Restaurant Review: Charutzim

Going out to eat at a sit-down restaurant should be a pleasant experience from start to finish. In my restaurant reviews, I judge a restaurant on the quality they claim to be. A subjective standard, i... Read More

Restaurant Review: Meet & Meat

Tucked away — quite literally — in the Modiin industrial park, is Meet & Meat, a restaurant my wife and I visited recently. It had gotten good reviews elsewhere, so we decided to have a taste ... Read More

Restaurant Review: Pepito’s

There are few restaurants that I enjoy so much that I would be willing to be fleishig for at 11:15 in the morning. Actually, there’s only one. It is my go-to restaurant when I’m in the cen... Read More

Restaurant Review: Black to go

The classic American hamburger: eight ounces of prime ground beef, toasted bun, lettuce, tomato, onion, pickles, a generous squirt of ketchup to glue it all together and crisp, greasy, golden French f... Read More

Le Bifteck

On our recent vacation adventure, my wife and I found this little restaurant in Netanya called Le Biftek. And the next time you’re in the mood for a good, solid steak, you’ll know where to... Read More

Pasta Basta

Anywhere you eat in Machane Yehuda is like stepping into a bubble. You sit relax and watch the bustling crowds push past in a detached way like watching a movie. It even seems to get quieter, or maybe... Read More


In the compound of the old train station in Jerusalem is a uniquely shaped restaurant. HaChatzer is a chef-owned restaurant far from the crowds on Emek Refaim and the center of town that offers a c... Read More

Bagel Man

Bagels have been part of a Great Debate in Israel for as long as I can remember, which would be 1984. This quintessential Jewish food is seen as somewhat of a throwback to Eastern European Jews, and w... Read More