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By adamg - 9/24/23 - 3:44 pm

WBUR reports that Roula Kappas, who bought New Paris Bakery in Brookline Village with her husband in 1988 is closing the shop so she can retire to Greece. Read more.

By adamg - 7/6/23 - 8:51 pm

Milk Street Cafe, on its eponymous street downtown, next week starts a kosher-food delivery service. KoshBurger will serve up kosher burgers (both original meat and Impossible burgers), fries, various chickeny things and dairy-free shakes, 5 to 9 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday, with delivery by your preferred delivery service to "the Boston area and surrounding towns."

Kippah tip Michael B.

By adamg - 6/22/23 - 12:56 pm
Flyer for a 'lost hat' at Zuzu's Petals and one for a 'lost book' at Lehrhaus

Dueling lost-item ads on local telephone poles.

Zuzu's Petals, or somebody who really likes the wine bar on Hampshire Street in Inman Square, has been busy putting up fliers around the area in search of "lost" items - hats, vases and a single clog last worn there. Then, roving UHub photographer Andrea Gray reports, Lehrhaus, the new kosher tavern on Washington Street in Somerville, put up a flier for Israeli writer S.Y. Agnon's "A Book that Was Lost." Read more.

By adamg - 3/5/23 - 2:24 pm

Jejes Coffee House, 259 Washington St. in Wellesley, is scheduled to open Wednesday, with certification to serve kosher coffee and pastries.

It's owned by Jejes Coffee Roasters of Sharon. It's opening comes a few days before the planned opening of a new kosher tavern in Somerville.

By adamg - 3/3/23 - 3:45 pm

Lehrhouse, where the Jewish learning and discussion will flow along with food and cocktails from around the world, is set to open at 425 Washington St. in Somerville on March 13. Read more.

By adamg - 2/4/23 - 10:57 am

Cheryl-Ann's Bakery,1010 West Roxbury Parkway, long known for its challah, bubkes, rugalach and other kosher baked goods, reports it hopes to re-open this spring, more than a year after a fire forced it shut: Read more.

By adamg - 9/9/22 - 11:55 pm
Sabra packaging with KVH symbol

KVH symbol on lower left of Sabra hummus, or homus, tub. From the KVH complaint

The Rabbinical Council of Massachusetts, which provides certification of kosher foods under the name KVH Kosher, today filed a trademark lawsuit against Sabra Foods of Norwood, which the council says continues to stamp its hummus with the council's "kashruth" symbol even after being told to knock it off. Read more.

By adamg - 6/22/22 - 11:52 pm

After 20 years, Cafe Eilat will serve its last slice at 406 Harvard St. on Thursday - although the owners hope to re-open in a new location.

By adamg - 12/11/21 - 10:41 am

An early morning fire means no more challah, bubkies and other baked items for awhile at Cheryl-Anns' Bakery, 1010 West Roxbury Parkway in South Brookline. Read more.

By adamg - 10/28/21 - 12:31 pm

The Jewish Journal allows how Boston is no New York, but still finds plenty of Jewish foodstuffs in the area, including My Grandma's Coffee Cakes of Hyde Park.

By BostonDog - 8/12/21 - 7:46 am

Very recently, Gold's Horseradish changed their factory and recipe and now using a new, bitter vinegar -- a far cry from their "Passover vinegar". As a transplant from the NYC area and from a Jewish family, this change is devastating. (Well, at least to breakfast).

So where locally can one find really good prepared horseradish?

By adamg - 10/30/20 - 12:04 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports that Milk Street Cafe, one of Boston's few kosher restaurants and caterers, is closing up completely for the winter and will re-open in the spring due to Covid-19 concerns.

By adamg - 12/16/18 - 8:27 pm

Adam Reilly wonders:

Best spot in Boston for matzo ball soup, ideally available to go?

By adamg - 6/7/18 - 9:49 pm

Brookline Police report arresting the owner of Taam China, 423 Harvard St. today on several counts of making secret recordings of people in a restaurant restroom over a three-year period. Read more.

By adamg - 10/24/17 - 11:14 am
Crumbled wall at Taam China in Brookline

Photo by Brookline PD.

The Brookline Police Department reports the facade at Taam China, 423 Harvard St., collapsed overnight. There were no injuries.

By adamg - 8/9/17 - 8:51 pm

A federal judge ruled today that Christopher Kimball can keep calling his new company Christopher Kimball's Milk Street despite opposition from the older Milk Street Cafe because the two companies don't directly compete and because the cafe failed to show it was being harmed by confusion or loss of customers. Read more.

By adamg - 3/11/17 - 10:07 am

Add hamentashen to the list of things Boston does differently than the rest of the country. Seth Gitell explains why the Purim pastries are different here and tells you where to get them (including one outlet in, gasp, New York).

By adamg - 10/27/16 - 8:27 pm

Michael Burstein reports Vittorio's Grill, 1398 Beacon St., opened tonight - and will be open for lunch tomorrow. Read more.

By adamg - 9/2/16 - 7:35 pm

The kosher market on Harvard Street in Brookline, shut since a two-alarm fire in July, reports it's passed all its inspections and will re-open at 10 a.m. on Sept. 7.

We cannot wait to greet you all at the store next week! Shabbat Shalom!

By adamg - 8/26/16 - 3:19 pm
Vittorio's Kosher Grill

Vittorio Hassan, who ran an eponymous kosher pizza place on Beacon Street until 2003, is returning to the same location to open an eponymous kosher pizza place. Read more.

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