Debbest Dishes – December 2018

Debbest Dishes – December 2018

Luckily for me, it has been a busy month and I had plenty of great meals to choose from for this list. Some repeat visits to old favorites and a few new ones as well. A great way to end 2018. Fish Bowl @Sushiya (Kosher), Jerusalem – every time I eat at Sushiya, it reminds [...]

Jerusalem Foodie Festival of the Year – Open Restaurants 2018

Jerusalem Foodie Festival of the Year – Open Restaurants 2018

The annual Open Restaurants festival is, without doubt, a highlight for Jerusalem based foodies and often attracts visitors from all over the country. The festival takes place 13-17 November 2018 and includes tours, cookery demonstrations and tastings for all the family. Prices for the events range from NIS 30-300 per person, but there are a number [...]

Debbest Dishes – July 2018

Debbest Dishes – July 2018

It has been a year since I started writing my monthly roundup of Israeli foodie news which is focused on opening and closings, but sometimes I revisit an old favorite or try a new dish and want to share the joy. So my new project is Debbest Dishes, featuring the best dishes from the past [...]

Succot in the Holy City 2017

Succot in the Holy City 2017

Even if you have your own Succah at home, it is always fun to experience eating in a restaurant Succah, especially in Jerusalem where some restaurants make a huge effort to decorate their Succah. There is no question that Kikar Hamusica is a wonderful addition to the Jerusalem restaurant scene and with a choice of [...]

The Best Jerusalem Pick Up Bars – Take Two

Of all the information on this blog, the most read post by a long way is one I wrote in 2011 about The Best Jerusalem Pick Up Bars (mostly via the search term 'pick up girls jerusalem').  Since two of the bars mentioned have now closed, I decided it was about time that I wrote a [...]

Pesach Jerusalem 2017

I first started this blog because friends coming to Israel for Pesach would ask me where to eat and I thought it was easier to write one post, than repeat the same thing to everyone.  Since then, my Pesach posts have been some of my most popular so I hope this one is helpful too. [...]

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 [...]