Israel Foodie Roundup – August 2017

Israel Foodie Roundup – August 2017

As the restaurant scene in Israel is so dynamic, I thought it would be helpful to start writing updates on recent openings and closings.  The focus will be on my hometown Jerusalem, but I will also include other news from the last few months. JERUSALEM Urban Café (Mehadrin) - a small dairy chef cafe near [...]

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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 [...]

Getting Passionate about Pesach Dining

The main reason I started this blog in the first place was because local and visiting friends were always asking for recommendations of where to eat in the Holy City, especially during the hagim, so despite being less focused on writing over the last few months, I could not let Pesach pass without a new [...]

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 [...]

Celebrating Hag in the Holy City

Celebrating Succot in the Holy City is a unique experience; everywhere you turn you see succot hanging off the side of buildings in all shapes and sizes.  Many of the city’s kosher restaurants join in the fun making creative use of the space they have, some more successfully than others!  Anyone who has read my [...]

Eating well at Pesach

Whether you love or hate Pesach as a festival, there is no question that living in Israel allows you to eat well throughout the week, especially in Jerusalem. My friends and family from all over come to spend Pesach in Israel and inevitably they want to know what new restaurants have opened and where they [...]