A journey from a love affair with processed foods to a love affair with cheese.
About the Blog
This blog is answer to those who believe that all restaurants in Jerusalem are mediocre and/or that it’s impossible to find ingredients in Israel as good as the ones in the US. It is my belief that in addition to the many mediocre cafes that line the city’s downtown areas, there are tons of delicious eateries that are serving up unique and tasty fare, from the kind-of-cheap to the very expensive. Over the past several years I have made it my mission to sample as many of them as possible. It is also my belief that if one knows where to look, one can find many edible treasures, both as raw ingredients and ready-to-eat. I don’t think I know any hidden secrets; I’m just excited to share some of my favorite parts of Jerusalem.
I’ll use this space to document culinary experiences of the shopping and eating variety. I may on occasion post recipes or pictures of food I’ve cooked.
I am by no means a connoisseur of anything, but I am an expert eater. I like cooking and I love going to restaurants. I’ve come a long way since the days that I believed that a can of corn sufficed for a satisfying weeknight dinner, and that (like many a denizen of Morningside Heights / the Upper West Side before me) a Shabbat dinner should consist of skinless, boneless chicken breast, sweet potato souffle, and cranberry crunch. (Though let’s be honest, those meals were delicious and very pretty). Herein lies a testament to my journey from a love affair with processed foods to a love affair with cheese.
A disclaimer: I’m still a fairly picky eater. I’m just snobbier about it now.