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Valero – a fun Jerusalem kosher dining experience

Valero – a fun Jerusalem kosher dining experience

The Jerusalem shuk area may offer predominantly street-food restaurants, but there are a few more formal restaurants which offer fine/fun dining, including Valero. The restaurant on the corner of Agripas and Beit Yaakov opened a few years ago and the owners invited me to try a new menu. I have been to Valero a few [...]

Debbest Dishes August 2019

Debbest Dishes August 2019

The Jerusalem Food Truck Festival and a BBQ pop-up were two Israel foodie highlights for August. I also spent a few days in Lisbon, but I will write a separate post about all the delicious food we demolished there. In no particular order, here are my best dishes for August: Veal Fillet @Valero (Kosher), Jerusalem [...]

Israel Foodie Roundup August 2019

Israel Foodie Roundup August 2019

The summer may officially be over for many, but for those who live in Israel, we still have a few more months to enjoy.  This month sees the opening of a number of new street-food restaurants, as well as the opening of a new restaurant on the roof of Dizengoff Center. KOSHER  Kababasta is a [...]

Top Ten Winery Visits in Northern Israel

Top Ten Winery Visits in Northern Israel

This post is the second in a series of posts about wineries around Israel. The first post was Top Ten Jerusalem Area Winery Visits. When deciding which wineries to include, I consider the overall experience, the setting of the winery, the knowledge and friendliness of staff/hosts and the food served. Here are some of my [...]

Best Things to do in Haifa – We Are Travel Girls

Best Things to do in Haifa – We Are Travel Girls

As someone who loves traveling both in Israel and around the world, I was very excited when I discovered We Are Travel Girls, a global travel community for female travelers. The content is contributed by women from all over the world, making it a great resource for female travel tips, advice and stories. As much [...]

Debbest Dishes July 2019

Debbest Dishes July 2019

This month was filled with visits from both family and friends, including a mini staycation in Tel Aviv, so I was able to revisit some old favorites and try some new places. In no particular order, here are my best dishes for July: Tartufo Pizza @Madeleine (Kosher), Modi'in - if you are looking for a [...]

Israel Foodie Roundup July 2019

Israel Foodie Roundup July 2019

July is a quiet month for new restaurant openings, but that does not mean there isn’t any news. David and Yossef group have opened Pita Montana in the Namal Tel Aviv and Rotisserie Chicken Club has replaced Kukuriku in Sarona Market. The Jerusalem food truck festival, AutoOchel, is still going until the end of August, [...]