On Saturdays, I For a grand day out with the little ones, we head out of town to Safari Ramat Gan , famous for its drive-through area and zoo. No trip to Tel Aviv would be complete without… tucking into a messy falafel. Although said to have originated from Egypt, this fried chickpea ball, usually served with salad in pita bread, has become synonymous with Tel Aviv. Other street food favourites include shawarma kebab meat in a large wrap and sabich fried aubergine with egg — all of these can be found at HaKosem. The best way to cool down is… by sampling the world-class ice cream at Arte , which serves up bona fide Italian gelato, including a whole range of vegan varieties on Nahalat Binyamin St.
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Tel Aviv still has a long way to go compared to a lot of other big cities when it comes to the happy hour drinking culture. But there are still plenty of places where you can enjoy an early drink without breaking the bank. Good deals on beer, wine and cocktails are not uncommon anymore, and with a growing number of places offering serious discounts on their food menu as well, one can enjoy a real early evening celebration and still wake up fresh for work the next morning. Here are our top happy hour recommendations:.
Food & Drink in Israel
W hen you think of the Holy Land, chances are the first thing you picture is Jerusalem, with its ancient stone gates, Wailing Wall, and gilded Dome of the Rock. The sounds of crickets layered over the jackhammering coming from yet another new high-rise on Dizengoff. Bikes and scooters lined up along the promenade where locals and visitors alike come for a prime spot on the sand. And the food, oh, the food!
Head to the ancient port of Jaffa to wander around the winding alleyways and a Crusader-era square decorated with twinkling Christmas lights. Every year, Jaffa installs a huge Christmas tree outside the Clock Tower from 17 December to early January and hosts a parade with fireworks, usually on Christmas or Boxing Day. Hanukkah — the Jewish festival of light — is celebrated each year with eight days of candle-lighting ceremonies. Yes, Hanukkah doughnuts Sufganiyot in Hebrew are no ordinary treats. All over town, bakeries compete with each other for the most luxurious doughnuts, such as banana caramel, Belgian chocolate and creamy cronuts.