The Best Online Workouts To Do During Quarantine

There’s never been a better time to get fit.  Whether it be with the kids or on your own, it’s time to take advantage to all the resources that are free right now. Also, some of the best websites and apps are offering a trial period for the next few weeks. In no particular order, here is a list. Peleton,Yes, the bike company is offering … Continue reading The Best Online Workouts To Do During Quarantine

Sticky post

Where to Eat During the Eurovision 2019 in Tel Aviv

If you’re new here, my name is Keren, a.k.a the Frantic Foodie. I have been writing about food for more than 13 years. I live and breathe food and live in the city of Tel Aviv.  My days are spent trying every restaurant, market and food shop and I often just walk around trying to scout new places. I love my little city and often … Continue reading Where to Eat During the Eurovision 2019 in Tel Aviv

Sticky post

OCD, Where Fine Dining Meets Crazy Creativity

One of the questions I always get is “What is your favorite restaurant in Tel Aviv?” It’s one of the hardest questions to answer. Do you mean when I have a night off? Do you mean when I am craving vegan? Do you mean when I am craving fancy? Do you mean when I am craving a burger? I would love to let people in … Continue reading OCD, Where Fine Dining Meets Crazy Creativity

Binyamina Winery Launches New Line Just In Time For Passover

It’s a celebration and Binyamina Winery wants you to celebrate by opening up new wines for the occasion. The celebration is 70 years to Israel and 95 to the Binyamina area, the new line is here just in time for Passover. The ” Moshava” is the newest series, giving thanks to the beautiful and rich city of Binyamina and accentuating the scents and aromas of … Continue reading Binyamina Winery Launches New Line Just In Time For Passover

Sticky post

What to Do on Valentine’s Day 2018 in Tel Aviv and Israel

Light your Fire at Milgo & Milbar Following the lines of modern French cuisine with an incredible wine menu, Chef Moti Titman created a variety of dishes to be shared in all shades of red and orange. The atmosphere will also complement special cocktails in fiery red hues. On The Menu: A fish soup with crystal shrimps, salmon confit bruschetta, red tuna with lobster gnocchi and more. Time: Evening … Continue reading What to Do on Valentine’s Day 2018 in Tel Aviv and Israel

Sticky post

The Third Time Was the Charm: Israel’s Cocktail Festival on the Marina

Innovative drinks, savory bites, and a stunning view made this year’s Israel Cocktail Festival a huge success. On July 19-20, tons of people gathered at the Herzliya Marina for a festival of one-of-kind drinks made from the alcohol industry’s leading brands and Israel’s top mixologists hosted by Grape Man and Zman Amiti. With the purchase of a ticket, event goers were given three hand-made cocktails of … Continue reading The Third Time Was the Charm: Israel’s Cocktail Festival on the Marina

Sticky post

Booze, Views, and Grooves: The Israel Cocktail Festival is Here Again!

The Israel Cocktail Festival is back for its third year in a row and this time is heading to the Herzilya Marina for a stunning two-day festival of music, fun and of course, drinks! Join the leading alcohol brands and most creative mixologists in Israel for a chance to experience some of the best, most innovative cocktails on the scene. Come to see the new … Continue reading Booze, Views, and Grooves: The Israel Cocktail Festival is Here Again!

Sticky post

Milgo & Milbar and Castel Winery are giving you free wine!

Let them drink wine! At least that’s what the owners of Milgo & Milbar and Castel Winery believe ( we believe it too!). For one month (June 18-July 18) the chef restaurant will be partnering with Castel to give its diners a free glass of wine with the purchase of a business lunch. This partnership has a clear goal in mind: enhance the Israeli wine culture … Continue reading Milgo & Milbar and Castel Winery are giving you free wine!

Sticky post

3 Wine Events for Passover

Three Must-Attend Wine Events This Passover   If there is no bread, then there must be wine! Passover is here and it’s the time to check out wine tastings, music parties and more. Start off with the most-talked about Best Value event, then road trip cross country for some unique wine tasting opportunities!   Wine lovers take note! Best value, the masterminds behind Sommelier, Israel’s … Continue reading 3 Wine Events for Passover

Round Tables By American Express

One of the most anticipated food events in Tel Aviv is coming up this November.  Top chefs from all over the world will  come to Israel to cook with the best chefs in town. Every hosting restaurant will serve a tasting menu, featuring the signature dishes of the guest restaurant, seasoned with a pinch of local flavors and ingredients inspired by the Israeli chef.  The 13 … Continue reading Round Tables By American Express

New Hebrew Show Takes all the Guesswork Out of Cooking Fish the Israeli Way

Popular chef Charlie Fadida will debut his new cooking show on Friday. This show will focus on everything you need to know about how to cook fish the Israeli way—and how to prepare the bountiful raw ingredients that accompany it.   Each program in the show looks at a different type of fish. Enjoy the scenery and the creative  cooking as the show takes you from … Continue reading New Hebrew Show Takes all the Guesswork Out of Cooking Fish the Israeli Way

Tel Aviv White Night, June 30th

  Tel Aviv   “the city that never sleeps” celebrates the annual White Night on June 30th, 2016. Throughout the evening (and through the morning) there will be a selection of events all over town.  Check out the list here. The European Union Presents: Street Art Europa! An Urban Happening and Celebration of Art Displays Dealing with Sustainability Arts & Crafts Workshops for the General … Continue reading Tel Aviv White Night, June 30th

Where to Eat during Pride Week Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv is full of rainbows this week,  rainbow flags line the streets,  storefronts showing their rainbow displays and the general feeling that love is in the air! Gay pride is a big celebration with endless events and so much to do! The Mayor of Tel Aviv- Yafo , Ron Huldai sums it up : “The Pride Parade has turned into one of the symbols of … Continue reading Where to Eat during Pride Week Tel Aviv

Sticky post

5 Observations from the Forbes 30 Under 30 Conference in Israel

In the city of Tel Aviv, events are aplenty!  Tech events seem to happen every night, entrepreneurs meet up to swap business cards and ideas,  restaurants are bursting with people at all times of the day and it makes you wonder if anybody actually goes to work. Tel Avivers love a good coffee, a strong idea and an honest opinion. With the arrival of the … Continue reading 5 Observations from the Forbes 30 Under 30 Conference in Israel

Bakeoff Israel Starts Saturday at 9 pm

Israel’s version of ” The Great British Bakeoff ” starts Saturday at 9p.m.  This new  show that brings home bakers into the spotlight promises a myriad of baking inspiration showcasing ordinary people making extraordinary cakes. The show is judged by Carine Goren, known for her baking cookbooks that have changed the Israel baking scene, Ran Shmueli, the chef behind Claro, Israel’s   well-loved Farm-to Table … Continue reading Bakeoff Israel Starts Saturday at 9 pm

Sticky post

2016 Forbes Under 30 Summit is Coming Up on April 3- April 7th

It’s happening! The Forbes  Under 3o is coming to Israel from April 3- April 7th. The Under 30 Summit EMEA will bring together the greatest young entrepreneurs and game-changers from America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, for four days and nights of fostering world-changing ideas and collaborations. The event will take place in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem. Among the guests and panelists are entrepreneurs … Continue reading 2016 Forbes Under 30 Summit is Coming Up on April 3- April 7th

Sticky post

Vibe Israel, Introducing Bloggers to Israel

There is so much that I want you to know about Israel. There is so much that I want you to see. Every single time a a friend comes to visit,  every single time, I need to drag them to my favorite places like Shuk Ha Carmel  (the local market) where I spend my Friday mornings picking produce and saying hi to random people. There is something about … Continue reading Vibe Israel, Introducing Bloggers to Israel

Sticky post

Live Global Telecast on Passover Cooking with Executive Chef Nir Elkayam of Inbal Hotel

What are you making for Passover? Do you need a little help? The Inbal Jerusalem Hotel is set to share its legendary and eclectic holiday recipes with the world, in the first-ever live Passover cooking broadcast, hosted by award-winning Executive Chef Nir Elkayam. The  cooking session will be broadcasted live from the Inbal’s kitchen onTuesday, March 24 at 18.00 IST, with people around the world … Continue reading Live Global Telecast on Passover Cooking with Executive Chef Nir Elkayam of Inbal Hotel

Sticky post

Allergies are No Laughing Matter

Yesterday I read something on the internet that made me livid. Most people who don’t have kids with allergies would not think much about it, perhaps my old self, a food writer who “ate everything” 6 years ago, before my oldest was born, would have not thought much of it but this “stupid” sentence  haunted me through the night.  Quaker published in a recent article: … Continue reading Allergies are No Laughing Matter

Sticky post

How to Plan a Pirate Birthday Party

This year for our son’s 6th birthday, we decided to throw an awesome party. We met at a local park and there were around 30 kids, many from his class and their siblings  too.  We made a list of activities a few weeks before and every day, we planned a bit at a time. Since there were a lot of kids, we divided them into … Continue reading How to Plan a Pirate Birthday Party

Sticky post

Bertie, Tel Aviv.

When I talk about Tel Aviv, my eyes light up. It will always be my first love. It is the place where I worked my first real job, had my first alcoholic drink, my first night club outing  and the place for many other firsts that I just  won’t mention here. There are always people everywhere, the bars are always full , the beaches are … Continue reading Bertie, Tel Aviv.

Sticky post

A Trip Through Italy

  This is a Guest post by Coral Sisk, author of Curious Appetite  a food blog of Italian travel and enogastronomy. Coral is currently in Seattle starting a business of Italian travel consults and gourmet tours. Thanks to the networking power of Foodportunity, she is now collaborating with the Pike Place Market this fall for a market tour and cooking demo in late October. This … Continue reading A Trip Through Italy

Sticky post

Quorn Dinner at Staple & Fancy

A few weeks ago, I was invited to taste Quorn for the first time at a media event at Staple & Fancy.  I am a huge fan of all of Ethan Stowell restaurants, especially Staple & Fancy and How to Cook a Wolf.   It was in the private dining room called The Cellar. I have to admit, I was really curious about trying Quorn because I … Continue reading Quorn Dinner at Staple & Fancy

Sticky post

Kathleen Flinn’s Book Release Party on August 14 and a Giveaway, Win VIP Tickets

Author Kathleen Flinn  of “The Sharper Your Knife, the Less You Cry” ( a New York Times bestseller) is releasing her second book this month and throwing a party  to celebrate!  We are giving away a VIP package here, including ( the book), admission for two and a special bag!To win, just leave a comment below telling us what your favorite restaurant in town is or … Continue reading Kathleen Flinn’s Book Release Party on August 14 and a Giveaway, Win VIP Tickets

Sticky post

AAJA Chef’s Showcase and Kaisho, Asian Street Food

Last Monday, the Seattle Chapter of the Asian American Journalist Association hosted the first Chef’s Showcase event. The event held at the Columbia Tower Club and showcased some delicious bites and the best view in town. Local celebrity chefs shared their favorite recipes and cooked for the crowd. There was wine pouring, nibbles and a room full of people in a cheerful mood. Chef Lisa … Continue reading AAJA Chef’s Showcase and Kaisho, Asian Street Food

Sticky post

Kitchenbug Launches New Mobile App at Foodportunity

With  Foodportunity event just around the corner, we are prepping for a fun-filled, tantalizing and delicious time! This year’s premier sponsor is Kitchenbug.  I joined the Kitchenbug team last year as soon as I realized that there was a smarter way to collect recipes and that this company marries her two favorite things, food and innovation. I am really excited to share what we do … Continue reading Kitchenbug Launches New Mobile App at Foodportunity

Sticky post

What’s Your Foodportunity Contest

Dear Seattle foodies, bloggers and publishers. It is time for another “What’s Your Foodportunity” Contest! Enter our contest to win the opportunity to represent your blog at our next event alongside world-renowned food entrepreneurs,  Kurt Beecher Dammeier ( Beecher’s Handmade Cheese), Maxime Bilet ( Co-author of Modernist Cuisine),  Dror Daliot & Tal Rosenberg (Kitchenbug.com), Janelle Maiocco (Farmstr.com), and Jason Wang (CEO of Caviar). The winner will … Continue reading What’s Your Foodportunity Contest

Sticky post

Foodportunity July 28, 2014

We have exciting news here:   “Foodportunity” Is Back With a Splash of Tech   This year’s networking event is sponsored by Kitchenbug.com, an online recipe box, that offers nutritional and calorie information for any recipe on the web, in real time. Kitchenbug will be launching their new mobile app at the event . They will have a photobooth from  Seattle Photo Booths and suprises for … Continue reading Foodportunity July 28, 2014

Sticky post

I Have An Onion Allergy, I am not Kidding You

I am the annoying person who asks a million questions about the food at restaurant. Could you wear gloves? Can you clean your knife? Does that have onion in it? My husband knows that he can’t kiss me if he ate raw onions or I might throw up on him. Allergies are not a joke (I have a son with a nut allergy, I know … Continue reading I Have An Onion Allergy, I am not Kidding You

Sticky post

New Updates and Kitchenbug

Where did this year go? My twins just passed the two year mark, which means they have their own little personalities. Every one of my three kids is finding a different path and it is really nice to see how different they are and what makes each child smile. My 2 year old boy loves cooking and can tell you exactly what you need to … Continue reading New Updates and Kitchenbug

Sticky post

Teatro Zinzanni- A Seattle Experience

Guest blogger Micaela Surdi from She Writes For Food tells you why you have to try this experience. My first visit to Teatro Zinzanni was an experience I will never forget. The atmosphere, the energy, the enthusiasm, the theatrics, the comedy, the magic, the performances, and the food were all out of this world. Seriously. Upon making my trip over to Teatro ZinZanni in lower … Continue reading Teatro Zinzanni- A Seattle Experience

Sticky post

Foodportunity Contest Winners

What’s Your Foodportunity? And the winners are…. Last week we posted the entries. The judges have chosen the winners. Yashar Shayan is the first place winner and you will meet him at Foodportunity at his very own table. Read more about him and his connection to wine here. Impulse wine. The second prize goes to Pastry Craft. (The second prize winner will receive a cookbook … Continue reading Foodportunity Contest Winners

Sticky post

Foodportunity Contest Entries

I am delighted to share all the entries for the Foodportunity contest. The judges are making their decision. I am happy to announce that our judges are Alice Currah from Savory Sweet Life, Linda Miller Nicholson from Salty Seattle and Ronald Holden from Cornichon.org. photo credit: Jackie Donnely Baisa All the entries are below. We would love to hear what you think? What’s your Foodportunity? … Continue reading Foodportunity Contest Entries

Sticky post

Trophy Cupcakes and Party Has a New Book. You can win it. Giveaway

There are so many people to meet at the next Foodportunity. We are especially excited to introduce you to Jennifer Shea, the lady behind the legendary Trophy Cupcakes. Jennifer is buzzing with energy, she is like the Martha Stewart of cupcakes, always doing and creating new flavors, new recipes and inspiration for parties. She will be at Foodportunity to meet you, answer your cupcake/party planning … Continue reading Trophy Cupcakes and Party Has a New Book. You can win it. Giveaway

Foodportunity, October 28, 2013

Foodportunity is coming up on October 28. The next Foodportunity, a series of networking events for Seattle food lovers and professionals, will take place on Monday, Oct. 28, from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. at Tom Douglas’ Palace Ballroom, 2100 5th Ave. A group of local food entrepreneurs and chefs will be available for questions and conversation in the lounge of the Palace Ballroom between … Continue reading Foodportunity, October 28, 2013

Sticky post

What’s your Foodportunity 2013 Contest

We are getting excited about Foodportunity here. All photo credit : Jackie Donnely Baisa What’s Foodportunity? Foodportunity is a networking event for Seattle’s food community. You get to meet people who are passionate about food. The best chefs in Seattle put their food out for you to try. Chefs and foodies come to mingle together. The event is October 28, Palace Ballroom. All the info … Continue reading What’s your Foodportunity 2013 Contest

Sticky post

Save the Date, Foodportunity, October 28

Save the Date (and get your tickets) for Foodportunity, Seattle’s premier food networking event October 28, 2013 Sponsored by Washington’s Beef Community What: Foodportunity, Seattle food community’s repeatedly sold out premier networking event, with tastes from Tom Douglas Restaurants, The Inn at Langley, McCracken Tough Restaurants, Le Zinc, Ray’s Boathouse and Catering, Dinette, La Bodega and many more restaurants and companies. Who: Local Chefs and … Continue reading Save the Date, Foodportunity, October 28

Sticky post

Easy Iced Tea

This is a guest post by Marisa Ingram. Marisa has been an indispensable part of the Foodportunity team for the last two years. She has a lifelong passion for home baking and a growing interest in all things fresh, local, organic, and seasonal. Though a native Washingtonian, a love for history took her to Charleston, SC where she obtained her degree in English from the … Continue reading Easy Iced Tea

Sticky post

Kathy Casey D’lish Deviled Eggs

This is a guest post by Marisa Ingram. Marisa has been an indispensable part of the Foodportunity team for the last two years. She has a lifelong passion for home baking and a growing interest in all things fresh, local, organic, and seasonal. Though a native Washingtonian, a love for history took her to Charleston, SC where she obtained her degree in English from the … Continue reading Kathy Casey D’lish Deviled Eggs

Sticky post

What is Sous-Vide?

Today’s guest post is by Cuisine Solutions, a company that specializes in sous-Vide prepared foods. This is a sponsored post. So What is Sous-Vide? You’ve probably heard the phrase before- or believe you’ve heard it. Like so many food terms tossed around in the culinary word, it sounds quick, curt, and vaguely French or Italian. Au gratin, al forno, or any number of words with … Continue reading What is Sous-Vide?

Sticky post

Every Day Cabbage Salad by Nutritionist Paula Rosenberg

This has become my every day cabbage salad. Every day, I eat it. Every few days, I make a bowl of it and I keep it in my fridge for those moments when I am starving, ravenous, so darn hungry that I could eat the house down. It is also great for those moments, when I need a little snack. And it actually tastes even … Continue reading Every Day Cabbage Salad by Nutritionist Paula Rosenberg

Sticky post

Shuk Ha Carmel, Tel Aviv

This is my absolute favorite place in Israel. It is the Tel Aviv Market also known as Shuk Ha Carmel. This is a bustling market filled with rows and rows of vegetables and fruit, spices, breads, toys and clothing of all kinds. The selection of bread is out of control. I love dried fruit, especially these that come in every shape and size. I am … Continue reading Shuk Ha Carmel, Tel Aviv

Sticky post

Dizengoff Center on Friday Mornings, A Tel Aviv Food Fair

I am going to take you on a little eating tour of Israeli food. In Israel, instead of food trucks, some of the malls are packed with stations with mommas and pappas (Imas and Abas in Hebrew) serving you home cooked Israeli food. Israeli food is a lot more diverse than it gets credit for. It is more than just another Felafel or Shawarma. It’s … Continue reading Dizengoff Center on Friday Mornings, A Tel Aviv Food Fair

Sticky post

Seattle Chocolate Salon 2013

This is a post by Marisa Ingram. Marisa is a food Lover and a baking addict with a case of travel wanderlust (more about Marisa below). photo of Restless Chocolates. It’s the rare visit to the grocery store that I don’t get waylaid in the chocolate aisle. With the large assortment available these days – including many local, artisanal varieties – it is difficult to … Continue reading Seattle Chocolate Salon 2013

The Well-Loved Serafina From New York Debuts in Tel Aviv

  The name Serafina evokes memories of cozy, Italian food and fresh- from- the- oven pizza. This popular and well-loved American chain currently boasts 14 locations across America, as well as 37 restaurants in places as diverse and far-flung as Tokyo and Rio de Janeiro. After a long wait, the 38th is finally in Israel – in the Ramat Aviv neighborhood of Northern Tel Aviv. … Continue reading The Well-Loved Serafina From New York Debuts in Tel Aviv