January 2016 archive

Once Upon A Paper

Genu and Elena Berlo help couples and families celebrate weddings, anniversaries and celebrations in style. They started Once Upon a Paper in 2007 after ten years working in various architectural firms in New York, including the world-renowned Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill. Genu is from Bucharest, and Elena was born and raised in Constanta by the Black…

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Hot Bread Kitchen

I first discovered Hot Bread Kitchen at the Union Square Farmer’s Market in New York many years ago. The breads were beautiful and unlike any I had ever seen. The challah hot dog buns and warm, flaky Moroccan M’Smen flatbread caught my eye immediately. I ate the delicious flatbread right away and bought ½ dozen…

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Mexico City

Happy New Year! I’m taking a little break from my usual blog posting about Jewish life and style to share some of our photos and highlights of our recent Mexico City trip. We all had such a great time and were surprised by how much we loved this city. (The New York Times just selected Mexico City…

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