A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Lenny Kohn

Nosh on ballpark food – without the ballpark

BY ELLEN FUTTERMAN, EDITOR September 4, 2020

In a typical year, many of us would head downtown to Busch Stadium for a Cardinals game. But that’s not going to happen in 2020. No crack of the bat, no roar of the crowd, no aroma of hot dogs and popcorn. Still, you can get one ballpark experience...

Rabbi Binyomin Mazer, the mashgiach at HJ’s Cafe, works in the restaurant’s kosher dairy kitchen. Photo: Eric Berger

Covenant’s cafe thrives with 2 kitchens, kosher and non-kosher

BY ERIC BERGER, ASSOCIATE EDITOR January 17, 2020

If you were to walk into HJ’s Cafe on a weekday afternoon, you might notice that the new restaurant at the Mirowitz Center in Covenant Place offers items such as a chili cheese dog as well as a kosher tuna melt.Some guests have asked Covenant Place...

Co-Chairs Jack Bizar (left) and Jordan Bernstein flank Edan Goldfarb. The Mizzou students will take part in this year’s AEPis 50th anniversary Rock-A-Thon fundraiser in Columbia April 4-6.  

New kosher eatery Café Coeur opening; AEPi rocks for charity

By Ellen Futterman, Editor March 21, 2019

Somethings to chew onIt’s official. Café Coeur, a full-service kosher restaurant, will open April 1 at 10477 Old Olive Street Road in Creve Coeur. “It’s true,” said co-owner Moshe Plotnik, adding that he’s “excited and pumped. It’s beyond...

Ice cream at Cold Stone Creamery

Creamery goes kosher, more kosher dining on the way

Ellen Futterman, Editor June 7, 2018

Kosher foodies uniteBig news in the St. Louis kosher restaurant world. A new kosher Italian-American eatery and sushi bar is slated to open in Creve Coeur after the High Holidays this fall, and on Monday, the Cold Stone Creamery in Creve Coeur received...

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