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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2400 on: April 14, 2013, 11:05:38 AM »
I wish I would know how- but it's under rabbi rubin and located at
.26 King David Street, Jerusalem

Phone: 02.624.0504

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2401 on: April 14, 2013, 12:01:41 PM »
I wish I would know how- but it's under rabbi rubin and located at
.26 King David Street, Jerusalem

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2402 on: April 14, 2013, 05:02:21 PM »
FYI there's a new place that just opened in Har Chotzvim called Rodriguez under Rav Machpud - Haven't been there myself - anyone been to review it??

Also Rimon Bistro in town is under Rav Machpud now (changed quite recently I think) and the dairy side has an awesome 50 shek buffet on Friday morning...

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2403 on: April 14, 2013, 06:40:11 PM »
FYI there's a new place that just opened in Har Chotzvim called Rodriguez under Rav Machpud - Haven't been there myself - anyone been to review it??

Also Rimon Bistro in town is under Rav Machpud now (changed quite recently I think) and the dairy side has an awesome 50 shek buffet on Friday morning...

Rimon bistro has been machpud for almost a year now. And I think the buffet costs 59 or 62 shekel.
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2404 on: April 16, 2013, 03:25:43 PM »
FYI there's a new place that just opened in Har Chotzvim called Rodriguez under Rav Machpud - Haven't been there myself - anyone been to review it??

i was there last night. i had the veal sweetbreads which were pretty good

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2405 on: April 16, 2013, 03:43:59 PM »
Rimon bistro has been machpud for almost a year now.
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2406 on: April 16, 2013, 04:26:34 PM »
Rimon bistro has been machpud for almost a year now. And I think the buffet costs 59 or 62 shekel.

Friday buffet is 49 shekel at the Cafe Rimon in Mamilla.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2407 on: April 16, 2013, 07:31:09 PM »
I refuse to believe that our resident wiki expert had this knowledge for a year and didn't update the wiki

And I refuse to believe that you haven't noticed something that has been in the wiki from before I joined DDF. 
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2408 on: April 16, 2013, 07:32:56 PM »
Friday buffet is 49 shekel at the Cafe Rimon in Mamilla.

And what about the one in Ben yehuda is it 59 shek?
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2409 on: April 17, 2013, 02:01:12 PM »
Anybody know where to eat in Netanya Mehadrin ?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2410 on: April 17, 2013, 02:26:15 PM »
Anybody know where to eat in Netanya Mehadrin ?

Mul Hayam, IIRC. Cozy little cafe overlooking the ocean. Good onion soup.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2411 on: April 17, 2013, 02:58:18 PM »
Mul Hayam, IIRC. Cozy little cafe overlooking the ocean. Good onion soup.
Thanks a lot, is the pizza hut there still mehadrin?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2412 on: April 17, 2013, 04:48:47 PM »
And what about the one in Ben yehuda is it 59 shek?
i'm pretty sure it's the same price- 49 shekel. but you can call them first.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2413 on: April 17, 2013, 05:41:25 PM »
Anybody know where to eat in Netanya Mehadrin ?
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2414 on: April 18, 2013, 06:52:15 AM »
Kosher!

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2415 on: April 18, 2013, 07:10:57 AM »
Kosher!

Yup. I just saw those in the Arzei makolet. :)

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2416 on: April 18, 2013, 07:38:46 AM »
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Is Tulip still around?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2417 on: April 18, 2013, 08:20:47 AM »
Is Tulip still around?
mul hayam is the former tulip

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2418 on: April 18, 2013, 08:45:36 AM »
Kosher!

Seriously?! Or Israeli style?
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2419 on: April 18, 2013, 09:35:14 AM »
mul hayam is the former tulip
Tulip was great