Israel Foodie Roundup – December 2018

Israel Foodie Roundup – December 2018

At the beginning of the year, there seemed to be a trend of non-kosher restaurants becoming kosher, but it seems that in certain areas, the trend is now going the other way. Maybe it is just temporary or it all even’s out in the end. KOSHER  Lovers of Mexican food seem to be very excited [...]

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Reubens, London – so much more than just a sandwich

Reubens, London – so much more than just a sandwich

For most Americans, the name Reuben is synonymous with an American grilled sandwich made of corned beef, Swiss cheese, sauerkraut, and Russian dressing, grilled between slices of rye bread. Kosher Jews adapted the sandwich and eat it without the cheese. Reubens Restaurant & Deli in London is famous for their salt beef (English for corned beef) sandwich, [...]

02 Upbeat Jerusalem Cuisine at the Inbal Hotel

02 Upbeat Jerusalem Cuisine at the Inbal Hotel

I hope you will indulge me with a short trip down memory lane before we get to the good stuff about the food! Even though I only moved to Israel in 2008, I was very fortunate to spend numerous family vacations here and the majority of those were in Jerusalem, staying at the Inbal Hotel (formerly the Laromme). [...]

The Dos and Don’ts of Negative Restaurant Reviews on Social Media

The Dos and Don’ts of Negative Restaurant Reviews on Social Media

I thought it would be helpful to clarify an issue that seems to come up regularly regarding posting negative restaurant reviews on social media. As the admin for a Facebook restaurant review group of over 4000 people, I have done some research on this issue. Is it permissible to give negative feedback about a restaurant [...]

Wondrous Treats at Waffle Factory

Wondrous Treats at Waffle Factory

Who better to help me review Waffle Factory in Cinema City than my niece and nephew, who are both pretty adventurous eaters and discerning customers? Before we could even look at the rest of the menu, their big eyes were immediately drawn to the “Create Your Own Milkshake” (NIS 38) section of the menu. He went [...]

13 Israeli Restaurants Rank in the Top 1,000 in the World

13 Israeli Restaurants Rank in the Top 1,000 in the World

Unlike many other restaurant rankings, La Liste is based on the compilation of hundreds of guidebooks and millions of online reviews and offers the 1000 best global restaurant selection handpicked by food critics and expert guides. Each restaurant is given a score out of 100 and for 2019, 13 Israeli restaurants appear in the rankings. [...]