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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1280 on: November 26, 2012, 08:40:59 AM »
(And if I sound giddy, it's b/c a project I worked on for the last 2+ yrs was just sent out to the shuk!!)

Mazel tov. Now THAT'S something to brag about. ;)

Details?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1281 on: November 26, 2012, 10:05:46 AM »
Too bad you missed the best breakfast place in Mamilla... Greg's.

We were taken out to b'fast, so we didn't choose the location.

after that whole discussion you initiated you didn't even try sheyan or keyara??

Would that I could've, but there was just no time to fit everything in, unfortunately.

after that whole discussion you initiated you didn't even try sheyan or keyara??

Yep, stopped by for a bit. Was nice enough :P

which waffle bar? i was at the ramat eshkol one last nite...

The one near (or on) emek.
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1282 on: November 26, 2012, 11:18:40 AM »
which waffle bar? i was at the ramat eshkol one last nite...

how was?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1283 on: November 27, 2012, 06:53:21 AM »
Food stops on my upcoming trip.

Felafel:
Felafel Siya (on bar ilan)
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1284 on: November 27, 2012, 09:59:31 AM »
now history.

Was just there last week Wednesday. It closed since then?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1285 on: November 27, 2012, 03:16:14 PM »
how was?
i ordered this, intrigued by the "bisli spice"


but received this



i also found the waffle to be too one note, hence done after 2 or 3 bites

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1286 on: November 27, 2012, 03:26:00 PM »
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1287 on: November 27, 2012, 03:30:14 PM »
i ordered this, intrigued by the "bisli spice"


but received this

Was it any good at least?
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1288 on: November 27, 2012, 04:40:11 PM »
Was it any good at least?
i wouldnt order it again

the bisli was soggy after a few minutes

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1289 on: November 27, 2012, 04:45:56 PM »
Was just there last week Wednesday. It closed since then?
yup, at the look of things.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1290 on: November 28, 2012, 09:57:40 AM »
anyone been to ricotta in har chotzvim...?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1291 on: December 01, 2012, 05:11:11 PM »
Me? Generally less than 10 minutes. Other people? Not so quick...
GREAT POST! And I can testify that I was having some problems while I was renting my car on Thursday and in walks Moishebatchy! The entire staff greets him with a warm hello and after seeing that I was friends with him they treated me much better! And and as far as his "paperwork " it took him approximately 5 minutes to take care of his business

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1292 on: December 02, 2012, 01:09:38 AM »
GREAT POST! And I can testify that I was having some problems while I was renting my car on Thursday and in walks Moishebatchy! The entire staff greets him with a warm hello and after seeing that I was friends with him they treated me much better! And and as far as his "paperwork " it took him approximately 5 minutes to take care of his business
I saw that the newspapers were outside snapping photos of him as well.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1293 on: December 02, 2012, 12:34:07 PM »
Sushi Garden

We had a fried salmon roll (not tempura) and a spicy salmon roll. Both came very quick and tasted like the real stuff, although they were smaller than what I'm used to (I guess they stil need to grow up :P). Then there's the vegetable tempura which I found to be delicious. Service was very good and prices were okay (I did not expect such small rolls for that price). 

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1294 on: December 02, 2012, 12:35:59 PM »
is that the new place on yirmiyahu?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1295 on: December 02, 2012, 12:54:38 PM »
is that the new place on yirmiyahu?
Yeah, Lchaim, what are the prices like?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1296 on: December 02, 2012, 01:07:08 PM »
whats hashgacha?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1297 on: December 02, 2012, 02:06:07 PM »
Yeah, Lchaim, what are the prices like?

30-40 shekel a roll.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1298 on: December 02, 2012, 02:06:50 PM »
whats hashgacha?

I think it's chasam sofer.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1299 on: December 02, 2012, 02:17:30 PM »
What's the exact address?

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