latke latke

Definition(s):

  • (n) made of grated potato and egg with a little flour

Usage(s):

  1. Samuel Sheinbein is one hot potato latke.
  2. I never leave without buying the best latke--here it's called a galette--I ever ate: grated potato, onion and cheese all sizzled and crusty.

News

  • Babka, Baby: Here’s Your Rosh Hashanah Eating Guide

    No one has to know that Nourish Kitchen + Table prepared your feast. This is that special time of the year — the first of the High Holy Days — when you feel like you should do something vaguely religious. Eating latkes counts, obviously. The Jewish New Year (September 4 to 6) rocks because it's one of the best food-centric holidays: It's basically sacrilegious not to feast on round challah ...
    on August 29, 2013     Source: New York Magazine

Quotes

  1. Signs on the restrooms referred to the "bleepin" mens' and ladies' rooms and an invitation to the bash had Blagojevich saying "This latke is a bleepin' valuable thing; you just don't give it away for nothing."
    on Dec 17, 2008 By: Rod Blagojevich Source: Jewish Telegraphic Agency

  2. A uniformed cop is called a latke ("because their hats are latke-shaped," says Chabon).
    on Jun 7, 2007 By: Michael Chabon Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. "I always remember the warm glow of the candles and a warm feeling of being surrounded by family," Beck, 58, said. "With my wife Sharon, we began a tradition of throwing a latke bash with family and friends. She makes the batter, and I'm the...
    on Dec 14, 2006 By: Beck Source: Arizona Republic

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