Top 10 Breakfasts In and Around Jerusalem

Top 10 Breakfasts In and Around Jerusalem

A traditional Israeli breakfast is varied and substantial, and something that is loved by tourists and locals alike. Breakfast/brunch happens to be one of my favorite meals, day or night, so here is a selection of my favorite brunch spots in and around Jerusalem. While hotel breakfast buffets offer the most variety, they are often [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Having a Grand time

Grand Café in Jerusalem is a cross between a French pâtisserie and a high-end New York diner. For many years I have been a groupie of chef Marcos Gershkovitch, so when I found out that he would be hosting us during the Benedict Festival at Grand Café in June, I knew we were off 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 [...]

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 [...]