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The Israeli behind Boston’s beloved Tatte Bakery & Café

The Israeli behind Boston’s beloved Tatte Bakery & Café

Film producer Tzurit Or turned her childhood passion for baking into a successful string of eateries offering Israeli- and American-style cuisine. Tzurit Or presides over an empire in the Boston area. But this empress wears a chef’s toque rather than a crown and she’d rather be draped in yeast dough than diamonds. With the eighth […]

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11 weird and wonderful Israeli ice cream flavors

11 weird and wonderful Israeli ice cream flavors

Bamba, arak, watermelon and Bulgarian cheese, labane and zaatar – this summer’s ice creams are coming in some very surprising flavors! Everyone knows that pedestrian ice cream and gelato flavors are passé in 2018. At a time when “local” and “seasonal” are the buzzwords, we’re totally in love with the new uniquely Israeli flavors showing […]

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For the love of the cheese

For the love of the cheese

Israel’s growing band of boutique cheese makers admit they aren’t in it for the money. In the run up to Shavuot, we take a look at how this new industry is blossoming across the country. From the front porch of a small tzimmer (bed-and-breakfast) on Naot Goat Farm, the unique desert view nearly smacks you in the face. […]

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13 of the best steakhouses and barbecue joints in Israel

13 of the best steakhouses and barbecue joints in Israel

Ready to sink your teeth into a truly spectacular piece of meat? The indescribable goodness of lusciously tender, smoked and flavorfully charred barbecue, or of a properly smoked high-quality aged steak, is well appreciated by Israelis. Here are the really good places to get that quality of meat, run with care by cattle ranchers, grill […]

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