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Alex Reznik Gets Back to His Roots With a New Kosher Restaurant

The ‘Top Chef’ alumnus and owner of Ditmas in Los Angeles prepares to open Bedford Kitchen in Queens

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The Half-Mexican, Half-Japanese Chef Who Built a Career in Kosher Cooking

‘I didn’t pick kosher. Kosher picked me,’ says ‘Top Chef’ contestant Katsuji Tanabe, who runs L.A.’s Mexikosher restaurant

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D.C.’s Missing Kosher Food

Washington’s restaurant scene may be booming, but D.C. still isn’t a capital place to find good kosher eats

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A Very Tattler Thanksgiving

Why the most inclusive of celebrations should be every American Jew’s favorite holiday

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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.

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You Be the Judge

From Top Chef to online restaurant reviews, we love to pass judgment—but we’re doing it all wrong. Judaism offers a blueprint for doing it wisely.

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House Rules

Accustomed to calling the shots in the kitchen, top chefs tackle a new challenge: keeping their menus kosher at a pair of Washington fundraisers

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Unkosher

Restaurants offering dishes like bacon-wrapped matzo balls are garnering praise for embracing Jewish tradition while also rejecting it. But a chef turned rabbinical student suspects they’re just lazy.

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T.V. Learning

Today on Tablet

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For Real

Reality TV may often be silly, shallow, and trashy. But Top Chef, Project Runway, and other hits can help us teach our children about morality and values.

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Giving Booze to Kids

This week on ‘Top Chef’

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Cheftestant Cooks His Mother’s Borscht

Meet the Jews of ‘Top Chef’

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Lakshmi’s Daughter is Half-Jewish

The father is a Dell

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Today on Tablet

Cooking Tu B’Shevat-style with Eli from ‘Top Chef,’ and more

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Tu B’Chef

A ‘Top Chef’ star takes on Tu B’Shevat

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Sundown: Top Chef’s Eli Cooks Kosher

Plus Moldovan anti-Semitism, a Hanukkah world record, and more

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Latke Special Hits Upper West Side

Chef Bill Telepan makes a mean brisket, too

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Sundown: Rabbis Protest James Cameron, Richard Dawkins

Plus another scary move by Iran, Federation fundraising, and more

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Bacon-Wrapped Matzoh Balls Come to L.A.

Thanks to Jewish ‘Top Chef’ winner

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Is Heidi Klum a Nazi ‘Project Runway’ Host?

A ‘Forward’ blogger seems to think so

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A Very Kosher (And Unkosher) ‘Top Chef’

Chef Leventhal pigs out on season premiere