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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2920 on: August 01, 2013, 08:05:08 AM »
its hard to actually put the material in. i happen to have an ex-israeli engineer for the army, whose a fix it man, so he did it for free, but he had to take out the whole fame of the window bec my window frame was metel.
I had "help" from my kids (6 and 8 yr olds) I thought it was coming out lumpy but when I got around the frame it stretches so it came out nice. It costed 8.5 shekel instead of 600 fwir.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2921 on: August 01, 2013, 08:15:09 AM »
Yes. No, a different media thing.
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2922 on: August 01, 2013, 11:50:44 AM »
I would not have had ddf blocked on my computer for the last year.  :-[
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2923 on: August 04, 2013, 09:14:33 AM »
Recommendations for Red Heifer?
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2924 on: August 04, 2013, 09:23:54 AM »
Recommendations for Red Heifer?

nice place, overpriced, american speaking, foods not bad.
one thing that made me upset was that i ordered chicken wings as appetizer and i saw them bring out the chicken wings in a bowl straight to the front desk were they have a microwave and then they brought it back into the kitchen and plated it and then brought them to me
dont even bother with the desserts
the main courses are pretty good but again they r very much overpriced

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2925 on: August 04, 2013, 09:26:47 AM »
im a rodriguez fan, or halo taimon :)
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« Reply #2926 on: August 04, 2013, 09:29:54 AM »
nice place, overpriced, american speaking, foods not bad.
one thing that made me upset was that i ordered chicken wings as appetizer and i saw them bring out the chicken wings in a bowl straight to the front desk were they have a microwave and then they brought it back into the kitchen and plated it and then brought them to me
dont even bother with the desserts
the main courses are pretty good but again they r very much overpriced
I meant as far as what to order when there
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2927 on: August 04, 2013, 09:31:55 AM »
im a rodriguez fan, or halo taimon :)

yeh i am with u on those places.......just be carefull abt mistaking ricotta for rodriguez(upstair and downstairs) cause ricotta doesnt have the gr8est reveiws

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2928 on: August 04, 2013, 09:34:31 AM »
I meant as far as what to order when there

the steaks are all good (i had the whiskey steak last week it was very good) and the burgers r gr8 and the sandwiches are also good but the appetizers r very small portions and desserts r bakery stuff

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2929 on: August 04, 2013, 09:49:14 AM »
the steaks are all good (i had the whiskey steak last week it was very good) and the burgers r gr8 and the sandwiches are also good but the appetizers r very small portions and desserts r bakery stuff
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2930 on: August 04, 2013, 09:55:07 AM »
yeh i am with u on those places.......just be carefull abt mistaking ricotta for rodriguez(upstair and downstairs) cause ricotta doesnt have the gr8est reveiws
I liked it the times I ate there.
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btw why and what made you unblock it?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2934 on: August 04, 2013, 12:11:59 PM »
yeh i am with u on those places.......just be carefull abt mistaking ricotta for rodriguez(upstair and downstairs) cause ricotta doesnt have the gr8est reveiws
been to both... didnt like ricotta at all. a huge waste of money and bad food.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2937 on: August 04, 2013, 12:45:54 PM »
been to both... didnt like ricotta at all. a huge waste of money and bad food.

rodriguez is very very solid!

We had the EXACT OPPOSITE experience. :o

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2938 on: August 05, 2013, 04:32:06 AM »
anyone been to the flour caves?   

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2939 on: August 05, 2013, 04:38:59 AM »
anyone been to the flour caves?   
They still exist? I thought they collapsed years ago?