‘CHINESE’ ON CHRISTMAS, or All I want for Christmas is Wagyu

I suppose that in a way this is the first year I’ve really thought a lot about Christmas.

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Christmas Eve was the night of my supper club Rimon Chicago’s second event. It was, to summarize very briefly, an absolute blast.
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Ask a mildly well-informed epicure, edition #1

I got some fan mail this week.

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Courtesy gardening.sheknows.com

By “fan mail,” I mean the following query:

Dear Kosher Epicurean,

My wife won’t eat eggplant, the national vegetable of Israel! What can I do to trick her into liking it? 
 
Chatziliciously yours,
Starving in the Holy Land

Lazy Sunday Brunch- With a Twist

Hello there!

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ImageHow was your weekend? Mine was quite lovely. We had an old friend in town for the weekend, which always call for a great brunch. Because of the kosher rules that prohibit the mixing of milk and meat, I almost always opt for a dairy brunch – cheesy omelets, buttery pancakes (well actually buttermilk pancakes- always buttermilk! But that’s a story for a different time), coffee with cream, you get the idea.  Continue reading