Debbest Dishes – November 2018

Debbest Dishes – November 2018

Anyone that has been following my blog for some time will know that I am a massive carnivore, especially when eating in restaurants. It is not that I don't like dairy and fish, in fact, I love them, but when I am eating in a nice restaurant, there are a few reasons why I typically [...]

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Bringing New Life to Eilat Kosher Dining

Bringing New Life to Eilat Kosher Dining

There was a time when Eilat had some of the best kosher restaurants in the country, but in recent years many of these places have closed, leaving mostly hotel restaurants that have served the same food for the last 10 years. Thus I was very excited to learn that some new kosher places have opened [...]

Israel Foodie Roundup – October 2017

Israel Foodie Roundup – October 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 [...]

Kosher Musings in The Judean Hills

Kosher Musings in The Judean Hills

Day or night, Muza Bahar is a scenic way to enjoy a very good meal. While I love the convenience of going to eat locally, sometimes it is fun to escape the city, appreciate the countryside and enjoy the theater of a meal with a view. Muza Bahar in Moshav Shoresh is an ideal restaurant [...]

FODMAP in the Holy City

There is very little information about FODMAP friendly places in Israel in general but from my experience, Jerusalem restaurants are more willing to accommodate changes in dishes on the menu more than in Tel Aviv.  I will try to share my suggestions of where to eat and where to avoid.  I was inspired to create [...]

A historic gem in Jerusalem

Update: this restaurant has since closed. There is no doubt that the Jerusalem restaurant scene has changed dramatically in recent years, but one place that has maintained a consistent presence is Cavalier, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. Click here for the full review of Cavalier in The Jerusalem Post.  

Hachatzer – it’s just bankable!

Whenever I want to go out for dinner, somewhere nice, not too expensive with a relaxed atmosphere and with a guarantee of great food – I head straight to Hachatzer.  It is described as a Mediterranean chef restaurant and I have never had a bad meal there.  What I like the most about such a [...]