April 12, 2009


by Erin Gleeson

I have just spent the last few days in Connecticut celebrating Passover with my lovely boyfriend Jonathan and his wonderful family. They hosted a seder on Thursday evening for about 37 people. I had a great time helping his Mom cook and prepare for the guests. Here is a taste of the evening… Each place […]

April 7, 2009

Loisaida Throwback Crawl: Russ & Daughters

by Kayoko Akabori

Preface:Loisaida Throwback Crawl: Kossar’s BialyLoisaida Throwback Crawl: Doughnut PlantLoisaida Throwback Crawl: Pickle BattleLoisaida Throwback Crawl: Vanessa’s Dumpling House From the Dumpling House, we started towards Houston Street to make a stop at Russ & Daughters (R&Ds). Full disclosure- I had NEVER stepped foot in this LES “appetizing” institution. SHAMEFUL!!! So this was a huge treat […]