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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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The 9 best places for coffee and cake in Jerusalem

The 9 best places for coffee and cake in Jerusalem

Check out our top café picks in Israel’s capital. Posh, hip, historical or socially inclusive, you’ll have plenty of options to choose from. Israelis like their coffee a particular way. So particular, in fact, that even coffee giant Starbucks failed to get it right and had to close up shop after a brief run in […]

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Tel Aviv’s most unlikely nightlife hot spot

Tel Aviv’s most unlikely nightlife hot spot

One of Tel Aviv’s hippest nightlife spots has evolved in the shadows of the Great Synagogue, mixing divine and delicious in the most Israeli of ways. In true Tel Avivian style, the city’s Great Synagogue is not only a place of worship but also the nucleus of one of the hippest nightlife areas around. The […]

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11 places to grab great Israeli food in the desert

11 places to grab great Israeli food in the desert

No, it’s not a mirage: Israel’s desert regions boast restaurants offering a range from made-on-premises dairy to Moroccan classics to smoked meats. Traveling along in the Israeli desert you might think that coming across a good restaurant could be a mirage, but then you’d be dismissing the Israeli spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship. Actually, there […]

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