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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3060 on: October 01, 2013, 12:27:03 AM »
Nope.
Last time I was in La Casa they had Eida, and I doubt that changed.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3061 on: October 01, 2013, 04:24:55 AM »

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3062 on: October 01, 2013, 10:52:59 AM »
New DansDeal Forum member here..Syrian (SY) Jew from Brooklyn, so go easy on me.

Going to Israel in about 3 weeks. While I am there, I will be in Jerusalem for Friday Night. I'm staying at the King David, but do not want to eat there Friday night - supposedly it's an arm and a leg. Any suggestions as to where to eat Friday night dinner? We are a party of 12, so getting food from Machane Yehuda isn't a viable option for a "meal".

If anyone has any recommendations, they would be greatly appreciated.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3063 on: October 01, 2013, 11:06:17 AM »
Speak to Sheyan/Keyara.
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3064 on: October 01, 2013, 11:10:56 AM »
New DansDeal Forum member here..Syrian (SY) Jew from Brooklyn, so go easy on me.

Going to Israel in about 3 weeks. While I am there, I will be in Jerusalem for Friday Night. I'm staying at the King David, but do not want to eat there Friday night - supposedly it's an arm and a leg. Any suggestions as to where to eat Friday night dinner? We are a party of 12, so getting food from Machane Yehuda isn't a viable option for a "meal".

If anyone has any recommendations, they would be greatly appreciated.

Welcome to DDF, there's not so many of "us" on here ;)

Many do the Inbal Friday night $100pp for the most amazing food,  and just eat breakfast (usually they serve til late in hotels) by the hotel in the morning and pick up some bread, cold cuts and other simple food for shabbat day.

You can also pick up some mazzah and SY food from Syrian Kitchen (Mevorach) for a reasonable price, but you will need somewhere to heat it up.
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3065 on: October 01, 2013, 12:57:19 PM »
New DansDeal Forum member here..Syrian (SY) Jew from Brooklyn, so go easy on me.

Going to Israel in about 3 weeks. While I am there, I will be in Jerusalem for Friday Night. I'm staying at the King David, but do not want to eat there Friday night - supposedly it's an arm and a leg. Any suggestions as to where to eat Friday night dinner? We are a party of 12, so getting food from Machane Yehuda isn't a viable option for a "meal".

If anyone has any recommendations, they would be greatly appreciated.
Hmm, a high end travel party probably wouldn't want the Machlis experience I assume.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3066 on: October 02, 2013, 07:15:40 AM »
Hmm, a high end travel party probably wouldn't want the Machlis experience I assume.
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3067 on: October 02, 2013, 05:29:08 PM »
New DansDeal Forum member here..Syrian (SY) Jew from Brooklyn, so go easy on me.

Going to Israel in about 3 weeks. While I am there, I will be in Jerusalem for Friday Night. I'm staying at the King David, but do not want to eat there Friday night - supposedly it's an arm and a leg. Any suggestions as to where to eat Friday night dinner? We are a party of 12, so getting food from Machane Yehuda isn't a viable option for a "meal".

If anyone has any recommendations, they would be greatly appreciated.

Staying in the KD, but think the friday night meal is to expensive?!

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3068 on: October 02, 2013, 05:49:17 PM »
Staying in the KD, but think the friday night meal is to expensive?!
Was waiting for someone to write that :)
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3069 on: October 02, 2013, 06:01:20 PM »
Maybe switch to the Prima Kings or Prima Palace, FKA Merkaz,
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  for Shabbos? Badatz food maybe (?) and much more reasonable prices!
siyag lachachma :-)

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3070 on: October 02, 2013, 08:43:50 PM »
Maybe switch to the Prima Kings or Prima Palace, FKA Merkaz,   for Shabbos? Badatz food maybe (?) and much more reasonable prices!
Prima Palace meals are $75 per person. If you are spending that kind of money i would recommenced the Plaza Hotel for $100 per person were the food is defiantly good.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3071 on: October 08, 2013, 11:01:50 AM »
so whats the deal with pacman?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3072 on: October 08, 2013, 05:07:19 PM »
so whats the deal with pacman?
He eats those pita shaped things, and has the vaad hatznius running after him
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3073 on: October 08, 2013, 05:50:50 PM »
He eats those pita shaped things, and has the vaad hatznius running after him

ALOL! ;D

As for how Pacman is, rots5 ate from there the other night. Paging rots5...

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3074 on: October 08, 2013, 06:29:47 PM »
ALOL! ;D

As for how Pacman is, rots5 ate from there the other night. Paging rots5...
its the old burgers bar. They just switched the names and instead if burgers there calling pacman. Same food. Decent. I was there during the levaya as i just had pulled up to jlem.
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3075 on: October 08, 2013, 06:43:25 PM »
its the old burgers bar. They just switched the names and instead if burgers there calling pacman. Same food. Decent. I was there during the levaya as i just had pulled up to jlem.

Same exact menu? Same hechsher? Same workers?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3076 on: October 09, 2013, 08:05:14 AM »
Same exact menu? Same hechsher? Same workers?
similar menu... same and same
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3077 on: October 09, 2013, 08:15:28 AM »
I actually didnt see a teudah inside

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3078 on: October 09, 2013, 08:22:46 AM »
I actually didnt see a teudah inside
they said rubin
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #3079 on: October 09, 2013, 08:24:25 AM »
they said rubin
of course they did, and by they do you mean the guy flipping the burger?