Food

chickpeas in a bowl

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...
salami and eggs

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...
two omelette souffles in the oven

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...
granola

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...
fish and chips

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...
Nadav Abergel in his new Star of David location

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...
chicken on a plate

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...
Sushi at Umi Sushi and Seafood

Philacatessen | Umi Sushi and Seafood Offers Plenty at Reading Terminal Market

Umi Sushi and Seafood, the sparkly new place at Reading Termnial Market, is the brainchild of local Chef Yong Kim and Suzi Kim of...
dorot wat

Doro Wot: A Fragrant Ethiopian Chicken Dish

By Einat Admony This recipe originally appeared on The Nosher. Israel has a large Ethiopian Jewish community, but the majority of Israelis are not familiar with...
breaded chicken cutlets

Chicken Cutlets: Cook One Meal, Serve Several

Breaded chicken cutlets are sort of a “tabula rasa,” or blank slate dish. Done well, they ascend the culinary heights of crisp, flavorful, juicy, simple...