After the hummus and the falafel, "Ben Gurion's Rice" or "Israeli Couscous" takes the spotlight in the ongoing historical-political-culinary debate. The true origin of this staple Israeli food is a matter of complexity, and, as in politics, the perspective varies depending on whom you ask.
If you visit Israel and can only go to one restaurant, the trip to Kfar Adumim in Judea, ten minutes from Jerusalem should be considered. It is not a fine, Michelin-star restaurant, but it is quintessentially Israeli in every aspect, with flavorful light salads and meat that is still making our mouths water long after our meal there.
Rosh Hashanah is the golden time of year for delicatessens and home restaurants in Israel. In the last decade Israeli society and the entire west have become spoiled with a new notion: why cook and burn the house down, if one can order delicious food without getting up from the couch?
That is where the old-school “Sander” restaurant becomes relevant again, offering classic homemade Jewish food that will make others wonder how many long hours were spent in the kitchen cooking.
After a quiet and intriguing soft opening, the new restaurant of Moshiko Gamlieli’s at the Alberto Hotel in Tel Aviv is officially opened. Just like Gamliali’s other restaurant, “Bar 51”, His new place, “Radler”, is also on its way to becoming a hysterical hit and it won't be easy to get seats here.
There is something most foodies in Tel Aviv will tell you about the new Radler restaurant by Chef Moshiko Gamliali, it is guaranteed to be a success. Even before the official opening, the place had a vibe that shouts "the right place at the right time". With a lively bar adjacent to the restaurant space all inside a small part of the Albert hotel in the heart of Nachalat Binyamin Street, this European-like haunt is something that cannot be missed.
Arab cuisine in Israel is a crucial part of most locals' diets. It is healthy, locally sourced, farm-to-table, and to most, very tasty. Modern Israeli cuisine has many roots in the Arab kitchen; foods like falafel and Hummus have become delicious street food that most Israelis cannot deny.