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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1320 on: December 04, 2012, 05:44:35 AM »
youre in america and youre thinking about sushi in israel?!
Hes trying to ease the pain, otherwise his kid might refuse to board the plane
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1321 on: December 04, 2012, 06:21:04 AM »
Just ate at agas tapuach by city hall.
Used the 100 for 50 sh coupon.
Bought the broccoli and nut crepe soufflee and a pasta with eggplant and cheese.
We were very happy with both dishes, and the total came out to 108 (pre-coupon)


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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1322 on: December 04, 2012, 07:04:23 AM »

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1323 on: December 04, 2012, 10:53:20 AM »
Anyone go jeeping in the north?
Going in January and there seem to be many choices?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1324 on: December 09, 2012, 04:15:09 PM »

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
well, hit up keyara tonight and was completly underwhelmed. im gonna give this place a pass for a while.

kinda reminds me of dwight howards free throws. make one, miss one....

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1325 on: December 10, 2012, 12:05:40 AM »
well, hit up keyara tonight and was completly underwhelmed. im gonna give this place a pass for a while.

kinda reminds me of dwight howards free throws. make one, miss one....
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1326 on: December 10, 2012, 02:49:11 AM »
the bread with cumin aioli which was really their best item was not good. the first time we actually didnt finish it. shame if they changed their bread guy

rissotto with chicken, chicken was good, rissotto was not cooked properly
corned beef - false advertising
tongue special - unlike last time, this time was terrible
chinese wall was ordered with no alcohol; although served sans vodka, they put in triple sec - "i thought you just wanted me to take out the vodka"

the only thing that was good was the special chanuka churros desert which was really why we came in the first place (if you order it, be sure to order chocolate sauce on the side so you can control how much goes on)


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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1327 on: December 10, 2012, 08:48:29 AM »
Can someone tell me where exactly this new sushi place on Yirmiyahu is? Thanks

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1328 on: December 10, 2012, 11:01:21 AM »
Can someone tell me where exactly this new sushi place on Yirmiyahu is? Thanks
Across Mercantil.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1329 on: December 10, 2012, 11:04:49 AM »
Can someone tell me where exactly this new sushi place on Yirmiyahu is? Thanks
Right by the roundabout...cant miss it if its open
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1330 on: December 10, 2012, 02:25:08 PM »
Right by the roundabout...cant miss it if its open
Right up the block from where I had my biking accident.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1331 on: December 10, 2012, 02:36:34 PM »
Right up the block from where I had my biking accident.

Details?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1333 on: December 11, 2012, 05:03:07 AM »
Biking accident to the wetness on the road.
Not as bad as the one last year, when a cabby stopped suddenly going down Yirmiyahu, and I hit him full speed and flipped over...

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1334 on: December 11, 2012, 06:06:01 AM »
Where is the cheapest place to buy smirnoff ice? I want to bring a bunch back to the states?  Also who has the best kabukim?
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1335 on: December 11, 2012, 06:32:50 AM »
Where is the cheapest place to buy smirnoff ice? I want to bring a bunch back to the states?

Do they not sell them in the US?

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« Reply #1336 on: December 11, 2012, 06:46:47 AM »
Do they not sell them in the US?
Nop. Only flavored ones, not original... So if I want to bring back a couple dozen bottles where is the best place to buy them?
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1337 on: December 11, 2012, 07:10:50 AM »
Nop. Only flavored ones, not original... So if I want to bring back a couple dozen bottles where is the best place to buy them?

Probably A. A. Pyup.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1338 on: December 11, 2012, 07:12:51 AM »
Probably A. A. Pyup.
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Not sure how much he charges but he ships to america...
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #1339 on: December 11, 2012, 07:25:36 AM »
+1
Not sure how much he charges but he ships to america...
Don't need shipping, I have an empty 50 pound suitcase for that :)

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