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 [...]
As the street food phenomenon has spread, new places have opened all over Israel but some of the best are in the Jerusalem shuk where you can now find a wide variety of interesting street food offerings including traditional dishes all over the world.
The most exciting culinary festival of the year returns to Jerusalem, 14-18 November 2017.
As well as information about openings and closings, I have also included reviews of some newish places I have visited recently. There are also some great food and wine events coming up this month so make sure you read to the end. JERUSALEM Pergamon Restaurant – a new vegetarian restaurant on Horkanos in Jerusalem. The [...]
Although I am not a tour guide, I love showing visiting friends and family around the shuk area and sharing all its hidden treats. The following is a list of my top things to eat in and around Shuk Machane Yehuda. It is too hard to list it in order of favorite, so instead, I [...]
People are always asking me for my top ten favorites and I do believe there is no definitive list as it depends on the occasion, age, style of food and of course, most importantly, personal taste. Having said that I do like lists so why not write my own! This list is based purely on [...]
Before I lived next to Shuk Machane Yehuda, I used to occasionally buy some specialty foods there but the rest was pretty much a mystery to me. Having spent the last four years shopping regularly in the shuk, I have come to learn the ins and outs of where to shop for the best produce. [...]