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  • Kosher Sonoran Hot Dogs with Chef Drew

    Posted by Andrea Glazer on July 07, 2020 | Share

    Written by Drew Brown, Director of Food Service at the J Sonoran Dogs are classic Mexican street food. I found out about this hot dog when I visited Austin, Texas. There were vendors on every street who had set up small grills and assembled the dogs with amazing speed and dexterity. Each vendor had their…

  • Grilled Ponzu Chicken Sandwiches with Chef Drew

    Posted by Karli Wood on July 03, 2020 | Share

    Written by Drew Brown, Director of Food Service at the J I like to cook breakfast or lunch for my staff about 1 - 2 times a month. It gives them the opportunity to have someone serve them for a change, and it allows me to personally express my gratitude for their hard work and…

  • Shawarma Burgers with Chef Drew

    Posted by Karli Wood on June 23, 2020 | Share

    Written by Drew Brown, Director of Food Service at the J Occasionally the culinary staff here at the J holds impromptu culinary competitions. Like most creative professions; we are passionate, proud, and competitive about the work we do. I encourage that competitive spirit in my staff because we often come up with remarkably good dishes…

  • Shoulder Health with Jay Corwell

    Posted by Karli Wood on May 08, 2020 | Share

    So, my left shoulder is a hot mess right now. I have pain when I abduct and externally rotate my left arm. It is miserable. The pain was so severe that I decided to have an MRI done to assess the damage. Thankfully, the MRI revealed that I didn’t have a tear but moderate rotator…

  • Banana Bread The J Cafe Way

    Posted by Mayerson JCC on May 05, 2020 | Share

    Ingredients: 1 cup oil                                                                   2 cups sugar                                                                        2 eggs                                                                                    6 tablespoons water                                                                       2 tablespoons vinegar                                                                     1 teaspoon vanilla extract                                                        3-4 over-ripe bananas (mashed)                                               3 cups flour                                                             2 teaspoons baking soda                                                             ¼ teaspoon salt Directions: In a large mixing bowl: mix the oil & sugar. Then add eggs and mix thoroughly. In a separate bowl mix…