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

  • Samuel Sheinbein is one hot potato latke.
  • 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.
  • Throw in the economic collapse of Ukraine after Soviet disintegration, and this little latke climbed from hell frozen over to the Olympic gold-medal platform in a rags-to-riches .
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  • 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 ...
    Aug. 29, 2013 - New York Magazine

  • Rod Blagojevich in Jewish Telegraphic Agency
    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."
  • Michael Chabon in
    A uniformed cop is called a latke ("because their hats are latke-shaped," says Chabon).
  • Beck in Arizona Republic
    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...

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