Lux Haifa – Traditional Local Arabic Food with a Modern Twist

Lux Haifa – Traditional Local Arabic Food with a Modern Twist

A mini-break in Haifa gave me the opportunity to try some of the wonderful local Arabic restaurants that the city has to offer. Those who are familiar with El Marsa in Akko will not be surprised that Chef Alaa Mussa has created a restaurant that combines local, seasonal and traditional Arabic food in a relaxed [...]

Eataliano dalla Costa – Italian Arabic Fusion on the shores of Haifa

Eataliano dalla Costa – Italian Arabic Fusion on the shores of Haifa

Anyone who watched the first season of Game of Chefs in 2014 will remember Chef Hmodi Okala. He may not have won the show but he definitely won the hearts of viewers for being a great contestant and team player. https://www.instagram.com/p/Byai86SHqOv/ Following the success of show, Chef Hmodi followed his dream to open his own [...]

The Tastes, Smells and Sights of Wadi Nisnas

The Tastes, Smells and Sights of Wadi Nisnas

During a recent visit to Haifa, I was really excited to have the opportunity to take part in a culinary tour of Wadi Nisnas given by Sharon Shteinbock of Haifa Shuk & Cook. Sharon grew up in Haifa so knows a lot about the history of the city, but having spent a number of years [...]

Debbest Dishes October 2019

Debbest Dishes October 2019

October was a busy month which included a spa day at Cramim, trips to the Galil, Haifa and Nazareth, and ended with a fabulous Israeli meal at a kosher restaurant in London. If you want to receive updates as they happen, please follow me on instagram and subscribe to my newsletter. In chronological order, here are [...]

Two Nights in Haifa

Two Nights in Haifa

Last year, I had the pleasure of spending a few nights in the northern city of Haifa. Although I have written posts reviewing the hotel and restaurants, I thought it would be helpful to combine it all into one post as a guide of things to do during a short visit to Haifa. As soon [...]

Hotel Review: A charming oasis in the heart of Haifa

Hotel Review: A charming oasis in the heart of Haifa

Nestled in the heart of Haifa, in a protected historic building, sits the Bay Club Hotel, part of the ever-expanding Atlas chain. The impressive building, which was originally a family home at the time of the Ottoman Empire and later housed the British Mandate police, is now a 52 room boutique hotel. The hotel has [...]

Israel Foodie Roundup – March 2018

Israel Foodie Roundup – March 2018

Out with the old and in with the new. While it is sad that some of my all-time favorites have recently closed, Roberg on Moshav Livnim and Café de Paris in Jerusalem, there are also some exciting new openings.  The trend for places becoming kosher continues. Wishing everyone חג פסח שמח Kosher The biggest news [...]