kosher food

By - 4/23/15 - 9:00 pm
Trabelsi and proposed King David Hotel in West Roxbury

Trabelsi with rendering of his proposed King David Hotel.

Developer Nissim Shimon Trabelsi says he's talking to several hotel management companies - including the one that runs the King David Hotel in Jerusalem - about running the chain of hotels he hopes to start with one on VFW Parkway in West Roxbury at the Dedham line.

At a community meeting called by the BRA tonight, Trabelsi told both the local union construction workers and...Read more

By - 4/22/15 - 9:56 am

The BRA holds a public meeting Thursday on a developer's plans to build a kosher hotel and restaurant on the VFW Parkway at the Dedham line.

The meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. in the District E-5 community room.

The proposed 69-room King David Hotel would go where the McDonald's on the southbound side used to be, until it burned down in 2013....Read more

By - 4/2/15 - 7:23 pm
Proposed King David Hotel on VFW Parkway

The BRA will consider a developer's plans to build a four-story, 69-room hotel aimed at observant Jews on VFW Parkway on the Dedham line.

King David Hotels Corp. is proposing the hotel at 1625 VFW Parkway - where an old McDonald's burned down in 2013.

The company's plans include a kosher restaurant, a synagogue and a health club featuring his and hers...Read more

By - 1/24/14 - 8:09 am

Eater Boston alerts us to a one-day kosher-ish homage to the Chinese New Year at a Chinatown restaurant:

What happens when you mix the Chinese New Year with Jewish cuisine with O Ya/jm Curley alum Mark O'Leary, and then you serve it all at Shojo? You get dishes like luobagao latkes with lox, matzoh ball ramen, and black & white challah, and you only

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By - 12/18/13 - 1:49 pm

Dan Podheiser asks:

Anyone know a Brighton area restaurant that delivers homemade matzoh ball soup? Preferably made by my Jewish grandmother.

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By - 12/11/12 - 3:22 pm

More places than you might expect are serving latkes.Read more

By - 12/12/11 - 7:55 am

The Crimson reports that Rami's, the kosher Israeli place in Coolidge Corner, is looking to expand and has listed Harvard Square as one of its possible new locations (along with Framingham and Sharon).

According to the Crimson, there's a glatt of interest at Harvard; says some even predict prospective students might decide where to go based on the presence of kashruth in...Read more

By - 8/25/10 - 3:11 pm

Kosher Blog reports that Grow and Behold, which sells high-end kosher meats, is starting delivery of frozen "pasteured" (almost free range) chickens - raised by Amish farmers in Pennsylvania.Read more

By - 5/28/10 - 8:14 am

Kosher Blog reports the owner of a new kosher butcher shop going into Harvard Street is holding a contest to come up with a name for the place.Read more

By - 3/12/10 - 9:42 am

Kosher Blog has more on the proposed kosher butcher and gourmet shop on Harvard Street, including the owner's thoughts on the need for a nice kosher steakhouse in the area.Read more

By - 10/13/09 - 8:36 pm

A Newton butcher shop was fined $1,000 today for advertising kosher meat even after it stopped paying for kosher certification, the state Attorney General's office announced today.

The Gordon and Alperin Butcher Shop made a business decision in 2008 to drop its kosher certification, but the AG's office said the shop continued to post "Kosher meat" signs in Hebrew and to advertise the...Read more

By - 1/9/09 - 9:25 am

UPDATE: Kosher Blog now reports (same URL as below) that the cafe is simply changing certification agents and that they will remain kosher.

Kosher Blog reports that the Milk Street Cafe has lost its kashrut (i.e., kosher) certification:

Here's hoping that whatever kashrus issues caused this turn of events can be quickly turned around, and a dean of Boston kosher restaurants can be

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By - 11/10/08 - 10:25 am

Shaw's rejects kosher butcher shop for renovated Chestnut Hill Star Market.

Via Marc Stober, who adds:

... I guess if Jews have waited thousands of years for a return to Zion and are still waiting for the Messiah, we can wait a bit longer for a place to buy kosher meat with adequate parking. :)

By - 11/15/07 - 10:41 pm

To be replaced by a non-kosher joint, Kosher News reports - adding the main Milk Street Cafe will remain open.Read more

By - 10/17/07 - 10:54 pm

Kosher Blog has the scoop on the changing of hands at the longtime Brookline kosher Korean/Chinese/American food place:

... No word yet on the details, but the thought of home-cooked Sephardi food is pretty exciting.

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By - 7/20/06 - 8:24 pm

Kosher Blog relays the news that Shalom Beijing is closing as a kosher restaurant on July 25:

... While I would not recommend that Boston’s next kosher venture be another pan-Asian restaurant, I think a nice kosher sushi joint would be a welcome addition.

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