A Unique Friday Brunch Overlooking the Jerusalem Forest

A Unique Friday Brunch Overlooking the Jerusalem Forest

Much as I love having brunch in a nice café or hotel, Friday brunch at Atalya in Ein Kerem takes things to a whole new level. Atalya Ein Mor hosts her unique Friday brunch from her family home, high up on the hills of Ein Kerem, with breathtaking views of the Judean Hills, the Beit [...]

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 [...]

Venturing out of the Holy City?

As the weather gets warmer and the days get longer, making the most of my Friday becomes that much more important.  While I love nothing more than spending the day by a pool or on the beach, it is also fun to explore this great country of ours and find some of its hidden gems.  [...]

Brunch in the holy city

One of my favorite ways to make the most of a Friday in Jerusalem is to go somewhere good for brunch.  I have a few regular haunts, but I am also trying to explore new ones.  Top of the list has to be Café Itamar in Moshav Ora (close to Hadassah Ein Kerem).  Set in [...]