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10 of the most fabulous open-air markets in Israel

10 of the most fabulous open-air markets in Israel

The shuk –– an open-air market where stalls are filled with sumptuous and vibrant seasonal Israeli produce, spices, fresh fish, dry foodstuffs, housewares, and even trendy eateries — is the lifeline of every Israeli. Cookbooks are inspired by it, as is the healthy Israeli lifestyle. Fresh fruits and vegetables make up the base of a […]

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10 of the best seaside restaurants in Israel

10 of the best seaside restaurants in Israel

Let’s face it: Beachside restaurants aren’t always so inviting. When restaurant owners know that customers will keep on coming because of the view, they don’t always put much effort into the food. They also often charge a fortune. But not the restaurants on our list! We’ll only settle for waterfront establishments serving high-quality seafood caught […]

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Join us for a tour of Nazareth’s extraordinary street food

Join us for a tour of Nazareth’s extraordinary street food

In the Galilean city, best known for its Christian significance, a long-established and lively food culture is tempting an increasing number of culinary tourists. The Lower Galilee city of Nazareth has a magical, ancient feel with its stone structures and open-market merchants selling Armenian ceramics and Finjan coffeepots. However, in this city where Christian and […]

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14 out-of-this-world eateries in Jerusalem’s famous market

14 out-of-this-world eateries in Jerusalem’s famous market

Take this handy restaurant guide to ‘the shuk’ in downtown Jerusalem and bring along a hearty appetite. You’re in for an incredible food experience. In Jerusalem’s famed Machane Yehuda open-air market (shuk) you can buy many different foods including fresh produce, spices, tea and coffee, olive oil, cheese, fish, meat, halva, baked goods and sweets […]

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A Kosher Gem in the Heart of the United Nations

A Kosher Gem in the Heart of the United Nations

I recently was invited to the UN Plaza Grill to taste their culinary delights. They offer international cuisine created by award-winning chefs and is truly a hidden gem located in the heart of the United Nations area. Located in a beautiful, open space with floor-to-ceiling windows and spectacular décor, I sat in the dining room […]

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Israeli fusion restaurant Zahav wins James Beard award

Israeli fusion restaurant Zahav wins James Beard award

Michael Solomonov’s Philadelphia eatery garners coveted award from the foundation that has honored the chef himself several times. Zahav, chef Michael Solomonov’s famed Israeli fusion restaurant in Philadelphia, won the Outstanding Restaurant award at the 2019 James Beard Foundation Awards in Chicago on May 6. The Israeli-born restaurateur opened Zahav (Hebrew for “gold”) with partner […]

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Tel Aviv culinary platform plates up emerging chefs

Tel Aviv culinary platform plates up emerging chefs

L28 fuses Israeli innovation and a vibrant culinary scene to create a unique and delicious new experience. Is it a startup? Is it a restaurant? Is it a hub? Actually, it’s a culinary platform. L28 is a first-of-its-kind creation that’s fusing together the world of Israeli innovation and tech with its exploding culinary scene. For […]

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13 reasons you should eat like an Israeli

13 reasons you should eat like an Israeli

It’s not by chance that Israel ranks as one of the healthiest countries – we embrace the Mediterranean diet and grow the superfoods that fuel it. Hummus, tomato-cucumber salad, extra-virgin olive oil … these and other staple foods on virtually every Israeli table undoubtedly helped propel the country to #1 on a new ranking of […]

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