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Saturday Mornings Are the Best Time for Coffee

On a Saturday morning in Jerusalem, we will head downtown, which is so crowded during the week, but calm and lovely on Saturdays, with no trains or traffic noise. We will discover the special, intimate cafés where every Jerusalem resident who craves a good cup of coffee in the morning in a pleasant atmosphere and […]

The Taste Train that Runs from East to West and Back

A unique collaboration for the OpenRestaurants Festival between Citypass Light Rail and the Bitemojo smartphone app Train travel was never this tasty! The OpenRestaurants Festival and the Bitemojo application offer you an experience of flavors from all over — from the Mahane Yehuda market to the Old City and Damascus Gate. Given a choice between […]

“Give me Machneyuda to go”

There is no argument that the Machneyuda Group has become one of the most successful Jerusalem brands that there is, as it bursts the boundaries of the Holy City and Israel to conquer the world. The restaurant, which is named for the Mahane Yehuda shuk, or open-air market, has been a pilgrimage destination for years, […]

A Meal on the Move

When we hear the name Ein Karem, our imagination takes flight. The lovely urban village of Ein Karem, with its buildings constructed of ancient Jerusalem stone set in a sea of forest green, contains stories and cuisine from times past that awaken all the senses. But Ein Karem’s beauty exists not only within its walls, […]

A Night at the Holy City

This activity will be held in Hebrew At night, the holy city wakes up and goes out for some fun. The city center fills with tables laden with food and drinks and a wide variety of party revelers. We’ll start our tour in the ever-changing Nahalat Shiva neighborhood, and end up at the continuous party […]

A Taste of Shabat

This activity will be held in Hebrew and English What’s the difference between Kugel and Kiegel? How was Gefilte fish made in Europe and why did the ingredients change in Israel? What’s the origin of the American bagel? How do you stuff Kreplach? And most important: Where can you find Tchulent during the week? In […]

Vegan Bites

A walking tour of Jerusalem’s vegan scene Guide: Nurit Hertz, vegan chef and Jerusalem tour guide who specializes in foraging tours and vegan and Indian cooking Just a few years ago, the rise of the vegan movement caused an earthquake in the culinary world. The realization that veganism is no passing trend, but a values-based […]

And We’ve Got Falafel: A Walking Tour

There is nothing more Israeli than falafel, just like there is nothing more Israeli than the decades-long dispute as to where one might find the most delicious falafel in the country. Why, in Jerusalem, of course! But here, too, the decision is not an easy one. The golden falafel ball that long ago became the […]

Food Stories in the Old City

Within the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem, humbly and modestly hides a culinary culture, unbeknownst to most, that is particularly extensive and appetizing. This tour will reveal the food legends of the Old City. We will visit restaurants specializing in hummus peeking out from between souvenir shops and Middle Eastern juice stands. It […]

The Haredi Street at Night

In recent years, a window opened onto the nightlife in Jerusalem’s Haredi neighborhoods. We will head out for a unique sensory experience of flavors, fragrances, sights, and sounds as we walk in the footsteps of the yeshiva students who go out for food and drink to refresh themselves at the end of a long day […]

Nature’s Gifts: Returning to Our Roots

A foraging tour in the Jerusalem hills Imagine an enormous restaurant with an infinite variety of dishes. Everything is new and exciting, bursting with flavor, intriguing, fresh, and refreshing — and all you have to do is go there and take whatever you want. That is how we began our lives on this wondrous planet. […]

Oneg Shabat Tour

A Shabbat meal, and a special introduction to the Hoffman family living in Rehavia. We will begin with a short appetizing and thought-provoking tour of the Rehavia neighborhood, which has been a home for many years in Israel’s for the elite politics, culture, creation and creativity. We will become acquainted with the variety of residents […]

It’s a Children’s Market!

A Tour of the Mahane Yehuda market A visit to some of the market’s charming spots, where the children will learn about the market and taste some of the products available: From sweets to salad vegetables, pickles, baked goods, drinks & ice-cream. *The tour will be as planned in case of light rain, it is […]

Take Me under Your Wing

Atalia Ein Mor and the Legend of Ein Karem The staff of Agadat Ein Kerem (Ein Kerem Legend), together with internationally renowned chef Atalia Ein Mor, will take us among the stories and foods inspired by HaNevi’im Street (the Street of the Prophets), which has sparked the imaginations of Jerusalemites since the early twentieth century. […]