Shaking it up in the shuk

Machneyuda has invigorated the culinary scene in the area around the Jerusalem market.   There is a difference between reviewing a new or updated restaurant and visiting an old favorite, and Machneyuda definitely fits into the second category. The menu changes daily but the style, ambience and essence stay the same. As one of the [...]

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Gourmet meat at Jacko’s Street

There’s a trendy new kosher bistro in the midst of Jerusalem’s shuk. There is no question that the nightlife in and around Mahaneh Yehuda has changed dramatically in the past year, but until recently there were no high-end meat restaurants. Jacko’s Street, tucked away on a side street off Agrippas, offers an eclectic, vibrant kosher [...]

Pesach friendly Nightlife

For the many singles that live in the Holy City and the numerous tourists who descend on it over Pesach, it is perhaps more important to know where they can have a “kosher” drink over Pesach than where they can eat. Anyone who has read my previous blog posts knows that in the past my [...]

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 [...]