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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2480 on: April 28, 2013, 12:55:38 AM »
Any sort of cafe open near Meron now where we can get some melava malka? I'd rather avoid the "hachnossas orchim tent" food.
malachim don't need to eat, and neither do ppl who experienced a Meiron lag baomer

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2481 on: April 28, 2013, 05:57:39 AM »
Any sort of cafe open near Meron now where we can get some melava malka? I'd rather avoid the "hachnossas orchim tent" food.
had i seen this earlier, i wouldve invited you to a meiron bbq...

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2482 on: April 28, 2013, 06:42:20 AM »
had i seen this earlier, i wouldve invited you to a meiron bbq...

Oh maaaaaan... now you tell me?!

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2483 on: April 28, 2013, 06:51:59 AM »
had i seen this earlier, i wouldve invited you to a meiron bbq...

Rabbi Tadgi?
Visibly Jewish

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2484 on: April 28, 2013, 01:04:48 PM »
Rabbi Tadgi?
no, a group of americans came, rented a tent and hired some israelis to man the mangal. steak, burgers, chicken, pargit hot dogs, etc. and the wine was flowing as well

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2485 on: April 28, 2013, 02:04:59 PM »
no, a group of americans came, rented a tent and hired some israelis to man the mangal. steak, burgers, chicken, pargit hot dogs, etc. and the wine was flowing as well

Now I'm really jealous. >:(

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2486 on: April 29, 2013, 08:50:26 AM »
Sabich Mamilla (says their Mehadrin, but seems fishy)
http://www.groupon.co.il/deals/jerusalem-iw/sabichmamila-C1301260608/20776467

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2487 on: April 29, 2013, 08:55:19 AM »
Fish and Two Vegetables update:

Free Delivery?
Seating in my house is great :P

Delivery is 10 NIS, or free with orders of 100 NIS or more.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2488 on: April 29, 2013, 09:50:41 AM »
Fish and Two Vegetables update:

Delivery is 10 NIS, or free with orders of 100 NIS or more.

How was it?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2489 on: April 29, 2013, 10:01:05 AM »
How was it?

'Twas good. See my original report.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2490 on: April 29, 2013, 10:04:57 AM »
'Twas good. See my original report.
3 questions.
What is their address?
Hechsher?
Is it directed at Americans too? Because shuk bucharim is not the most attractive place.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2491 on: April 29, 2013, 10:06:59 AM »
Rots5- you never have your review on radrigas... (Or at least I didn't see it)
I'm supposed to go tonight With parents and Would like to hear how was..

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2492 on: April 29, 2013, 10:16:04 AM »
was there again last night.

i gotta say that plug in air freshener really bother me. a restaurant should not have air fresheners or scented candles. 

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2493 on: April 29, 2013, 10:21:32 AM »
was there again last night.

i gotta say that plug in air freshener really bother me. a restaurant should not have air fresheners or scented candles.
there, as in?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2494 on: April 29, 2013, 10:26:58 AM »
3 questions.
What is their address?
Hechsher?
Is it directed at Americans too? Because shuk bucharim is not the most attractive place.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2495 on: April 29, 2013, 10:37:28 AM »

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2496 on: April 29, 2013, 11:25:39 AM »
How's the food though?

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« Reply #2497 on: April 29, 2013, 11:35:50 AM »

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2498 on: April 29, 2013, 11:42:12 AM »
Doesn't sound very convincing..
If my parents here from us and only going out once in yerushalaim worth going there??
(Have been to most other places - but if not too good will stick with what we know..)

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2499 on: April 29, 2013, 11:44:25 AM »
Doesn't sound very convincing..
If my parents here from us and only going out once in yerushalaim worth going there??
(Have been to most other places - but if not too good will stick with what we know..)
i mean its ok and you can get some stuff that cant be found at other mehadrin restaurants in town such as filet and sweetbreads, but dont expect to  have your mind blown