An Old Question for a New Column: Old World vs New World Wine

Written by Gamliel Kronemer on . Posted in Food/Dining

Time was, that if you wanted good wine it was going to come from Europe, where wine has been continuously produced for millennia. However, in the last fifty years, the rest of the world has been rapidly catching up with the ”Old World” of wine, and today California, Australia, Argentina, Israel and other “new-world” wine regions produce wines that are arguably as good as wines from their Old World counterparts.

Score One for Kosher

Written by BY: Chaiky Backman on . Posted in Food/Dining

COLLEGE PARK (MD) ––– Enter Xfinity Center, go up three floors, and keep walking until you reach Stand 16.

Or you can go straight to Gate E, show them your ticket, and just make a left.

Either way, before the final buzzer, make sure you end up in front of Testudo’s Kosher Korner, the only kosher concession stand in University of Maryland’s athletics facilities.

Scotch vs Bourbon: A Spirited Debate

Written by By Joshua E. London on . Posted in Food/Dining

Is Scotch whisky or bourbon whiskey the better tipple? This is one of the great and enduring debates of the kiddush club cognoscenti. American Jews throughout the greater Washington area and beyond have debated this weighty question in our collective search for an adult beverage to help us celebrate and unwind.

For anyone not in the know, here are some relevant facts. Scotch and bourbon are both types of whisky, or a spirit distilled from grain alcohol that has been aged in oak barrels. Scotch is imported from Scotland, while bourbon is American made.