One of the many, many wonderful things about the vibrant city of Tel Aviv is its food. With a unique Middle Eastern take on many of the world’s classic cuisines, Israeli’s cultural center is offering up some foodie hotspots you shouldn’t miss out on.
This is the Asian fusion restaurant that you most definitely need to pay a visit to. The menu is an eclectic blend of flavor influences. The atmosphere lends itself to high-end luxury with a hint of oriental chic. The menu is divided into sections that represent each earthly element. The chef suggests you try a dish from each flavor profile for a balanced culinary experience. You simply can’t leave this spot without trying their litchi, lime and jalapeno martini.
Tel Aviv is famous for being one of the most vegan-friendly cities in the world. This vibey lunch, brunch and breakfast spot is the perfect example of a foodie hotspot that offers its vegan visitors a wide and delicious variety of dishes and desserts. It’s unpretentious, well-priced and positively scrumptious.
The Old Man and the Sea
This spot is located in the gorgeous old harbor of Jaffa. Take a seat in the outdoor area, order yourself a glass of chilled white wine and take in the idyllic sight. The menu celebrates fresh seafood, Middle Eastern flavors a communal take on alfresco eating that is all about sharing good food with good people.
If there is one dish you have to scoff down on a visit to Israel, it’s shakshuka. Benedict is a breakfast and lunch restaurant that has mastered the dish. Expect sublime, runny egg yolks, classic tomato chunky tomato sauce and freshly baked bread.
The House of Hummus
Tel Avivians take one thing very, very seriously; hummus. It’s not simply a chickpea-based dip, it’s a deep-seated part of Israeli culture. Make your way to this spot for a delicious bowl of hummus accompanied by a wide and wonderful selection of traditional salads and accoutrement.