How Portland Chefs and Restaurant Owners Celebrate Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, is a time for celebration, reflection about the previous year, and intention setting for the year ahead. Families gather to eat apples dipped in honey — signifying a sweet new year — and blow the shofar, a musical horn typically made from a ram’s horn. Although Portland’s Jewish food scene is not as robust as cities like Chicago and New York City, dishes traditionally eaten on Rosh Hashanah, like tzimmes, loaves of round challah, and honey cake, can still be found around town. Eater Portland talked to Portland chefs and restaurant owners about their Rosh Hashanah traditions, including the dishes they make and

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