Erik Ofgang is senior writer at Connecticut Magazine 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.
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A Prescription for Sauerkraut

Exploring the health benefits of fermented foods

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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.

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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

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A Kitschy, Kosher Beer for Every Jewish Holiday

Shmaltz Brewing Company settles into its new brewery in Upstate New York

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