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Monday, 20 December 2021

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kat

beautiful sunset & adventure

Loren

I remember going to Israel for the first time when I was 13 for my Bar Mitzvah - like you I had had hummus and falafel in the US but I had my first such experiences back in the early 90s was atrocious. Then I took my first bites of hummus, pita, falafel and (especially) schnitzel and shwarma in Jerusalem (again before it all became a foodie paradise) - that was like going through the looking glass. All I ate as a kid for three weeks was that stuff and I became a life long aficinado for them.

At least now there's some places that, while not an exact match, are at least very good and bear some resemblance to what you'd get in the Middle East. Still its just not the same, but at least its tasty. Admittedly the closest I've gotten is Shwarma Guys in the US but also Michael Solomonv's places in Philadelphia (Zahav & Dizengoff) are otherworldly.

Soo

Lovely vacation! That great you came across a bunch of dogs and a cat.

amanda

oh, that sounds so good. I have spent my life trying to find falafel as good as the one I first tasted in N Africa in the 80s. So green and vibrant inside it just transported me. That looks like a great option.

Kerri K

So cool, Kirk! I'm hanging on every word and photo. Thank you for sharing your adventures with us!

Kirk

Tel Aviv was a fun place to visit Kat!

I can't wait to try the falafel on Rue de Rosiers in Paris Loren. I've put that off several times on pasts visits; so maybe soon.....

It was fun checking out the locals Soo....especially those who walk on four legs.

Best falafel I've had by far Amanda! Hope all is well; Happy Holidays!

Glad you're enjoying these posts Kerri! Happy Holidays!

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