n Friday evening at Moishe House in Costa Mesa, one of the customs of the first night of Rosh Hashana – the Jewish New Year that began at sunset Sunday – played out a bit early.
The house’s residents – Parker Weinthal, Jennifer Saar and Jeremy Guzik – gathered with several friends for Shabbat dinner, a traditional Friday night affair but with a not-so-traditional approach: blind food tasting.