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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1160 on: November 19, 2012, 12:04:01 PM »

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1161 on: November 19, 2012, 12:05:59 PM »
I have a great respect to them though, they started the bagel trend. Before it was only Tal and avichail.

What about Sam's?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1162 on: November 19, 2012, 12:07:23 PM »
What about Sam's?
They copied Nina's, although he obviously did a much better job

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1163 on: November 19, 2012, 12:08:49 PM »

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1164 on: November 19, 2012, 12:08:57 PM »
for dairy i'd do it...with meat you'd want to ask what meat/chicken is being used for starters

Dairy I am not worried, its the meat. They will most prob answer bet Yosef meat

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1165 on: November 19, 2012, 12:10:00 PM »
Dairy I am not worried, its the meat. They will most prob answer bet Yosef meat

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1166 on: November 19, 2012, 12:18:43 PM »
Was at Muscat today. Their onion soup continues to be amazing.

#justsayin
Where is Muscat located ?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1167 on: November 19, 2012, 12:19:52 PM »
I have a great respect to them though, they started the bagel trend. Before it was only Tal and avichail.
have you forgotten bonkers bagels?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1168 on: November 19, 2012, 12:20:10 PM »
Where is Muscat located ?
kanfei nesharim

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1169 on: November 19, 2012, 12:21:07 PM »
Where is Muscat located ?

Kanfei Nesharim, Givat Shaul, Yerushalayim.

Or, is I would say in the "Where are you posting from?" thread... Eagles' Wings, Saul's Hill, Jerusalem. ;D

Why, does my onion soup look so appetizing? :)

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1170 on: November 19, 2012, 12:23:49 PM »
Let's just say those who like entrecôte are more likely to like muscat.
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1171 on: November 19, 2012, 12:29:02 PM »
Kanfei Nesharim, Givat Shaul, Yerushalayim.

Or, is I would say in the "Where are you posting from?" thread... Eagles' Wings, Saul's Hill, Jerusalem. ;D

Why, does my onion soup look so appetizing? :)

Thanks it looks good I'm going to check it out

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1172 on: November 19, 2012, 12:40:23 PM »
@platinumguy...the garlic chicken at sheyan that you say is good...is it battered and fried and served in basket like the potatoes?
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1173 on: November 19, 2012, 12:45:19 PM »
har chotzvim not hatzofim
[/quote=+1 sorry i always mix them up  :-[

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1174 on: November 19, 2012, 12:54:07 PM »
Ninas was the only time in my life I sent food back into the kitchen. They tried serving me raw salmon

I have a great respect to them though, they started the bagel trend. Before it was only Tal and avichail.
what about brunch bagel the one in guela i think was around before ninas

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1175 on: November 19, 2012, 12:56:42 PM »
@platinumguy...the garlic chicken at sheyan that you say is good...is it battered and fried and served in basket like the potatoes?
very possible, i don't remember
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1176 on: November 19, 2012, 12:58:17 PM »
very possible, i don't remember

Because I gave sheyan another chance and they were pretty good.
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1177 on: November 19, 2012, 12:59:05 PM »
Because I gave sheyan another chance and they were pretty good.
Then it was definitely it  :D
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1178 on: November 19, 2012, 01:01:11 PM »
Then it was definitely it  :D
lol
It might just be confirmed that was my last time there...not gana go for 2-3 good dishes...Sorry moishebatchy.
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1179 on: November 19, 2012, 03:02:38 PM »
Rimon is solid go for the Philly steak

Thanks. Went there, te sandwich was good, but very cheap on them meat. For 74 shekel on a sandwich it should be overstuffed. We had 2 in our party that ordered it, sent back a half that literately had 2 thin slices of meat on it, and they out a new full sandwich ( also very skimpy on the meat).