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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

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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

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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

Margarita Mixes, Acrobats and More

This is a guest post by Marisa Ingram. Cinco de Mayo is almost here. To celebrate I attended a party hosted by Demitri’s to launch their new Margarita Mixes. Hosted at newish (and fun) Capitol Hill event space Fred Wildlife Refuge, this was a lively party made all the more festive by 7 piece Latin band the SuperSones . Acting as the perfect accompaniment to … Continue reading Margarita Mixes, Acrobats and More