Liz Alpern

Liz Alpern is the co-owner of The Gefilteria and co-author of The Gefilte Manifesto: New Recipes for Old World Jewish Foods (Flatiron Books). Based in Brooklyn, Liz travels around the globe cooking, teaching and producing her national fundraising party, Queer Soup Night. Alpern holds an MBA from Baruch College and is a faculty member in the Culinary Entrepreneurship Program at the International Culinary Center in NYC. She is a consultant for national food justice organization, Fair Food Network. She has been featured in Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list for food and wine and was named one of the Forward 50 for 2016.


Articles by Liz Alpern

The Best Jewish Food in Toronto

Honey boiled bagels, old school delis, and modern Israeli cuisine too.

Putting Jewish Food on the Map

Welcome to The Official Guide to Jewish Eats, a Nosher + Gefilteria collaboration.   These guides are carefully curated to connect ...

The Best Jewish Food in Philadelphia

Bagels, pretzels, upscale Israeli food, and so much more.

The Best Jewish Food in Chicago

Old school delis, an expanding Israeli restaurant scene, and the best kosher sausage too.

The Best Jewish Food in Atlanta

Bagels, pastrami, falafel, and more, all served with some classic Southern charm.

The Best Jewish Food in Buenos Aires

The best alfajores, pastrami sandwiches, and kosher steak in Buenos Aires.

The Best Jewish Food in Los Angeles

Pastrami, Persian cuisine, and just about everything delicious in between.

The Best Jewish Food in Boston

The best bagels, pastrami, hummus and sweets to nosh in Beantown.

The Best Jewish Food in San Francisco

A cultivated list of classic and innovative eats in collaboration with The Gefilteria.

The Best Jewish Food in Detroit

A cultivated list of classic and innovative eats in collaboration with The Gefilteria.