5. Great Balls of Goodness
Last week, a few hours after I sent you the Bulletin, I walked into Balaboosta, a new restaurant on Hudson Street in NYC. It is not really new - but a new location for the old one that lived on Lafayette, closed for a while and reopened in The West Village. It was excellent.
On Tuesday, Google doodle featured an animated falafel (claimed by several Middle Eastern cuisines as their own) to prove that the bored or inspired (or both) techies have a future. Who knew June is "peak chickpea growing season"? I sure didn't. Motivated by the doodle
, Jewish Journal
provided us with insight on the history and controversy around falafel
. The scientists too weighed in with the endangered chickpea and falafel made from bugs
. (I kid you not. Yuck.) And for those who find NYC a place too far for a dinner plan, perhaps try Simcha in Sharon, the booming Israeli restaurant that started as a falafel truck