A sleek, but welcoming new concept from Amy Brandwein in CityCenterDC includes a top–notch restaurant, bar, café and market with tempting prepared foods and celebrates seasonal, multi–region Italian cooking.
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H Street’s Star and Shamrock, which recently marked its fifth anniversary, celebrates Old World Lower East Side Jewish and Irish immigration in the tastiest way: pastrami and fish-and-chips-style potato knishes.
Between October and February, Israelis stock up on Krembo, a majestic treat consisting of a cookie topped with marshmallow mousse, dipped in chocolate and wrapped in colorful foil—the ultimate sign of winter.
It started out as a pop-up, but New York-style Bullfrog Bagels now has a permanent home at Star and Shamrock Tavern and Deli. New York-style bagel, meet house-cured meats and fish.
Almost 70 years old and with nearly 50 years of Hilton experience, kind, calm Avigdor Brueh, executive chef of the Hilton Tel Aviv, is the man running one of Tel Aviv’s, and Israel’s, finest food operations.
Recipe courtesy of Avigdor Brueh, executive chef at the Hilton Tel Aviv. Every year the Hilton Tel Aviv serves some 500 guests during Rosh Hashanah. While the menu changes annually, certain dishes, like chicken soup with noodles or matzah balls and this gefilte fish, are regulars.
Recipe courtesy of Avigdor Brueh, executive chef at the Hilton Tel Aviv. This spicy Moroccan fish is typically made for Rosh Hashanah and other holidays in Moroccan Jewish homes. It isn’t served at the Hilton on Rosh Hashanah, but is very popular at events such as bar mitzvahs.
Since 1914, Russ & Daughters has been a fixture for Jewish Eastern European staples like smoked fish and appetizing. Its new sister café is a hip sit-down spot where those delicacies shine.
Just two hours north of DC, James Beard award-winning chef Michael Solomonov is winning over palates with his modern Israeli cuisine. Fried cauliflower and lamb with pomegranate and chickpeas, anyone?
At first, Shulie was cool to the Israeli trend of putting tahini in ice cream, but remembering her love for sesame halva, it wasn’t long before she was making her own halva ice cream.