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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Kitniyot

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About **Kitniyot…But were afraid to ask Written by Rabbi David Russo Do I Get to Eat Kitniyot on Pesach – Why or Why not? Depends on your heritage. Traditionally, for those coming from Ashkenazi (Jews who descend from largely Central and Eastern Europe) lineage, kitniyot

Kosher for Passover Dessets

Top Seven Kosher for Passover Desserts

Top 7 Kosher for Passover Desserts (one for each night) Let’s All Eat Cake. You really can have your cake and eat it too this Passover season. Your local Costco, Jewel-Osco & Marriano’s have you covered with all the Cake and Cookies you need to forget it is Passover.  Manischewitz Fudgey Gooey Brownie Mix


Top 10 Chicago Macaroons for Passover

When you can’t choose just one, here are the top 10 Chicago macaroons for Passover.   In Chicago, Vanille has the most delicious macarons, but they ARE NOT K for P. This week, we have to rely on the trusty brands of Manishewitz, Glick’s, Haddar, and Holiday Candy to get

Matzo Madness in Chicago ChiTribe

Where to Buy Matzo in Chicago

Time to get that (Unleavened) Bread!   Where can I buy Matzo in Chicago?! Chicago is stacked with Matzo and there are so many options to choose from. Yes,  all of them will hurt your stomach, so consume with caution. Here is the short list of Chicago Matzo options at local


Where to Buy Passover Products You Need in 2019

Available Now At Grocery Stores Near You: Passover Products You Need Finding Passover food in Chicago is not easy. Eating Passover food is not easy. The Chicago Suburban groceries sell the most Passover options, but we know you are not planning on shleping to the Skokie shtetl. For those staying

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Dios Mio! Masa Madre Babka is HOT

Mexican Jewish inspired baked goods made in Pilsen by two badass Mexican women.  ChiTribe traveled to Tamar’s delicious kitchen in Pilsen to take a behind the scenes look at this amazing Jewish Mexican fusion coming out HOT from the south side. Masa Madre was founded in 2017 by Mexico City natives

Where to Eat Kosher Chinese Food in Chicago

It is December and Kosher Chinese Food is a must! You can try and make it at home but everyone knows – takeout is the way to go. There so many restaurants to eat Chinese food in Chicago, but if you are looking for kosher Chinese food in Chicago –

Where to Eat Chinese Food on Christmas in Chicago ChiTribe

Where to Eat Chinese Food on Christmas in Chicago

Everyone knows that on Christmas there are only a few things for Jews to do: Go to your friends house and watch them open presents under their tree Have brunch with your family who celebrates Christmas – maybe get some presents?? Eat Chinese food and go to the Movies No

8 Nights for Chanukah Donuts in Chicago chitribe

8 Nights for Chanukah Donuts in Chicago

Do you ever wonder why it is a tradition to eat sufganiyot (donuts filled with jelly/jelly donuts) for Hanukkah? Many Jews eat fried foods to celebrate the miracle of the one-day oil supply lasting for 8 full nights. You can continue to commemorate this marvel by eating donuts every night