2018 Israel Foodie News Highlights

2018 Israel Foodie News Highlights

I started writing my monthly Israeli Foodie Roundups over a year ago, so I thought it would be nice to do a review of restaurant news for the whole of 2018. There are a few trends that have emerged: It is all about street food and some of Israel's best chefs have got in on the deal [...]

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Scala Offers Authentic Jerusalem Food in a Hotel Surrounding

Scala Offers Authentic Jerusalem Food in a Hotel Surrounding

The Scala restaurant in The David Citadel Hotel recently re-opened, having been closed for the last two years. The restaurant is off the hotel lounge, on the fourth floor of the hotel and the décor is similar to the overall style of the hotel. The previous restaurant was a fine-dining concept but the new restaurant serves [...]

Israel Foodie Roundup – January 2018

Israel Foodie Roundup – January 2018

January has been a pretty wet and miserable month, which often prompts people to stay at home in the warmth, rather than eating out, but there are some exciting developments in the Israeli culinary scene this month. JERUSALEM Scala (Kosher) at The David Citadel Hotel has re-opened after many years of closure.  The original restaurant was [...]

Succot in the Holy City 2017

Succot in the Holy City 2017

Even if you have your own Succah at home, it is always fun to experience eating in a restaurant Succah, especially in Jerusalem where some restaurants make a huge effort to decorate their Succah. There is no question that Kikar Hamusica is a wonderful addition to the Jerusalem restaurant scene and with a choice of [...]