Open on Shabbat – Eating in Jerusalem on Friday Night and Saturday

Open on Shabbat – Eating in Jerusalem on Friday Night and Saturday

Much as this blog is a creative outlet for me, I also try to provide local information that is not easily available. Sometimes I am surprised by the popularity of certain posts versus others, but I always knew that there was a severe lack of information online about non-kosher restaurants in Jerusalem and restaurants open [...]

Top 10 Non-Kosher Restaurants in Jerusalem

Top 10 Non-Kosher Restaurants in Jerusalem

Whether you are a tourist or local looking for good restaurants in Jerusalem, there are some wonderful options for those who are not limited to kosher food and can explore the non-kosher culinary scene. If you want to receive real-time updates, don’t forget to follow me on Instagram and subscribe to my newsletter to receive updates by email. Machneyuda [...]

Creative Food in a Classic Surrounding

Creative Food in a Classic Surrounding

The minute you walk through the doorway of The Jerusalem Artists House and enter the Mona restaurant, the beauty of the historical building sets the tone for the experience to come. Some restaurants rely too heavily on a beautiful setting and do not deliver the full dining experience with the food and service. Luckily for [...]

Shabbat in Jerusalem – Cafés and Diners

Shabbat in Jerusalem – Cafés and Diners

It is a myth that there are not great places open to eat on Saturday / Shabbat in Jerusalem, you just have to know where to find them.  The order of this list is based purely on my personal preference and is by no means all-inclusive but I would happy to hear your feedback. Click [...]

Café 65 offers a relaxing business lunch in a tranquil setting

Café 65 offers a relaxing business lunch in a tranquil setting

Business lunches are a great way to try high-end restaurants at a reduced price and are also a good opportunity for a working lunch. I have tried business lunches in a number of places in Tel Aviv, so I was excited to see how the lunch at Café 65 compared. Café 65 is situated in [...]

Shabbat in Jerusalem – Fast Food

Shabbat in Jerusalem – Fast Food

Where to eat in Jerusalem on Saturday/Shabbat is a commonly asked question, especially for first-time visitors.  Even though most of the city closes down on Friday afternoon, there are still plenty of good places to eat all over Jerusalem, you just have to know where they are.  I have decided to split the recommendations into [...]

Authentic Thai food in Downtown Haifa

Authentic Thai food in Downtown Haifa

There are two things that most young Israelis love – eating good food and traveling through Thailand, so I have always been surprised at the lack of authentic Thai food in Israel. Luckily for those living in Haifa, Chang Ba is the real deal, no doubt thanks to its Thai sous-chef, Dam. Chef Idan Lifshitz [...]