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Shabbat Dinner at the NYC Wine and Food Festival

craigcep Sep 19, 2012 12:27 PM

I doubt this is kosher, but it looks very appetizing.


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    ThePrettypoodle RE: craigcep Sep 19, 2012 12:36 PM

    It says in the description that it will NOT be kosher.

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      craigcep RE: ThePrettypoodle Sep 19, 2012 01:06 PM

      Before I sent it, I was being thrown off my computer for a network reset, so I didn't look that hard. I find it interesting how it is phrased: " Please note: dietary restrictions will strictly NOT be followed." Will they try their hardest to avoid kashrut rules (gefilte shellfish?)

      Regardless, I'm sure it'd be a delicious experience for those interested.

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        ThePrettypoodle RE: craigcep Sep 19, 2012 01:17 PM

        Gotta keep the network people happy and get off when they say too:)

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          GilaB RE: craigcep Sep 19, 2012 01:33 PM

          The menu includes sturgeon, the kosher-ness of which is controversial, but it otherwise seems to avoid non-kosher species. Not sure what 'custard cookies' are, or if they're unavoidably dairy.

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            craigcep RE: GilaB Sep 19, 2012 02:07 PM

            I think they meant to say "Not strictly be followed." The placement of the NOT changes the meaning of the sentence, and that's where it gets funny. It's all about emphasis.

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              AdinaA RE: craigcep Sep 19, 2012 02:12 PM

              Yeah, Looks to me like they were trying to be funny, and succeeded.

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                queenscook RE: craigcep Sep 19, 2012 03:52 PM

                My husband has told me that on the train, they sometimes mistakenly announce: "All doors will not open," instead of "Not all doors will open." It's good it's a mistake; otherwise the passengers would be trapped! Grammar does actually make a difference sometimes.

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