Jessica Ritz is a freelance writer in Los Angeles.

The Market Maven

‘The Seasonal Jewish Kitchen’ author Amelia Saltsman quite simply is the Santa Monica Farmers Market


For the Love of Braided Bread

The Los Angeles millennials behind Challah Hub take their passion to the streets and mobile platforms


Wizards of Oz: Six Women From Sydney Cook Up a Rich History of the Diaspora

The ‘Monday Morning Cooking Club’ cookbook gathers more than recipes. It collects Jewish stories from around the world.


Chicken Soup With Stars

L.A.’s top chefs come together—and cook kosher—to honor Project Chicken Soup founder Mollie Pier


Susan Feniger’s Break-Fast

Forget bagels and cream cheese. Break the Yom Kippur fast in a new way with recipes from a Top Chef master.


Modern Love

Brooklyn-born photographer Julius Shulman, the subject of two recent books, captured Los Angeles’ development into a center of modernism

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