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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2360 on: April 09, 2013, 12:42:59 PM »
kosher does not mean mehadrin!

The reverse is also true.

art meat , el gocho (ramat gan ) also there is one by the pier in tlv by the volleyball court forgot the name , these are all meat restaurant. 

IIRC, artmeat was reportedly not mehadrin nor open anymore.
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2361 on: April 09, 2013, 01:36:05 PM »
The reverse is also true.

IIRC, artmeat was reportedly not mehadrin nor open anymore.
IIRC ?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2363 on: April 09, 2013, 02:26:43 PM »
IIRC ?
in Israel it could have a grand opening on one day, and moving sale the next day, anything is possible

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2364 on: April 09, 2013, 04:39:37 PM »
I found it now:
deceptive advertising.  it says the restaurant is rabbanut, the meat is machpud.   ie, you're eating under rabbanut supervision

I was planning on eating in Art Meat; tried calling the line is disconnected and when I passed by the place looked dead.
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2365 on: April 09, 2013, 04:59:16 PM »
Anybody been to Prime Grill in Tel Aviv?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2366 on: April 10, 2013, 03:18:05 AM »
Anybody been to Prime Grill in Tel Aviv?

Stay away. Stay far, far away.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2367 on: April 10, 2013, 07:45:26 AM »
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2368 on: April 10, 2013, 11:20:43 AM »
Stay away. Stay far, far away.
you had bad experience there?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2369 on: April 10, 2013, 02:38:50 PM »
you had bad experience there?
its not really kosher.
If you have any questions please search and then ask. PM me for detailed help.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2370 on: April 11, 2013, 12:58:14 PM »
Any good meat restaurant anyone can recommend in Tevarya (Tiberias) ?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2371 on: April 11, 2013, 07:22:59 PM »
Deck's
Check the hechsher for your standards

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2372 on: April 11, 2013, 10:05:29 PM »
Deck's
Check the hechsher for your standards

Doesn't fit anyone-who-cares-for-a-decent-hechsher's standards.
Terrific food though.
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2373 on: April 11, 2013, 10:10:01 PM »
Doesn't fit anyone-who-cares-for-a-decent-hechsher's standards.
What's the deal there?
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2374 on: April 11, 2013, 10:35:37 PM »
What's the deal there?

It's under regular rabbanut. I was told by a prominent rov from Tiberius to stay away. Most people hear the same. Though either way, pretty much all religious people stay away from all regular rabbanut meat restaurants.
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2375 on: April 12, 2013, 12:17:42 AM »
It's under regular rabbanut. I was told by a prominent rov from Tiberius to stay away. Most people hear the same. Though either way, pretty much all religious people stay away from all regular rabbanut meat restaurants.
Read some reviews online people say its not what it used to be years back nothing major, so not much mehadrin selection in tiberias

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2376 on: April 12, 2013, 12:26:49 AM »
Doesn't fit anyone-who-cares-for-a-decent-hechsher's standards.
Terrific food though.

Dear Yuneeq ,
Just because you LOR doesn't hold of it don't
 make such a statement

Though either way, pretty much all religious people stay away from all regular rabbanut meat restaurants.

Secondly ,
I have encountered decks among other such Restaurants filled  with religious people




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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2377 on: April 12, 2013, 12:32:45 AM »


Secondly ,
I have encountered decks among other such Restaurants filled  with religious people




That does not mean its a good hecsher a lot of Americans go to Israel and they say oh it's says kosher so it most be kosher like in America , but we all know that it does not work that way in Israel ,so seeing people in just places does not justify it for being KOSHER.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2378 on: April 12, 2013, 12:33:49 AM »
That does not mean its a good hecsher a lot of Americans go to Israel and they say oh it's says kosher so it most be kosher like in America , but we all know that it does not work that way in Israel ,so seeing people in just places does not justify it for being KOSHER.

That may be the case but his quote clearly states the opposite

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2379 on: April 12, 2013, 01:30:41 AM »
Dear Yuneeq ,
Just because you LOR doesn't hold of it don't
 make such a statement
Which LOR does allow it?

Secondly ,
I have encountered decks among other such Restaurants filled  with religious people
Plenty of frum jews eat in Dunkin Donuts in Flatbush. That doesn't make the hashgacha reliable
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