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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2740 on: May 30, 2013, 08:27:03 AM »
maalot dafna.
where is it located?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2743 on: May 30, 2013, 09:35:21 AM »
anyone try the new dips  called New York Style Dips?
making a meal and they looked pretty good...
didn't think it was going to cause such a commotion! Lol
A friend of mine started selling dips (called New York Style Dips, in stores today...) here in yerushalyim, and I was helping him! Not all buchrim do crazy things in Israel
#avriechinisrael lol
lol :-) gotta watch out from some of us here...

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2744 on: May 30, 2013, 09:40:27 AM »
lol :-) gotta watch out from some of us here...
I helped him out with schleping, not tasting,  never actually got a chance to try it...
WHY NOT?!?!

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2745 on: May 30, 2013, 10:30:03 AM »
I helped him out with schleping, not tasting,  never actually got a chance to try it...

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2747 on: May 30, 2013, 10:46:03 AM »
so...did anyone actually taste it?! lol

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2748 on: June 03, 2013, 04:15:47 PM »
so a bit of an update on keyara

they changed the menu from top to bottom which was long overdue.

i wasnt overly impressed with the starters i got (bastilla, smoked tongue)

for the main i got the duet of smoked entrecote and lamb chop. i have to say, i dont recall the last time i had such a delicious main course here in israel. home run.

problem is, with their track record, its entirely possible that the next time i go, which could even be next week, ill have an exact opposite experience.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2749 on: June 04, 2013, 01:09:58 AM »
so a bit of an update on keyara

they changed the menu from top to bottom which was long overdue.

i wasnt overly impressed with the starters i got (bastilla, smoked tongue)

for the main i got the duet of smoked entrecote and lamb chop. i have to say, i dont recall the last time i had such a delicious main course here in israel. home run.

problem is, with their track record, its entirely possible that the next time i go, which could even be next week, ill have an exact opposite experience.
Prices?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2750 on: June 04, 2013, 04:06:39 AM »
so...did anyone actually taste it?! lol

Was actually not so impressed. I think the best dips are from Ma'adanei Zahav, on Malachi in Geulah.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2751 on: June 04, 2013, 06:35:11 AM »
Was actually not so impressed. I think the best dips are from Ma'adanei Zahav, on Malachi in Geulah.
if only they had a hashgacha

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2752 on: June 04, 2013, 06:36:09 AM »
Prices?
duet was expensive (maybe around 180) but i split it with my wife

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2753 on: June 04, 2013, 01:00:54 PM »
Was actually not so impressed. I think the best dips are from Ma'adanei Zahav, on Malachi in Geulah.
+1
(besides for the guacamole.. better in hadar geula imo)

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2754 on: June 04, 2013, 01:24:29 PM »
if only they had a hashgacha

???

They most certainly do...

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2755 on: June 04, 2013, 02:27:30 PM »
???

They most certainly do...
they do? which one?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2756 on: June 04, 2013, 02:44:48 PM »
does anyone know a place that sells the sodastream flavors?
Yes. In the supersal across from the prima kings. I only see orange flavor now and it's 10 sheckel

ETA- by the customer service desk (whatever that means here) they have alot more flavores. They're soda caps.
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2757 on: June 04, 2013, 02:59:41 PM »
Yes. In the supersal across from the prima kings. I only see orange flavor now and it's 10 sheckel

ETA- by the customer service desk (whatever that means here) they have alot more flavores. They're soda caps.
thanks, so bottom line, they have a wide range of flavors?

(and for the record, its actually pronounced shufersal)

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2758 on: June 04, 2013, 03:20:28 PM »
so a bit of an update on keyara

they changed the menu from top to bottom which was long overdue.

i wasnt overly impressed with the starters i got (bastilla, smoked tongue)

for the main i got the duet of smoked entrecote and lamb chop. i have to say, i dont recall the last time i had such a delicious main course here in israel. home run.

problem is, with their track record, its entirely possible that the next time i go, which could even be next week, ill have an exact opposite experience.

Ha, Maybe Sheyan will actually change the menu

Love to see people who visit from America and have eaten there 25+ times already hover over the menu like something new is going to appear

That being said I am a big fan of Sheyan and eat there every time that I visit

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2759 on: June 04, 2013, 03:25:12 PM »
thanks, so bottom line, they have a wide range of flavors?

(and for the record, its actually pronounced shufersal)

Yup

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