Aaron Israel

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2014

    How Can New York Stop the City's Worst Landlords?

    When the trouble came to 90 Elizabeth Street, it arrived quietly, in a flurry of white papers. They blanketed the mailboxes and the front doors of many of the tenants in the modest Chinatown apartment building, a forbidding snowdrift of eggshell, piled with angry black type. When 43-year-old Betty E ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 20, 2013
  • Blogs

    August 15, 2013

    An Early Taste of Shalom Japan

    Two-week-old Shalom Japan's concept sounds like the set-up to a bad joke (so a Japanese and Jewish person walk into a bar...). Per the restaurant's website, it's serving "authentically inauthentic Japanese and Jewish food in South Williamsburg from chefs Aaron Israel and Sawako Okochi," which makes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2011

    Noah Bernamoff Talks About Schmaltz, Bagels, and Keeping Jewish Food Alive

    MetromixNoah Bernamoff and his wife, Rae Cohen.​Yesterday, Noah Bernamoff spoke with us about his plans for Mile End, the phenomenally successful smoked-meat mecca he opened a little more than a year ago in Boerum Hill. Today, he talks with us about his grandmother's recipes, keeping tradition ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2011

    Noah Bernamoff Talks About Mile End, and What's Next for Mile End

    MetromixNoah Bernamoff and his wife, Rae Cohen.​A little more than a year after opening Mile End in Boerum Hill, Noah Bernamoff is a busy, busy guy. In addition to the day-to-day duties of filling the mouths of smoked meat fanatics, Bernamoff fills his hours working on new products and recipes ... More >>