From Top to Tukhes

From Top to Tukhes

If you don’t believe that brains are strictly a special-order item in Toronto these days, just take a look at our mayor. I haven’t been able to find a single retail butcher who stocks them on a regular basis (though I have to admit that I haven’t yet...
If I only had a latke

If I only had a latke

Don’t ask me how I ended up doing all this Yiddish; I started out as a hipster, the first kid on the block to have a Davy Crockett hat: my parents cut off the tail, used it to sweep up chometz on the night before Pesach, and called what was left a kinder-spodek....
A new book for 2013…

A new book for 2013…

We didn’t want to tell you about this until we got the cheque. Wex is writing a book about Jewish food for Scribner. He’s hoping that Mrs. Wex will cook him some of the extraordinary things he is discovering during his research. Mrs. Wex is a little...