beach, has closed. There is someone coming in to take over for Shavuot Yom Tov meals this week. There is a rumor in the building, that if the restaurant does well and runs smoothly, this new person will continue to keep running the restaurant. […]
Thank you to @DaniOpp for your eagle eyes in catching & reporting this: Kosher Korner in the BankAtlantic Center, in Sunrise, FL (just west of Ft. Lauderdale & north of Miami) normally sells Glatt Kosher food at their stand for Panthers hockey games. Now, in the playoffs, they've been found to be selling "kosher-style" food […]
Seventeen is one of only a few kosher restaurants in South Beach, but it not too far from the Kosher hub of Miami Beach only 24 blocks north. The restaurant was formerly Tfor2 (originally from Brooklyn), and many of the remnants from that restaurant remain, including signs and items on the menu (like a Kings […]
What was once an old-school Jewish hotel, is now a residential tower with rentable units overlooking the ocean, walking distance to Miami Beach’s kosher hub.
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 closed and only a total of 5 remain open nationally. I was recently interviewed by […]
Miami Kosher has reinstated both Prime Sushi locations’ kashrut hashgacha as the owners have agreed to place new management of the restaurants who will be more responsive and attentive to kosher concerns of Miami Kosher supervision. We had recently reported that the restaurants lost their hashgacha due to violations in Miami Kosher’s policies.
Random Kosher News: Kosher Food Available @ Wimbledon from Chabad in London Kosher Restaurant Closings: Prime Sushi (Both Locations) in Miami, FL H&H Bagels in NYC Shalom Bombay in Teaneck, NJ Kosher Restaurant Openings: Milk Street Café in NYC on Wall St. Cinnabon in Tel Aviv Maoz Vegetarian in NYC on the UES Soom Soom […]
UPDATE: Kashrut is Reinstated Due to violations of Kosher Miami policies, both Prime Sushi located at 18250 Collins Avenue and Prime Sushi located at 726 Arthur Godfrey Road are no longer under Kosher Miami supervision and certification. We will look into whether or not they will remain Kosher and update this post. If you know, […]
On occasion I would read Kosher articles by industry expert Menachem Lubinsky, founder of Kosherfest. He recently wrote in his Sixth Sense blog on KosherToday.com about a missing opportunity for Kosher businesses in South Florida, specifically to accommodate the droves of North Eastern Jews flying south for the Winter (Break) – but let’s be honest […]
It’s that time of year, when Orthodox Jewish families take vacation when their kids in yeshivas are off from school (that ranges between the last couple weeks of January through mid-February [including Presidents Week - third Monday in Feb]). The decision to (or not to) go to the locations I mention below will depend on […]
Contributed by: Dani Klein | Last Date of Travel: April 2008 Kosher Info: Due to Miami Beach’s large Jewish population, there are a number places to find Kosher food. In the 41st area, there is a Kosher Dunkin Donuts/Baskin Robbins, Pizza, and Pita Hut. Additionally, there are Kosher markets: Kosher World and Kastner’s. In South […]