a nyc kosher blog
- Joe Berger Jun 29, 2010 08:17 PM
i found this blog googling around;
not sure if there are better ones,
but i found their weekly updates
worth a revisit. obviously the
standard of kosher discussed
varies widely, so due diligence.
Thanks for the mention!
Hope you guys enjoy the site! If you have any questions please send them my way!
Koshertopia is a disaster. When the site was Kosher-NY and under the old ownership it was easy to use and always up to date. The new owners have never been able to keep the site updated. And then they decided to expand coverage outside of Manhattan so there is now even more information they don't keep up to date. Finally the new site design makes finding places even harder. And worst of all, there is no more google map. The site is a great example of how an ownership change can kill a product.
The map was the major reason I used kosher-ny, and I don't understand why koshertopia doesn't put one up also. It should be at most one afternoon's work, given that they already have all of the relevant addresses in their system. Fortunately, Shamash now has a map version; it's not quite as easy to use as the old kosher-ny one, but it'll do.