Jerusalem Wine Festival 2019 – Debbest Review

Jerusalem Wine Festival 2019 – Debbest Review

The Jerusalem Wine Festival at the Israel Museum is one of my favorite events of the year. I always try to go on the first night as it is normally the quieter and some wineries will open their more interesting wines. Overall there were fewer stands this year but that actually gave more room for [...]

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OpenRestaurants 2018 – Dissect and Debrief

OpenRestaurants 2018 – Dissect and Debrief

The annual OpenRestaurants festival is over for another year and here are some of my personal highlights from the events I attended. Israel Aquarium | An Ocean of Flavor The festival launched with an event at the Israel Aquarium featuring dessert creations by Kadosh and students from Dan Gourmet cooking school. The food stands were [...]

Jerusalem Foodie Festival of the Year – Open Restaurants 2018

Jerusalem Foodie Festival of the Year – Open Restaurants 2018

The annual Open Restaurants festival is, without doubt, a highlight for Jerusalem based foodies and often attracts visitors from all over the country. The festival takes place 13-17 November 2018 and includes tours, cookery demonstrations and tastings for all the family. Prices for the events range from NIS 30-300 per person, but there are a number [...]

Round Tables Culinary Festival – November 2018

Round Tables Culinary Festival – November 2018

Round Tables Culinary Festival 2018 will take place 9-23 November and this year is a special Female Edition where all the visiting chefs are female. For those not familiar with the festival, an Israel restaurant hosts a chef from a Michelin star restaurant and together they create a set menu for the duration of the [...]

Round Tables Culinary Festival – November 2017

Round Tables Culinary Festival – November 2017

Israel might not have its own Michelin restaurants but the American Express Round Tables Festival brings a taste of Michelin to Israel for the third time.  A total of 60 chefs and restaurateurs from 14 restaurants worldwide will once again take part in the international culinary festival. Each international restaurant pairs with a leading Israeli [...]