A Chanukah brew

Using the slogan, “This Chanukah, Candles won’t be the only thing getting lit!,” the Shmaltz Brewing Company –  famous for its He’Brew, the Chosen Beer –  has come up with its latest beer just in time to celebrate the eight-day festival of lights. Hanukkah, Chanukah, Pass the Beer is a dark ale brewed with eight… Read More

Holy Hummus

Close your eyes, take a huge scoop and indulge in a warm, creamy concoction that transports you back to Israel. For 30 days only, Sabra Hummus has opened a pop-up stand in the heart of Georgetown. Opened from Sept. 29- Oct. 26, Sabra Hummus House features an all-hummus menu inspired by D.C. chef and former… Read More

One kosher eatery closing, another opening

The Char Bar, a kosher restaurant specializing in meat cooked over an open grill, is expected to open in D.C. as early as the beginning of July. Its grand opening at 2142 L Street also marks the end of Eli’s Restaurant, which has been dishing out hamburgers, hot dogs and corned beef sandwiches since 2004…. Read More

Passover bagel debuts in Jerusalem

Bagels on Passover? That carb-loaded round piece of leaven is forbidden for Jews who observe the eight-day holiday — but a hotel in Jerusalem has introduced a new creation that might serve as a substitute. Andreas Marinkovits, executive chef at the Inbal Jerusalem Hotel, has introduced a kosher-for-Passover recipe that replicates the New York-style bagel…. Read More