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Those Sussmans Know How To Seder

Passover is a time for wine, song and serious food
Mar 31, 2015 11:00 am

For years the Sussman brothers have been telling us about their dad’s legendary Passover seder — an annual Jewish tradition of telling the story of Israelites escaping slavery through wine (four glasses of it, minimum), traditional food and song (dayenu!). As Eli tells it, Marc Sussman “loooooovvvvvvesssss him some Passover.” Last week we were able to see what he was talking about.

Super Bowl Ad Pays Off Big For Avocados

Sales and import numbers spike after funny ad
Mar 31, 2015 10:30 am

Avocados From Mexico hired ad agency GSD&M to create the playful spot, which has helped avocado sales soar during the first quarter of 2015. Who knew guacamole propaganda could be so successful? 

5 Underrated New York City Restaurants That Deserve Your Attention

Seek out these under-the-radar gems and dig in
Mar 31, 2015 10:00 am

Brothers in cooking (and in life) Eli and Max Sussman have taken over Food Republic today. Here are their picks for the best underrated places to eat in the place they call home, New York City.

Cooking Shows Make You Fat, Apples And Prescription Drugs, The End Of Cheez Whiz?

Some cool stories from the day in food news
Mar 30, 2015 3:30 pm

Welcome to the afternoon roundup! If it happened in food today, it’s news to us. Here are a few stories that have caught our attention.

Fish Soup With Matzo Balls And Aioli Recipe

A bright variation on the traditional Passover soup
Mar 30, 2015 3:00 pm
fish soup with matzo balls

When it comes to the very best of kosher food and wine, look no further than renowned winemaker and cookbook author Jeff Morgan. Morgan’s new book, The Covenant Kitchen, features recipes he’s collected on his worldwide travels. This is definitely the book in which you’ll find your new favorite Passover recipe.

Black Cutting Boards Are Rad!

All-natural centerpieces with a surprise inside
Mar 30, 2015 2:00 pm

Blackcreek Mercantile & Trading Co.’s new Blackline cutting boards bring a dose of serious edge to any kitchen. Just as impressive is the cool, all-natural process used to bring out this dark hue (hint: the color comes from within).  

The Seal Deal: A Vacuum Sealer Perfect For Hunters And Costco Fans Alike

Commercial grade but small enough for an apartment
Mar 30, 2015 1:01 pm

Armed with the Weston Pro-1100 and several dozen embossed plastic bags, our kitchen-gear reviewer set out to seal three pounds of chicken breasts, two steaks, some just-cased sausage and a container of dried apples.

Make This: Charles Phan’s Famous Chive Cakes

Perfect dim sum at home, via the Slanted Door
Mar 30, 2015 12:00 pm
chive cakes


Charles Phan, chef-owner of San Franciscos pioneering the Slanted Door, was boiling up bowls of Vietnamese noodle soup long before most Americans had ever heard of pho — or knew how to pronounce it properly. That is to say, way before it was cool. In his second cookbook, a tribute to the chefs modern restaurant in the Ferry Building, he details the stories behind his favorite dishes, like these delicious chive cakes.


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