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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1100 on: November 15, 2012, 08:38:36 PM »
And miss out on eating the best falafel? No thank you!  :P
clearly, youve been out of the loop for a while...

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1101 on: November 15, 2012, 08:46:53 PM »
I don't get what you're trying to tell me...

The Mitz Pri not being kosher thing

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1102 on: November 15, 2012, 08:48:56 PM »
The Mitz Pri not being kosher thing
it never had a hashgach, simple as that

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1103 on: November 15, 2012, 08:51:36 PM »
The place on King George was Mehadrin?

If you are referring to Maoz on King George, It's under Machzeike Hadas (Belz) see here JKN

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1104 on: November 15, 2012, 08:52:40 PM »
it never had a hashgach, simple as that

Nor does Starbucks, dunkin donuts, or any other coffee place. For a cup of coffee I believe it's ok.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1105 on: November 15, 2012, 08:56:34 PM »
clearly, youve been out of the loop for a while...

I'm a big falafel guy, I had Uzi's and wasn't impressed.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1106 on: November 15, 2012, 09:05:15 PM »
Nor does Starbucks, dunkin donuts, or any other coffee place. For a cup of coffee I believe it's ok.
why would you want to give business to such a guy? hes known as one who intentionally misleads customers about whether he has a hasgacha (such as on fruits which absolutely needs one) and has physically assaulted someone who called him out on it

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1107 on: November 15, 2012, 09:08:33 PM »
why would you want to give business to such a guy? hes known as one who intentionally misleads customers about whether he has a hasgacha (such as on fruits which absolutely needs one) and has physically assaulted someone who called him out on it

I'm not aware of these stories. I know there was no Hashgacha, and never got the fruit drinks. He has the best iced coffee I have ever had simple as that.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1108 on: November 16, 2012, 12:07:54 AM »
I had Uzi's and wasn't impressed.


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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1109 on: November 16, 2012, 12:51:06 AM »
Nor does Starbucks, dunkin donuts, or any other coffee place. For a cup of coffee I believe it's ok.

you serious?! the reason why u can shop in stabicks and dunkin is bec there are regulations and ur not worried about the,. ie using only cows milk, here he can be using urla, maaser, and even cmale milk ull have no idea, bec no one to stop him!  this is why lubabitch (correct me if im wrong) hates chalov companies(r' moshes heter) bec ppl will come to think it applies worldwide where as it only applies in the US
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1110 on: November 16, 2012, 01:37:30 AM »
FTFY. :)
Is that Agvania I see on your list? ;)
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1111 on: November 16, 2012, 02:41:56 AM »
why would you want to give business to such a guy? hes known as one who intentionally misleads customers about whether he has a hasgacha (such as on fruits which absolutely needs one) and has physically assaulted someone who called him out on it

+1

you serious?! the reason why u can shop in stabicks and dunkin is bec there are regulations and ur not worried about the,. ie using only cows milk, here he can be using urla, maaser, and even cmale milk ull have no idea, bec no one to stop him!  this is why lubabitch (correct me if im wrong) hates chalov companies(r' moshes heter) bec ppl will come to think it applies worldwide where as it only applies in the US

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1112 on: November 16, 2012, 02:42:24 AM »
Is that Agvania I see on your list? ;)

I believe we went through this already... ::)

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1113 on: November 16, 2012, 02:48:10 AM »
I believe we went through this already... ::)
I don't recall that...did you like?
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1114 on: November 16, 2012, 03:02:40 AM »
I don't recall that...did you like?

Yeah, we had some in Telly. Remember?

BTW, heads up for anyone who does, indeed, go to Agvania: what they consider a "meshulash" (the term that normally refers to a slice of Pizza) is actually a quarter of a pie, not an eighth. So if you're accustomed to eating two slices of pizza, don't order 2 from Agvania right away, as you will end up with half a pie. :D

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1115 on: November 16, 2012, 04:09:36 AM »
Yeah, we had some in Telly. Remember?

BTW, heads up for anyone who does, indeed, go to Agvania: what they consider a "meshulash" (the term that normally refers to a slice of Pizza) is actually a quarter of a pie, not an eighth. So if you're accustomed to eating two slices of pizza, don't order 2 from Agvania right away, as you will end up with half a pie. :D
+1  on the fact that they consider a meshulash a quarter of a pie

-1 on not ordering two...being that the slices are so thin...a person who normally eats two slices will not get full if they just order their quarter pie
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1116 on: November 16, 2012, 04:49:07 AM »
-1 on not ordering two...being that the slices are so thin...a person who normally eats two slices will not get full if they just order their quarter pie

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 I would say that it's more like one-and-a-half slices. And for quite a few people (despite the fact that they would not admit it), two slices is bordering on achilah gassa as it is, so two Agvania slices (equivqlent to at least 3 regular slices) is pushing it. I would recommend trying one of their slices first, and seeing if you want another one afterwards, rather than ordering two to begin with.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1117 on: November 16, 2012, 06:29:13 AM »
Rimon Mamilla is regular Rabbinute, right?

I usually have the same problem  :)
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What's Luciano's hashgacha?
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1118 on: November 16, 2012, 06:32:33 AM »
Rimon Mamilla is regular Rabbinute, right?

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Rabbanut Mehadrin, IIRC.

What's Luciano's hashgacha?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1119 on: November 16, 2012, 10:40:29 AM »
Does anyone have details on the Rimon breakfast buffet?

Is it only on Friday? Price? Time begins, ends? What do they put out?

I know its a REPOST but the other one was in the wrong thread, so no need for JEWDA to have elevated blood pressure from this one.