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Hanukkah

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    December 16, 2013

    The 10 Best Concerts in New York This Week, 12/16/13

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    December 13, 2013

    The 10 Best Concerts in New York This Weekend, 12/13/13

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    December 11, 2013

    FADE IN

    Yo La Tengo find a new home for the holidays

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    December 14, 2012

    Matisyahu Unplugged: "I Feel Like the Other Sides of My Personality Come Out In These Shows"

    Since "King Without A Crown" hit the Top 40 chart in 2005 and the world received a formal introduction to his Hasidic rock and reggae explorations, Matisyahu has observed Hanukkah with a handful of shows in and around New York City. This year, he took his Festival of Light on the road, kicking off t ... More >>

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    December 14, 2012

    Get Super Drunk and Play a Power Dreidel Drinking Game Before Hanukkah is Over

    Tonight marks the seventh night of Hanukkah and, if you've been observing the holidays, you're probably ready to do something other than marvel at lights and pretend like you wanted those socks. But it's Friday! And before you pack up the menorah, make like a Maccabee and play Power Dreidel. Here's ... More >>

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    December 14, 2012

    Hanukkah Face-Off: Sephardic Dish #7

    Sephardic-Uzbek shish kebabs, top to bottom: chicken hearts, ground-beef lulya, lamb, and marinated chicken Hanukkah is a time for enjoying Jewish culinary traditions with family and friends, and to that end we present a daily competition between Ashkenazi and Sephardic food, going up around sunse ... More >>

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    December 14, 2012

    Hanukkah Face-Off: Ashkenazi Dish #7

    Hanukkah is a time for enjoying Jewish culinary traditions with family and friends, and to that end we present a daily competition between Ashkenazi and Sephardic food, going up around sunset on the first seven days of Hanukkah - and presenting a wrap-up as the sun goes down on the eighth day. Whose ... More >>

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    December 13, 2012

    The Secret, Untold Story of "Gangsta Dreidel"

    We're still smack in the middle of Hanukkah. I know this because Yo La Tengo still has a few of their annual Hanukkah gigs over at Maxwell's to go. And also because people I know on Facebook and Twitter--like they do around this time every year--continue to post this video (typically titled somethin ... More >>

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    December 13, 2012

    Eat Latkes Out: Mile End's Hanukkah Super Duo, Second Avenue Deli's Instant Heart Attack

    Making latkes is hard in a small apartment kitchen. The brave cook ends up with oil burns and will probably find crusty potato shreds on the floor come Passover. So we don't blame the Hanukkah-celebrating folk for venturing out to eat potato pancakes, especially when served with chopped liver or a h ... More >>

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    December 13, 2012

    Hanukkah Face-Off: Sephardic Dish #6

    The name of this Sephardic dish could be a nickname for Shaquille O'Neill. Hanukkah is a time for enjoying Jewish culinary traditions with family and friends, and to that end we present a daily competition between Ashkenazi and Sephardic food, going up around sunset on the first seven days of Hanuk ... More >>

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    December 13, 2012

    Hanukkah Face-Off: Ashkenazi Dish #6

    Hanukkah is a time for enjoying Jewish culinary traditions with family and friends, and to that end we present a daily competition between Ashkenazi and Sephardic food, going up around sunset on the first seven days of Hanukkah - and presenting a wrap-up as the sun goes down on the eighth day. Whose ... More >>

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    December 12, 2012

    Hanukkah Face-Off: Sephardic Dish #5

    Begin the Tajine! Hanukkah is a time for enjoying Jewish culinary traditions with family and friends, and to that end we present a daily competition between Ashkenazi and Sephardic food, going up around sunset on the first seven days of Hanukkah - and presenting a wrap-up as the sun goes down on th ... More >>

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    December 11, 2012

    Hanukkah Face-Off: Sephardic Dish #4

    Is that just a newfangled matzo? Hanukkah is a time for enjoying Jewish culinary traditions with family and friends, and to that end we present a daily competition between Ashkenazi and Sephardic food, going up around sunset on the first seven days of Hanukkah - and presenting a wrap-up as the sun ... More >>

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    December 11, 2012

    Hanukkah Face-Off: Ashkenazi Dish #4

    Hanukkah is a time for enjoying Jewish culinary traditions with family and friends, and to that end we present a daily competition between Ashkenazi and Sephardic food, going up around sunset on the first seven days of Hanukkah - and presenting a wrap-up as the sun goes down on the eighth day. Whose ... More >>

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    December 10, 2012

    Hanukkah Face-Off: Sephardic Dish #3

    Sephardic Jews are responsible for one of the world's greatest appetizers: fried baby artichokes. Hanukkah is a time for enjoying Jewish culinary traditions with family and friends, and to that end we present a daily competition between Ashkenazi and Sephardic food, going up around sunset on the f ... More >>

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    December 10, 2012

    Hanukkah Face-Off: Ashkenazi Dish #3

    Hanukkah is a time for enjoying Jewish culinary traditions with family and friends, and to that end we present a daily competition between Ashkenazi and Sephardic food, going up around sunset on the first seven days of Hanukkah - and presenting a wrap-up as the sun goes down on the eighth day. Whose ... More >>

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    December 9, 2012

    Hanukkah Face-Off: Ashkenazi Dish #2

    Hanukkah is a time for enjoying Jewish culinary traditions with family and friends, and to that end we present a daily competition between Ashkenazi and Sephardic food, going up around sunset on the first seven days of Hanukkah - and presenting a wrap-up as the sun goes down on the eighth day. Whose ... More >>

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    December 9, 2012

    Hanukkah Face-Off: Sephardic Dish #2

    Aash rechte is a hearty winter soup of the Persian Jews Hanukkah is a time for enjoying Jewish culinary traditions with family and friends, and to that end we present a daily competition between Ashkenazi and Sephardic food, going up around sunset on the first seven days of Hanukkah - and presenti ... More >>

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    December 8, 2012

    Hanukkah Face-Off: Ashkenazi Dish #1

    Hanukkah is a time for enjoying Jewish culinary traditions with family and friends, and to that end we present a daily competition between Ashkenazi and Sephardic food, going up around sunset on the first seven days of Hanukkah - and presenting a wrap-up as the sun goes down on the eighth day. Whose ... More >>

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    December 8, 2012

    Hanukkah Face-Off: Sephardic Dish #1

    A sumptuous selection of the cold salads and dips known to North African Jews as kemia Hanukkah is a time for enjoying Jewish culinary traditions with family and friends, and to that end we present a daily competition between Ashkenazi and Sephardic food, going up around sunset on the first seven ... More >>

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    December 6, 2012

    Watch a Clip of the Sweet Love Story Behind an Arizona Deli

    It's nearly Hanukkah and Jewish food is really having a moment. Yesterday, Grub Street posted this trailer for Deli Man, a documentary about the historic, giant menu joints featuring footage of Larry King, Jerry Stiller, and many slices of pastrami. Sadly, it appears that family-owned delis from aro ... More >>

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    December 5, 2012

    DREIDEL ROCK

    Eight holy nights 
of Yo la Tengo

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    November 13, 2012

    A Chanukah Carol Is Jewbilant--And Back

    Jackie Hoffman is bringing back her hilarious A Chanukah Carol in which the famed kvetchaholic rethinks her life after being visited by Ghosts of Chanuah Past, Present, and Future, and Molly Picon. As a Dickens musical, this will made Edwin Drool while putting a cocktail Oliver in your Manischewitz ... More >>

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    December 28, 2011

    Live: Yo La Tengo Light The Menorah At Maxwell's One More Time

    Lee Ranaldo & Steve Shelley w/Yo La Tengo, "Mote" Yo La Tengo: Hanukkah Shows Maxwell's December 20-27 Better than: Christmas. Hanukkah doesn't technically end until sundown Wednesday, but Yo La Tengo unplugged their electric menorah at Maxwell's last night, just after a post-midnight sign-of ... More >>

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    December 28, 2011

    Where Am I Eating?

    While the present-giving of Christmas and Hanukkah might be over, the real fun is just about to begin here at Fork in the Road. I've got a rad cookbook to give away to the winner of this week's Where Am I Eating?, our weekly restaurant photo guessing game. To play, simply look at the photo below and ... More >>

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    December 21, 2011

    FESTIVAL OF LAUGHS

    On the fifth night of Hanukkah . . .

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    December 14, 2011

    OY VEY!

    Dreidel masters battle it out for gelt

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    December 14, 2011
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    December 7, 2011

    WACKY CHANUKAH

    Grab a cheesy winter sweater and your best fishnet stockings

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    November 23, 2011
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    November 22, 2011

    'Christmas Quality, Hanukkah Pricing' Billboard Echoes The Simpsons

    Stuart Elliot, ad reporter and blogger for the New York Times, earlier today tweeted that WodkaVodka had put up a billboard on the West Side Highway touting its "Christmas quality" at, ahem, "Hanukkah prices." Along with the tagline, there's a small dog, quite possibly a Chihuahua, in a Santa hat (r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2010

    Paul McCartney Sings About Scrambled Eggs and Tofu Wings with Jimmy Fallon

    It's the Friday two weeks before Christmas and two weeks after Thanksgiving (and the day after the end of Hanukkah). You're probably fasting before the onslaught of holiday parties begins or still trying to work off a fortnight of turkey sandwiches and leftover pumpkin pie. In any case, we figure ... More >>

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    December 9, 2010

    Make Nikki Cascone's Sweet Potato Latkes with Lime Crème Fraiche, from Octavia's Porch

    Sam HorineSweet Potato Latkes​It's the last day of Hanukkah, but that doesn't mean it's the last day to enjoy satisfying snacks like potato latkes. There really is no season for these savory potato pancakes. Nikki Cascone, who just opened her new "global Jewish" restaurant, Octavia's Porch, sh ... More >>

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    December 7, 2010

    Julian Medina On Why He Loves Jewish Cooking and How to Have a Mexican Hanukkah

    Julian Medina makes a mean latke​ These last nights of Hanukkah call for interviewing a chef who celebrates the Festival of Lights. So we rang up Julian Medina, chef of Toloache and Yerba Buena, to learn which side of the dreidel he was on: latke or sufganiyot.

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    December 6, 2010

    Walmart Sends the Jews Glad Chanukah Tidings

    Origin uncertain/Facebook​ Hey, at least they spelled 'Chanukah' correctly. Have a tip or restaurant-related news? Send it to fork@villagevoice.com.

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    December 1, 2010

    Moshe Kosher Bakery Now Stocked with Sufganiyot

    Moshe's Miracles​ Hanukkah (which begins tonight) is a pretty rad holiday when it comes to eating because all the traditional foods are fried, symbolizing the miracle of the temple oil lasting for eight nights. Latkes get all the love, but sufganiyot (or jelly doughnuts in layman's terms) des ... More >>

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    December 1, 2010

    Americans Are Ordering Healthier Foods, While Guilt-Ridden New Yorkers Are Eating a Ton of Salad

    worldcommunitycookbook.comAtone.​ Last week's gluttony notwithstanding, it seems that Americans have spent the past year making more health-conscious choices at restaurants.

  • Voice Choices

    December 1, 2010

    GOING FOR GELT

    Spin to win a year’s supply of chocolate

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    November 29, 2010

    Taïm Mobile Will Probably Hit Midtown Tomorrow

    Taï's superb sabich.​At long last, and just in time for Hanukkah, Taïm Mobile will hit the road tomorrow. According to the truck's Twitter feed, it's "hoping to be out 2morrow" following an "exciting soft-opening over the weekend." And like every other four-wheeled food venture, it w ... More >>

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    November 17, 2010

    ROCKIN’ HANUKKAH

    Eight nights of gifts from Yo La Tengo

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    December 22, 2009

    FESTIVAL OF MUSICAL DELIGHTS

    A post-Chanukah bowling bash

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    December 22, 2009

    Chanukah Everlasting

    Doesn’t everyone’s menorah have 12 candles?

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    December 1, 2009

    THE CHOSEN COMEDIANS

    A totally dreidel-free Jewish holiday show

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    November 24, 2009
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    December 10, 2008

    HANUKKAH IN HOBOKEN

    Light the Menorah with Yo La Tengo

  • Music

    December 4, 2007

    Menorah Report

    A Hanukkah fete with Yo La Tengo, the only band worth trudging all the way to Hoboken for

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    September 25, 2007
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    November 30, 2004
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    December 16, 2003
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    November 25, 2003
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