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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1020 on: November 14, 2012, 04:04:52 PM »
Potatoes at Sheyan are one of the best foods in the world.
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1021 on: November 14, 2012, 04:07:24 PM »
Potatoes at Sheyan are one of the best foods in the world.
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1022 on: November 14, 2012, 04:08:39 PM »
Potatoes at Sheyan are one of the best foods in the world.

So you just order potatoes and garlic chicken when you go?
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1023 on: November 14, 2012, 04:12:26 PM »
So you just order potatoes and garlic chicken when you go?
And Chocolate Fondant

But ever since Modern came around I havent been there much


Not ordering potatoes there should be a crime
״וזה כלל גדול: שישנא אדם כל דבר שקר. וכל מה שיוסיף שנאה לדרכי השקר יוסיף אהבה לתורה.״ - אורחות צדיקים

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1024 on: November 14, 2012, 04:13:19 PM »
Are they really a cant miss?

Yes.

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Windmill, Rechavia.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1025 on: November 14, 2012, 04:15:52 PM »
And Chocolate Fondant

But ever since Modern came around I havent been there much


Not ordering potatoes there should be a crime

If you'd have to order another app/side and main...what would it be?

Thinking of giving it another chance wanna know the best options...
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1026 on: November 14, 2012, 04:17:55 PM »
But ever since Modern came around I havent been there much

Hows Moderns "noise level" on a Tuesday/Thursday night?  More like Rimon or Keyara?
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1027 on: November 14, 2012, 05:42:55 PM »
OK, Sheyan menu:

1) Potatoes
2) Fried Mushrooms
3) Garlic Chicken
4) Chocolate fondant

Missing anything?
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1028 on: November 14, 2012, 05:43:38 PM »
How do u not got for the classic pineapple chicken
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1029 on: November 14, 2012, 05:47:49 PM »
How do u not got for the classic pineapple chicken

I remember getting that a while ago...I think it was pretty good IIRC
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1030 on: November 14, 2012, 05:49:46 PM »
I remember getting that a while ago...I think it was pretty good IIRC
It's def very very solid.  The annoying thing is u need rice and that u have to pay sep for
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1031 on: November 14, 2012, 05:51:05 PM »
How do u not got for the classic pineapple chicken
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1032 on: November 14, 2012, 05:51:16 PM »
How do u not got for the classic pineapple chicken

Just going on people's recommendations...

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1033 on: November 14, 2012, 05:52:14 PM »
OK, Sheyan menu:

1) Potatoes
1.1) Corn Chowder
2) Fried Mushrooms and/or Dim Sum
3) Garlic Chicken or Pineapple Chicken
4) Chocolate fondant or Twister
5) Cocktail: China Wall

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1034 on: November 14, 2012, 05:56:23 PM »
Just going on people's recommendations...

I'm open to change :P

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1035 on: November 14, 2012, 06:00:39 PM »
FTFY. :)

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1036 on: November 14, 2012, 06:01:25 PM »
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1037 on: November 14, 2012, 06:03:52 PM »
if they have cambodian rice at sheyan its definitely a must get,

what potatoes is PG talking about?

anyways, was at keyara tonight and was very impressed. first good meal there in a very long time.

about the cocktail the previous poster wrote, the china wall, i gotta add, its a great drink....for the wife

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1038 on: November 14, 2012, 07:06:39 PM »
OK, Sheyan menu:

1) Potatoes
2) Fried Mushrooms
3) Garlic Chicken
4) Chocolate fondant

Missing anything?
potatoes are hit or miss, when they're on, they're amazing
fried mushrooms are delicious

they used to have an amazing lemon mousse dessert, not sure if they still do

you should try keyara as well though, they've got some delicious appetizers

chicken liver pate, with fried onions and orange sauce   
roast beef with wassabi mayonnaise     

in terms of the mains, i don't think anything on the regular menu particularly stands out, but they usually have a nice special.  either some sort of lamb chops or duck, which is very good.        i've had mixed experiences there in terms of service, but they have a new manager there, and I was just there last night and the service was outstanding.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1039 on: November 14, 2012, 07:14:49 PM »
Thanks.

I know there seems to be disagreement here, but if one had to choose between keyara and sheyan?
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