March 27, 2017

Day-Long Tour, Half-Day Tour, Hour-Long Tour of Machane Yehuda, the most wonderful market in the Middle East. In picture, UK Foreign Minister Boris Johnson enjoying the market as much as you will.  

March 26, 2017

A tour starting with early morning for coffee and market browsing, bringing the haul back to my Abu Tor kitchen (a domestic/professional set-up) and cooking up the feast. 

March 25, 2017

In which we discuss the cross-pollination and the various influences at play in the development of local treats and compare, contrast and consume neighboring Palestinian and Israeli cuisine. One example, cheese cake, on each side of the divide. Sesame paste. Even meatb...

March 25, 2017

An old/new tour of ancient products still common today in their native land. The Bible mentions a Land of Israel rich with dates, grapes, pomegranates, figs, olives, hyssop, barley, wheat and honey. In the time of Jesus, Herod stored Judean Hills wines in his hideaway...

March 24, 2017

We explore the many aliyot that made Israel the country it is today via hot pockets of food including Kurdish kubbe, Iraqi shamburak, Georgian khachapuri, Italian calzone, Argentinian empanadas, Indian samosas, Turkish borek, its local variant the sambusak, Ethiopian f...

March 23, 2017

Usually takes in for bars ranging from the hot & contemporary to the historic & grand. This is a tour usually starting at about 9:30pm, ending, normally, around 2am.

March 22, 2017


e taste famous street food followed by their gourmet iterations. The best ever street-found falafels vs the sea-bass version made by the guy who won Israel's version of Iron Chef. Schnitzel in a pita vs milanesa on a plate. Sabich or hamshuka?

March 21, 2017

Old City, including stops at hidden pastry shops, foods of the Armenian, Ethiopian, Greek Jewish, Muslim and Christian inhabitants, King Hussein's favorite Jerusalem humus joint and a world of sweets.

March 21, 2017

Any tour can be adapted to children's tastes, but these are special tours addressing: What did the kids of the Bible eat? Why do Israeli chips taste like peanuts? What's a shnitzelon? Why do ptitim look like rice but taste so weird? and other important questions.

March 20, 2017

Wine tours range from Israel in Eight Glasses, a one-hour quickie tasting of Israeli wines from north to south through a full-day tasting tour of the Judean Hills, including stops at 2200 year old wine presses, lunch and tastings at up to three wineries to a week-ling...

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