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Tel Aviv’s Texas BBQ is not quite Texas, but it’s pretty darn good. There are articles in every reporter’s career they are not prepared to write – they haven’t done their homework, they don’t understand the issue, and they don’t know where to begin. Then there are stories the reporter has trained their whole life […]

December 12, 2014
IkaChocolate Israeli chocolatier takes gold at international competition with zaatar truffle

You sprinkle it on pizza, pita and humous, but would you ever try zaatar with your chocolate? One Israeli company has taken that unlikely combination all the way to victory at the world final of this year’s International Chocolate Awards in London. Ika Chocolate, a three-year-old boutique confectionery headquartered in Tel Aviv, took a rare […]

December 2, 2014
Wild_turkey_eastern_us-635x357 Israelis gobble up more turkey than anyone, thanks in part to ‘pastrami’

In the United States, the consumption of a succulent bird for Thanksgiving’s holiday feast is so ubiquitous that the festival is often referred to as “Turkey Day. But in Israel, every day is turkey day – with the country leading the world in per capita consumption of turkey. Statistics from Israel’s turkey industry, Agriculture Ministry […]

November 26, 2014
IsraelWine Israeli wine cracks world’s top 100

After tasting 18,000 wines from vineyards around the globe, influential American lifestyle magazine Wine Spectator selects Recanati Winery’s Cabernet Sauvignon Galilee for 2014 list. Here’s a good cause for celebration: Influential American lifestyle magazine Wine Spectator has selected the Recanati Winery‘s Cabernet Sauvignon wine from the Upper Galilee series as one of the top 100 […]

November 24, 2014
GMO How Israel is making the case for genetically modified food

Supplying food to a growing population without destroying the world’s ecological systems is one of humanity’s great challenges. Israel is helping deal with this challenge by developing agricultural technologies and efficient irrigation methods. Interest in local research and developments related to food security brought several experts from Britain here two weeks ago as part of […]

November 14, 2014
Nacho Happy International Day of the Nacho!

Today is International Day of the Nacho! We’re celebrating by letting you know which nachos are our favourite in #TLV: this prestigious title goes to Taqueria. Tortilla chips, cheese, tomatoes, spring onions, cilantro, jalapenos, guacamole, sour cream… what more could you ask for? Find out more about Taqueria here.

November 6, 2014