Sushi Bar Rechavia

Along Emek Refaim are a motley collection of restaurants ranging from fast food to haute cuisine. Sushi Bar Rechavia trends towards the higher end of the spectrum. My wife and I enjoyed a quiet dinner... Read More

Two Interesting Flavor Combinations

Gelato is an Italian creamy iced confection. It’s more like ice cream with less milkfat and more sugar, not like the Marino’s Italian Ices cup, which is like scraped ice. In Israel, Aldo i... Read More

Selena

Selena is an upscale restaurant on Emek Refaim. If this seems to be a trend in my restaurant posts, well it’s because this is a very popular restaurant street in Jerusalem. We were seated right ... Read More

HaMoshava 54

Moshava 54 is a casual, family-friendly restaurant in the German Colony on Emek Refaim in Jerusalem. The interesting gimmick of Moshav 54 is how the menu  is organized. Rather than the usual appetize... Read More

Lemongrass: Hope Springs Eternal

Machane Yehuda in Yerushalayim is a riot of sound and smell that can be completely overwhelming for anyone their first time there. It is here in this public market that one can find the mundane and th... Read More

Truffle Slicer

I wonder why it took me so long to get a truffle slicer. After all, it is the quintessential piece of high-end kitchen equipment. It is hoity. It is toity. Nothing else screams “food snob”... Read More

Creamy Carrot Soup

The sweet butter and the sweet leeks and the sweet carrots… Sweet! Do not let anything caramelize on the bottom. This is not an earthy, hearty soup. This is a smooth, rich soup. Yes, there is a ... Read More

Coriander Mustard

Ya gotta love when an experiment comes out awesome the first time.. You can save yourself some time by buying dry mustard (powder), but if you like your mustard sharper, take the three minutes to grin... Read More