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New Kosher Restaurant in London, UK: Restaurant 1701

Adafina, a gourmet kosher food brand in the UK, has launched a Glatt Kosher restaurant inside the oldest synagogue in Britain: Bevis Marks Synagogue, which opened 312 years ago in 1701, thus aptly naming the eatery: Restaurant 1701. The restaurants menus offer a gourmet take on traditional Jewish/Israeli food, including breakfast items such as  Shakshuka […]

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Jewish Travel for Passover 2013: ~125,000 Jews Traveling for the Holiday

Article by Buzzy Gordon, from Jewish.Travel online Travel Magazine The Fifth Seder Question: Where To This Year? In the 21st century, the good news for Jewish tradition is that the multi-generational seder still appears to be as much in vogue as ever. Only it is as likely to take place in a hotel or a […]

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6 Best Winter Destinations for 2013

The arrival of winter in the northern hemisphere doesn't have to mean months of being stuck indoors. Many kosher travelers head down south towards warmer climates as soon as the thermometer hits below 70°F, while others hit the slopes to breathe in the cool air and cut loose in fresh snow. Here are five fantastic […]

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Phoenix, AZ: Kosher Restaurant Recommendations

Submitted by Samantha Railey From the Heard Museum to the Desert Botanical Garden, there are plenty of top-tier attractions in Phoenix, Arizona. And as you can probably imagine, I wasn't disappointed with its range of culinary offerings either. Known for its authentic Mexican food – as well as international varieties like Brazilian, French, and Korean cuisines […]

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✈ A Guide to Kosher Restaurants in South Florida

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 […]

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Visiting Gush Etzion, Israel

Shalom from the Gush! Only minutes away for Jerusalem, is a unique cluster of Jewish communities known as Gush Etzion, aka “The Gush.” In Hebrew Gush means bloc. So in English these communities would be called the Etzion Bloc. The bloc has a rich history that represents Jewish nationalist idealism. Without getting into politics, today […]

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Nominate @YeahThatsKosher for a Shorty Award in #Travel

We hope that you value the services and content on our blog and on Twitter. If you do, please consider nominating us for a Shorty Award in Travel. http://shortyawards.com/YeahThatsKosher See the tweet below. Nominate @YeahThatsKosher for a Shorty Award in #travel because we offer a niche service to the #Jewish Travel comm. bit.ly/shorty — Dani […]

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What does Kosher Travel mean to you?

The following quote came from one of our readers and now authors:   Nobody likes going on vacation and having to shlep 101 bags and packages of precooked food so knowing that your destination not only has kosher food but also a variety to choose from always comes as a happy relief.  

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8 Tips for Traveling with an Infant

As an avid traveler I was worried that having a baby would cramp my travel style. My wife and I vowed that we would not let having a baby change our desire. Since our son was born, we’ve taken him on 2 short road trips from NY: Atlantic City, NJ in the dead of winter […]

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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 picking up some Kosher items. It’s called Pars Kosher Market, located at 3978 S. Bascom […]

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Check out the 7th Annual Jerusalem Beer Festival

The Jerusalem Beer Festival is celebrating its 7th year at the city's historic train station, now a cultural center near Yemin Moshe and Katamon. Over 100,000 liters of more than a hundred brands from all over the world will be offered, mainstream, boutique and local brewed.

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Kosher Restaurant Update on Dallas, Texas

Cafe Carmel is no longer in business. Aderet International Cuisine is at the same location, 13410 Preston Road, suite J. It is a small meat restaurant that serves excellent Mediterranean food. The dishes certainly reflect the Texas-style of large portioned food, but the taste is just as good as anything as I’ve had in Israel. […]

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New Kosher Place Open in Hudson, NY – Park Falafel and Pizza

Located approximately 45 minutes south of Albany, NY, a new Kosher Pizzeria has opened in Hudson, in Columbia County. The region is scenic and green, which makes the area an attractive location for NY area Jews in the summertime. It is worth noting though that Park Falafel and Pizza is open 7 days a week, […]

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Requesting a Special “9 Days” Meals While Traveling

Starting this Sunday night (July 31st, 2011) the custom is to refrain from eating meat during the Nine Days of Av (except on Shabbat). According to the Beth Din of Johannesburg, “those who do not wish to eat meat in their kosher airline meals, must specifically request a kosher fish meal – most airlines will […]

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✈ Kosher Travel in India

Contributed by: James C. | Last Date of Travel: June 2011 Kosher Info: Kosher travelers not only want to indulge in India’s cultural highlights, they want to enjoy quality meals that meet the requirements of Jewish dietary laws. With a vibrant Jewish heritage, India offers culinary diversity, suitable for the observant kosher traveller. Flights to […]

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Shavuot in Rome, Italy

Contributed by: Nava Billet | Last Date of Travel: May/June 2009 Buongiorno! I thought people might be interested to hear about Shavuot in Rome. I stayed in a small suite next to one Synagogue, Bet Shmuel, on Via Garfagniana  (pronounced Gar-Fan-Nyana). It is a small shul, with congregants mostly of Libyan descent; they came to Italy after […]

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Travel Tips to Belize

My husband and I were recently in Belize on our Honeymoon and wanted to share some Kosher food tips: – It’s true that there is zero kosher food or Jewish life found in Belize. We were in touch with the next closest thing- the Chabad in Guatemala. The Rabbi was very nice and helpful (put […]

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Noi Due: Kosher, Italian and Upscale Dining in NYC [Guest Review]

Whether you’re a New York native or just visiting, everyone knows that one of the highlights of a night out here is the availability of Kosher restaurants. For a special occasion and a memorable experience, you should consider eating at Noi Due, located right near Lincoln Center. Aside from its unpronounceable name (try getting someone […]

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Today’s Kosher Restaurant Deals: Jerusalem Pita in Brookline, MA & Ariel’s in Englewood, NJ

Click on the Deal headline to buy it. Jerusalem Pita Bar & Grill – Brookline, MA — 50% off Spend $8, Get $16 worth of Food Deal expires Monday. http://www.jerusalempita.com 10 Pleasant Street Brookline, MA 02446 — Ariel’s – Englewood, NJ — 50% off Spend $20, Get $40 worth of Food Deal Expires Sunday night. […]

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Kosher Cruising on Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines – With Baby in Tow

Contributed by Erica W. | Last Date of Travel: February 2011 I am platinum of Royal Caribbean, so I always tend to favor their cruises because of that. We decided to book a cruise out of Miami for February, and because of our baby who was just under 10 months at the time, we decided […]

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Finding #Kosher Restaurants near #SXSW in Austin, TX

Finding Kosher food near SXSW in Austin may not be a cinch, so hopefully this post on kosher Austin will be helpful: http://yeahthatskosher.com/2010/01/austin-tx/

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Have Kosher Indian Food Delivered Anywhere in the U.S.

Pabla Indian Cuisine in Seattle, WA, will be allowing Americans to order their delicious Kosher Vegetarian Indian dishes with free delivery for a limited time only (we think until Pesach). Part of the profits will go to the local Torah Day School of Seattle, an elementary school started 5 years ago in Seward Park. Pabla […]

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New Kosher Restaurant Opens in Hoboken, NJ: Maoz Vegetarian

With Hoboken’s growing young and Modern Orthodox community, the city across the river from Manhattan finally welcomes it’s first kosher restaurant. Maoz Vegetarian is a tasty falafel chain that has numerous locations around NYC and has become fairly popular amongst Jews and non-Jews alike. The hasgacha is provided by Rabbi Israel Steinberg. Maoz Vegetarian is […]

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Le Bagel Café, Brooklyn, NY [Guest Review]

Recently while visiting my mom in Brooklyn, I got to try one of the new restaurants to open up on Kings Highway: Le Bagel Cafe and is located on Kings Highway between E. 4th and E. 5th next to Hunan a new Glatt Kosher chinese restaurant that used to be Lucky’s Diner. I was excited […]

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New Kosher Indian Restaurant Opening in St. Louis

St. Louis will have a new kosher restaurant option as of this Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011. The Vaad Hoeir of St. Louis has announced that Gokul Indian Restaurant, located at 6101 Delmar Boulevard, will be certified as Kosher-Dairy. Gokul’s Overland location, at 10633 Page Avenue, will not be certified kosher. Gokul Indian Restaurant’s hours will […]

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DEAL: Kosher Cruise to ALASKA or the BALTICS!

YeahThatsKosher.com has partnered with KosherCruises.com to offer you … a 15% discount on two of their upcoming SUMMER 2011 Cruises: ALASKA (August 14-21) & The BALTIC SEA (August 21-28)* Use the PROMO CODE: KOSHER DIGITALon KosherCruises.com The Alaska Cruise leaves from Vancouver, British Columbia on Sunday August 14th, and arrives back to Vancouver on Sunday […]

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Keeping Kosher on Norwegian Cruise Lines

Contributed by: Jason Schoenbrun | Dates of Travel: Jan 2008 & Jan 2010 Kosher Info: On my 2008 trip, Norwegian Cruise Lines had a kosher menu of sealed hechshered items and double-wrapped items. The latter consisted mostly of fish, but 1 was chicken. We asked to see the packaging, and sure enough it was Purdue […]

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✈ Orlando, FL & Keeping Kosher @ Walt Disney World Resort + Parks

Contributed by KosherEye.com | Last Date of Travel: January 2011 Orlando is a city of magic – even for the kosher family. Here are some highlights from our recent visit to Disney-town / Orlando, Florida: Kosher Info: We applaud Walt Disney World for reaching out to the kosher traveler, however, the Orlando area offers relatively […]

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Where to go (or not to go) for Yeshiva Week Vacation (Winter Break)

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 […]

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✈ Perth, Western Aus., Australia

Contributed by Shalom Rosenberg | Last Date of Travel: March 2009 Kosher Info: The Kosher Food Centre is a small but adequate market that has a bakery, deli, and grocery. This is really the only game in town. Check it out here: www.kosherfoodcentre.com.au Tourist Info:  Perth is the most isolated big city in the world. […]

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✈ Valparaíso, Chile

Contributed by: Matt Erlansen | Author lives in Chile Kosher Info: Finding kosher food in Valparaíso can be hard. Besides the packed OU food in big supermarkets (Lider and Jumbo can have some products under orthodox supervision), it’s almost impossible to get anything else. We recommend you to bring your food from Santiago and check […]

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Israel’s Kosher Wineries and their Kosher Restaurants [Listing]

Special thanks to Esther Cohen from MyIsraelWineTours.com for compiling this list, and for her amazing insights into Israel’s Kosher wine scene. CARMEL REGION The Carmel Region – 45 minutes North of Tel Aviv on the Mediterranean Coast. Tishbi Estate Winery is technically located in Binyamina on Route 652 (near Zichron Yaakov). Along with being the […]

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✈ Kathmandu, Nepal

Contributed by: Daniel Hofbauer | Last Date of Travel: November 2010 Kosher Info: The only kosher restaurant in Nepal is by the Chabad of Kathmandu (contact info below). They serve from late morning until the evening and the food is good. You can also cook yourself and just pay for ingredients. I was pleasantly surprised […]

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✈ Yukon Territory (YT), Canada

Contributed by: Aviron | Last Date of Travel: June 2005 Kosher Info: The large supermarket in Whitehorse carried a surprising variety of kosher bread, pies, snacks and a plethora of canned fish with an assortment of US and Canadian kosher supervision symbols. It supplemented the usual kosher provisions that we take on trips out of […]

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✈ Keeping Kosher in Chicago, IL

Contributed by: Dani Klein | Last Date of Travel: April 2010 Kosher Info: Chicago's large Jewish community allow it to host a sizable number of Kosher restaurants, albeit mainly in the suburban communities of Skokie and West Rogers Park. There is one Kosher restaurant downtown, not too far from the Willis Tower called Metro Klub […]

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Think Small. Think Your Local #Kosher Restaurant. On November 27th, Partake in Small Business Saturday.

Yes, I know that November 27th is a Shabbat. But that doesn’t prevent us from going out Saturday night and supporting your local Jewish small business owner by eating at your favorite Kosher restaurant. Here’s the deal: On the Saturday after Thanksgiving (the day after the “Black Friday” shopping holiday bonanza), American Express wants us […]

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Guest Review: Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt

Guest Review by: Rachael Abrams With a wide variety of mouthwatering flavors, this frozen yogurt spot can satisfy anyone’s sweet tooth. After tasting as many flavors as you can handle, fill up your own cup with your favorite yogurt concoction. Menchie’s might leave you feeling cold, but as any sweet treat does you’ll leave feeling […]

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✈ Charleston, SC

Contributed by: Dahlia Adler Fisch | Last Date of Travel: August 2010 Kosher Info: Unfortunately, Charleston has lost both its only kosher restaurant and its kosher bed and breakfast in the last couple of years, but there is kosher food available in a number of supermarkets. (The Publix on Sam Rittenberg Blvd. in West Ashley has […]

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Downtown Brooklyn, NY – Courthouse Area

Being called for Jury Duty is not fun at all, and to make matters worse you’re there all day. The courthouse is located on 360 Adams Street in downtown Brooklyn and if you search ‘Kosher’ into Google Maps, the only result you will get within a 20 minute walking radius is a closed Pizza shop. […]

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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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Exotic Cuisine in Buenos Aires – “ASIAN” [Review]

“One of my favorite kosher restaurants in the world.” ~Dani Many people have been contacting me about tips of things to see, do, and eat in Buenos Aires. After my trip there last fall I had the opportunity to taste much of what Kosher Buenos Aires has to offer, which was a lot. I blogged […]

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New Zealand allows Kosher Shechita, temporarily

A New Zealand judge has allowed the kosher slaughter of animals to resume until the lawsuit filed by the Jewish community against the government comes to trial. Justice Denis Clifford of the High Court in Wellington confirmed Monday that an agreement has been reached between the Jewish community and representatives of the Crown Law Office, […]

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Boston’s Milk Street Cafe Comes to #NYC

New York’s downtown financial district has been lacking from Kosher options recently with the close of Circa, and the close of the Kosher Subway, leaving only 2 other options – not too close to Wall Street. Enter Milk Street Cafe, the only Kosher restaurant in downtown Boston. They will be opening at a large location […]

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Kosher Truck Delights Taste Buds in #NYC – Quick Stop Kosher

Quick Stop Kosher truck , run by Belgian born Ari Thaler, offers a small variety of kosher grub including Paninis, Tuna Sandwiches, Falafel (of Moshe’s Falafel), and of course – Belgian Waffles. There is obviously no address for this kosher eatery, but it can found somewhere in NYC (typically Midtown), and can be tracked down […]

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New Kosher Indian Restaurant Opens in Stamford, CT – Navaratna Vegetarian Indian Restaurant

Really exciting news for the Jewish community in Stamford, and for those who keep Kosher and work in the downtown area. Stamford notoriously lacks Kosher options. Navaratna Vegetarian Indian Restaurant 133 Atlantic Street, Stamford, CT 06901 http://www.navaratnact.com Read the original article here: http://www.jewishledger.com

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King David’s Pizza in Niagara Falls is closed

King David’s Pizza on the Canadian side of Niagara Falls has closed due to a fire. It is set to reopen as Bat-Yam Shawarma & Falafel on April 1, 2011. There is a new place called Niagara Kosher Pizza located at 5930 Victoria Ave, in Niagara Falls, Canada. NiagaraKosherPizza.com

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Netanya Kosher Food Festival: Aug. 17-19

The Kosher Food Festival will take place this year on the Argaman Boardwalk in Netanya on Tuesday – Thursday, August 17-19th, between 18:00-23:00 (6-11pm).

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✈ Nice, France

Contributed by: Michelle Szpilzinger | Last Visited: June 2010 Kosher Info: Nice has a small Jewish community and a few restaurants and kosher shops. There are two good and mostly (but not entirely) accurate sites that list kosher places in France. One is 123 Kosher and the other is Kosher in France. As with almost […]

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✈ Greenville, SC

Contributed by Jay Yudie Akselrud | Last Date of Travel: July 2010 Kosher Info: You’re on your own here. No kosher restaurants in Greenville, South Carolina or in the vicinity to save you the trouble of making your own meal. Don’t fret. You will not go hungry. There are plenty of supermarkets that have the […]

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✈ Santiago, Chile

Contributed by: Matt Erlandsen | Author resides in Santiago, Chile Kosher Info: When it comes to think about kashrut in this corner of the world, you won't believe that Chile actually has a wide array of places to dine out. The cuisine varies with options from sushi houses to Mexican food to shwarma and pizza. […]

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