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Philacatessen | Pan-Roasted Chickpeas

I may be late to the pan-roasted chickpea party. My college-aged daughter clued me in to them recently, and I’ve become quite a fan. This...
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Locals Host ‘The Rights to Ricky Sanchez’ Sixers Podcast

Perhaps nothing better explains the sensibility of “The Rights to Ricky Sanchez” podcast than the name itself. Sanchez was a middling Puerto Rican power forward,...
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A Love Letter to Salami and Eggs

By Ronnie Fein This story originally appeared on The Nosher. Back in the day, by which I mean the 1950s, before all of us started counting...
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Gabe Kapler Hired to Manage San Francisco Giants

By Marc Brodsky / JTA A month after being fired from his first manager’s post, Gabe Kapler has another shot. The Jewish ex-major league outfielder, a...
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Dairy-Free Breakfasts for the Lactose Intolerant

After a lifetime love affair with butter, cheese and milk, I’ve suddenly become lactose intolerant. My doctor suggested I stop eating dairy products cold...
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Philacatessen | Sharon’s Granola

In general, I’m not a huge consumer of granola. I always saw it as a lot of calories for something that resembled birdseed. Until last...
Adam Fishbein in DC

Philly Faces: ‘Nothing About Us Without Us’

Adam Fishbein wants to advocate for people with disabilities and influence disability policy in the public or nonprofit sector. That’s why, at just 21, he...
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The Surprising Jewish History of Fish and Chips

By Ronnie Fein This story originally appeared on The Nosher. You may be surprised to learn that fish and chips, though wildly popular in England for...
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Kosher Sandwich and Hummus Bar Opens in Center City

The calls to Nadav Abergel’s phone were constant since he made the announcement. Originally posting “coming soon” on social media, as of Nov. 3...
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The Apple of My Eye

We are deep into apple season, a delicious time of year. If “an apple a day keeps the doctor away,” I should be free...