Erik Ofgang is senior writer at
and co-author of
The Good Vices: From Beer to Sex, the Surprising Truth About What's Actually Good for You.
He is also a mentor in Western Connecticut State University MFA Program.
A Prescription for Sauerkraut
Exploring the health benefits of fermented foods
· December 13, 2019
Bacon Goes Kosher
OK, it’s not technically bacon. It’s made from beef, or lamb, or turkey—or it could be vegetarian. But whatever’s in kosher imitation bacon, sales are sizzling.
· December 23, 2015
The Bialy—the Bagel’s Long-Neglected Cousin—Tries for a Comeback
At Kossar’s on the Lower East Side, new owners hope that combining a new look with old recipes will save bialys from extinction
· September 3, 2014
A Kitschy, Kosher Beer for Every Jewish Holiday
Shmaltz Brewing Company settles into its new brewery in Upstate New York
· November 27, 2013