By: Aviel Schneider “The food in Israel is delicious!” You hear this over and over again from foreign celebrities when they are in the country. As a gourmet, I can only confirm: Israel’s cuisine is unique and trendy. It’s versatile, dynamic, adventurous, and, above all, characterized by a variety of influences and traditions.
In this small Jewish state, immigrants from a hundred different countries have gathered, and you can taste it on the plate. Without early reservation, it has become almost impossible to get a table for dinner at most popular restaurants. In Jerusalem, there are a number of culinary idiosyncrasies, and you can find them on the menu throughout the year, both at fine restaurants and street food vendors. Here are my 5 insider tips for eating out in Jerusalem: