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Kosher European Travel, with a Culinary Twist

While cities like New York and Paris offer a huge array of kosher food, due to their large observant populations, a traveler wishing to visit, say, Croatia, or Tuscany, has fewer options at their disposal.

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Chubby Chickpea in Boston Suburb Now Kosher

We recently wrote about the Chubby Chickpea food truck, a kosher food truck servicing the Boston area. The Chubby Chickpea restaurant is finalizing its conversion to kosher, and will open at the beginning of next week (10/20/13). The restaurant is located across from the Canton Junction T station, see the map below. The Chubby Chickpea is […]

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New Kosher Dairy Restaurant in Midtown NYC: Lorelli’s

Exclusive Story: While it is no secret that there have been many changes to the kosher scene in midtown NYC over the past year and a half, this secret has been kept under wraps for a few months now. Schnitzel Express, the relatively new but successful schnitzel sandwich restaurant near Times Square, is currently expanding next […]

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“Burger.org” Expanding in Philly Suburbs & South Jersey

When I tried "Burger.org" (website is actually Burgerorg.com) last year at their original location in Philly a few months after they opened, I was not impressed. They also had a location nearby called "Chicken.org". Unsure if that still exists.  But perhaps they've turned things around.  Since last summer, they've opened 3 additional locations, one on […]

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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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Discussing the Best Kosher Restaurants in South Florida

As I prepare to head down to the Miami Beach area, I made sure to discuss my options since the last time I was down there was Pesach 3.5 years ago, and nearly all restaurants were closed. I’ll be sure to write a follow up post on my experiences in the region soon. View the […]

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Capitol Hill to Get Kosher Options in Senate Cafeterias

As reported by the Washington Post, Joe Lieberman, and other kosher observant staffers who work on Capitol Hill in DC will now have kosher prepacked options available in the Senate cafeterias. Restaurant Associates, the contractor that run the chamber’s food service (as well as many other large corporations’ food services), will be placing orders with […]

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Occupied by #OWS, Milk Street Cafe on Wall St. Needs Our Patronage

The Occupy Wall Street (#OWS) movement is now running on its 7th week of mass protests in lower Manhattan. While the crowds are fighting for better wages, jobs, and other economic issues, one of their unintended casualties has been a local Kosher restaurant: Milk Street Cafe, located on Wall Street, and just opened this summer […]

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Grand Opening of Sushein (1st Kosher Conveyor Belt Sushi Restaurant) in NYC [Review]

Click here for: Restaurant Info Sushein is a brand new Kosher sushi restaurant officially opening today in downtown Manhattan (NYC) near City Hall. What makes Sushein unique is that they are the 1st kosher sushi restaurant in the U.S. to have a conveyor belt in the restaurant deliver sushi to its patrons. I have seen […]

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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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Cinnabon is Opening a Kosher Shop in Tel Aviv!

If you’re like me, you drool every time you pass a Cinnabon shop in the U.S. The way those cinnamon buns smell and look make me hungry and want to skip lunch just to try them. So we’re excited to report that Cinnabon is opening a Kosher shop in Tel Aviv by Rabin Square at […]

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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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Only Matzah Crumbs Are Kosher for Passover; Crumbs Cupcakes Are NOT

Crumbs bakery, which does have kosher certification is selling flour-less cupcakes in its shops and online. I must assure you that they may be kosher, but they are NOT Kosher for Passover. However tempting they might be to consume this week… stay away. Stay far away. This is what they are offering: http://www.crumbs.com/cupcakes#tags=passover

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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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Kosher Energy Drinks & Starbucks K-cups

A few days ago, we posted a Kashrut alert regarding Starbucks stores. The company made the news again today, announcing they’ll be selling Starbucks coffee in Keurig’s K-Cup portion packs. This is good news for consumers who were concerned about the Starbucks stores’ Kashrut because now you can just brew the stuff at home. It […]

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Starbucks ≠ Kosher … according to the CRC

An updated Guide to Starbucks Beverages issued by the cRc (Chicago Rabbinical Counsel) on March 3rd, 2011, has coffee drinkers jittery, dazed and confused. The cRc recommends that people search elsewhere, i.e. not at Starbucks full service stores (i.e. the stores that serve hot food), for their daily caffeine fix.

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Closing of Pita Plus near University of Maryland upsets Jewish students

Pita Plus in College Park, MD has suddenly closed without explanation and is being converted into a halal shop. Some Jewish students at the University of Maryland are up in arms that the only off campus kosher eatery is now closed. Students can still access Kosher food on campus at the University of Maryland Hillel. […]

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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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Diverse Flavors Slated for New East Side (NYC) Restaurant – Kolette’s Kitchen

Exciting news for kosher Upper East Siders and those that work in (north) Midtown East … Kolette’s Kitchen at 672 Lexington Avenue (between 55th and 56th Street) is now open and under the supervision of Va’ad HaRabbanim of Queens. It’s menu includes: Middle Eastern Mezze, Deli Sandwiches, as well as Vietnamese Sandwiches – adding some […]

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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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Kosher Restaurant Rewards Site: GetMunch.com – Going Live Today for NJ restaurants

GetMunch.com will be launching in New Jersey today with Kosher restaurants. To promote the launch, www.getmunch.com will be giving away $3 to all new signups for the first two weeks. The website is a unique twist on a loyalty program similar to airline miles with an emphases on convenience. Members dine out at restaurants, write […]

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Kosher “take-out” Pizza to open in University Heights, Cleveland – Top It Off Pizza

Kosher observant Clevlanders are getting excited as their city council just voted in favor of allowing them to open a Kosher Pizza place (with curbside pickup) in University Heights. Top It Off Pizza will be based out of Heights Jewish Center, 14270 Cedar Road, Cleveland, OH 44121 Source: http://blog.cleveland.com

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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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Kosher Hotel Opens in Ukrainian Town

I spotted this article shared on the JewishJournal site. Thought it was worth sharing. If you find out about similar “Kosher Travel” news, please let us know. A hotel with a kosher restaurant has opened in a southwestern Ukrainian town. The Under the Temple hotel in Ivano-Frankovsk, near the town synagogue, is the first kosher […]

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✈ Keeping Kosher in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Contributed by: Dani Klein | Last Date of Visit: November 2009 Kosher Info: Buenos Aires (a.k.a. BsAs) has the largest Jewish community in Latin America, so it is not shocking that we found plenty of kosher food throughout the city. Argentina is known the world over for their meat, kosher and non-kosher, and the rumors […]

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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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✈ Keeping Kosher in Barcelona, Spain

Contributed by: Esther Zar | Last Date of Travel: September 2009 Kosher Info: We flew into Barcelona with a list of three potential options for kosher food. Well as we eliminated them (one didn’t answer, and the other seemed questionable in kashrut), we were left with one last option: Isamar Kosher (Address: Carrer de l’Avenir, […]

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✈ Keeping Kosher in Brussels, Belgium

Contributed by: Michelle Szpilzinger | Last Visited: January 2009 Kosher Info: This site has a good list of the kosher resources in Brussels. There is not much to find in the old historic center, but there are currently two kosher restaurants in the EU area, which is not a major tourist destination but is fairly […]

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✈ Keeping Kosher in Atlanta, GA

Contributed by: Daniel Wenger | Last Date of Travel: [Author lives in Atlanta] Original article was posted in May 2008 and has been updated for 2010 Kosher Info: Atlanta has the largest amount of Jewish/Kosher resources south of Maryland and north of the southern Florida hotspots. The Toco Hills community is the focal point of […]

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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 favorite are the croissants, either plain or chocolate filled. Check them out at: http://www.DeliceBakery.com Subscribe […]

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Buenos Aires, Argentina >> Focus on Kosher McDonalds

This is the only Kosher McDonalds in the world outside of Israel. Buenos Aires is known for it’s meat and the McDonald’s does not disappoint. Totally different flavors than what we’re used to in the U.S., but the kosher McDonalds is definitely worth the visit. What’s crazy about this place is that the Abasto Mall […]

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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 variety of different breads, meats, vegetables, and sauces. They’re also open late which makes them […]

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Packing for the Kosher Traveler

Later tonight I’m heading on a super long trip with my wife to Argentina. While Buenos Aires is known for having tons of food, a stopover in Mexico City and a total travel time of 18 hours makes our trek extremely long and tiring. To ensure that we will have enough food for our travel […]

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Kosher Travel finds at KosherFest 09

Last week I was fortunate enough to have attended KosherFest 2009. This was my second year in row at the convention, and I learned from my mistakes last year: don’t eat too much or you’ll get majorly nauseous, and only eat meat in the last 3 hours of your day otherwise you’ll miss out on […]

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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 Toronto, ON

Contributed by: Dani Klein | Last Date of Travel: June 2009 It’s hard to believe we haven’t had a post on Toronto yet, the 2nd largest Jewish community outside of Israel. Recently, I’ve had the privilege of visiting Toronto on multiple occasions and trying much of their great food. Kosher Info: The largest Jewish city […]

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Open for Passover 2009 in Eilat, Israel

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): Note: Israel is an interesting […]

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Open for Passover 2009 in Northern Israel

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): Note: Israel is an interesting […]

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Open for Passover 2009 in Central Israel (Petach Tikva, Ramat Gan, Gedera, Modiin)

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): Note: Israel is an interesting […]

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Open for Passover 2009 in Ra’anana, Herziliya, Netanya

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): Note: Israel is an interesting […]

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Open for Passover 2009 in Tel Aviv / Yaffo

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): Note: Israel is an interesting […]

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Open for Passover 2009 in Jerusalem

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): Note: Israel is an interesting […]

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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 Blvd. (aptly named the Pico-Robertson area). On Pico you will find Nagila Meating Place (meat) […]

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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 Tokyo, Japan

Contributed by: Sam Adler | Last Date of Travel: March 2008 (With contributions from Josh Margo | Last Date of Travel: April 2006) Kosher Info: Eating kosher in Japan is very easy… if you have a kitchen! With some of the best quality fruits and vegetables being shipped to Japan, and of course the fish, […]

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✈ Keeping Kosher in Munich, Germany

Contributed by Prianka Mizrahi | Last Date of Travel: May 2008 Kosher Info: There are a few kosher restaurants around the city center. My personal favorite is Fleming’s Kosher Restaurant which is inside the Jewish center on St Jakobs-Platz. The restaurant is located by an area called Marienplatz and 3 blocks from the City Hall […]

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