Food

Meir Soloveichik explains how the seder’s four cups of wine elevate the holiday, while two enthusiasts recommend their favorite wines from the great regions of Jewish viticulture.

March 22 2021 12:01AM

On Passover, Jews are commanded to retell the story of the Exodus, but the book they use to do it seems just as focused on food and drink as it is on the story itself. Why?

March 19 2021 12:01AM

Bread—not by our hands alone.

Sara Wolkenfeld
March 16 2021 12:01AM

Remembering the prince of parve.

Hugh Merwin
March 3 2021 12:01AM

History à la carte.

Jenna Weissman Joselit
July 17 2020 12:01AM

Made from fermented fish.

Amanda Borschel-Dan
Dec. 19 2019 12:01AM

The Jewish state leads the world in per-capita turkey consumption.

Nicholas Nehamas
Nov. 27 2019 12:01AM

Not packaged, not square, not oven-baked: that’s what it wasn’t. But what it was and where the name for it comes from is still something of a mystery.

April 24 2019 12:01AM

On a visit with the proprietor of Russell’s Bakery and his multi-ethnic, multi-political, and multi-religious staff, the story of Israel unfolds in microcosm.

Nov. 14 2018 12:01AM

They were plugged into an international network of Iberian exiles.

Mariana Montiel
Dec. 18 2017 12:01AM

To the surprise of experts: eggplants.

Amanda Borschel-Dan
Nov. 20 2017 12:01AM

A linguistic investigation prompted by a meal in Rome of carciofi alla giudia.

Feb. 8 2017 12:01AM

Every fall, ex-Soviet Jews descend on the coast to forage.

Maxim Shrayer
Nov. 10 2016 12:01AM

How to Cook in Palestine.

Dana Kessler
Sept. 2 2016 12:01AM