Pesach Jerusalem 2014

One of the many wonderful things about spending Pesach in Jerusalem is the abundance of choice when it comes to eating out. Here is just a selection of some of my favorite restaurants to enjoy during chol hamoed Pesach. As always, I recommend making a reservation. There are a number of great meat places to [...]

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Angelica: A consistent dining experience

There is a popular expression: If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. Angelica was always a great restaurant, and after five years on Shatz Street, it has moved to Washington Street, opposite the Kind David Hotel. I am not always a fan of change, so I was curious to see if they had managed to [...]

A taste of Paris

Update - this restaurant has since closed. Arguably one of the most notorious locations in Jerusalem, Café de Paris sits on the corner of Ben-Maimon Street and Azza Road, a stone’s throw from the Prime Minister’s residence. The locale is part of Rehavia’s history, first as Café Moment and for the past eight years as [...]

Getting Passionate about Pesach Dining

The main reason I started this blog in the first place was because local and visiting friends were always asking for recommendations of where to eat in the Holy City, especially during the hagim, so despite being less focused on writing over the last few months, I could not let Pesach pass without a new [...]

Brunch in the Holy City – Take 2

It has been over a year since I wrote my last post on Brunch in the Holy City (here is the first one) so it is definitely time for an update.  My original post still stands true for most of the places.  I have given up on going to Café Inbal because although I love [...]

Celebrating Hag in the Holy City

Celebrating Succot in the Holy City is a unique experience; everywhere you turn you see succot hanging off the side of buildings in all shapes and sizes.  Many of the city’s kosher restaurants join in the fun making creative use of the space they have, some more successfully than others!  Anyone who has read my [...]

Succot in the Holy City

As the tourists flock to Jerusalem for the Hagim, you can see people building their Succah all over the city.  There is a huge choice of places to go and eat during Succot, but be warned that many places only have a small Succah so it is preferable to make a reservation. Here are my [...]