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Lux Haifa – Traditional Local Arabic Food with a Modern Twist

Lux Haifa – Traditional Local Arabic Food with a Modern Twist

A mini-break in Haifa gave me the opportunity to try some of the wonderful local Arabic restaurants that the city has to offer. Those who are familiar with El Marsa in Akko will not be surprised that Chef Alaa Mussa has created a restaurant that combines local, seasonal and traditional Arabic food in a relaxed [...]

Eataliano dalla Costa – Italian Arabic Fusion on the shores of Haifa

Eataliano dalla Costa – Italian Arabic Fusion on the shores of Haifa

Anyone who watched the first season of Game of Chefs in 2014 will remember Chef Hmodi Okala. He may not have won the show but he definitely won the hearts of viewers for being a great contestant and team player. https://www.instagram.com/p/Byai86SHqOv/ Following the success of show, Chef Hmodi followed his dream to open his own [...]

The Tastes, Smells and Sights of Wadi Nisnas

The Tastes, Smells and Sights of Wadi Nisnas

During a recent visit to Haifa, I was really excited to have the opportunity to take part in a culinary tour of Wadi Nisnas given by Sharon Shteinbock of Haifa Shuk & Cook. Sharon grew up in Haifa so knows a lot about the history of the city, but having spent a number of years [...]

Debbest Dishes October 2019

Debbest Dishes October 2019

October was a busy month which included a spa day at Cramim, trips to the Galil, Haifa and Nazareth, and ended with a fabulous Israeli meal at a kosher restaurant in London. If you want to receive updates as they happen, please follow me on instagram and subscribe to my newsletter. In chronological order, here are [...]

Israel Foodie Roundup – October 2019

Israel Foodie Roundup – October 2019

Since most of October was Chagim, it is not really a surprise that there is not much to report, but don’t worry, there is still some news for this month, as well as teasers on new places to look forward to. Kosher  Food Time Jerusalem (Mehadrin) is an Italian-style social cafe in conjunction with the Shekel Association, [...]

Open Restaurants 2019 – Israel’s Favorite Foodie Festival

Open Restaurants 2019 – Israel’s Favorite Foodie Festival

If you are new to Israel or have not been to any Open Restaurants events in the past, trust me that it is the most exciting foodie festival that takes place in Israel and a must for foodies all over Israel (yes even those in Tel Aviv who think nothing fun happens in Jerusalem!). This [...]

Fresh Food with a Social Cause – Food Time Jerusalem

Fresh Food with a Social Cause – Food Time Jerusalem

Food Time Jerusalem (Mehadrin) is an Italian-style social cafe in conjunction with the Shekel Association, which works to integrate people with disabilities into the labor market. The cafe is located on Yad Harutzim on the ground floor of the Shekel vocational rehabilitation building in Talpiot. Some may remember the cafe as Harutzim, but it recently [...]