Today Eater returns to Tel Aviv, Israel, to check in on 17 newish restaurants that have been garnering some serious buzz. Once again, we’ve tapped local food writer Keren Brown to offer her picks for the hottest openings of the past 12 months.
“Over the last year, Tel Aviv has been all about Asian cooking,” says Brown, “with restaurants dedicated to ramen, sushi, and all kinds of inventive Pan-Asian small plates.” But at the same time, she says, Israelis are starting to embrace their own cuisine like never before, with chefs proudly showcasing their backgrounds, cultures, and the local Israeli produce that is the core of this country’s cuisine. “Israeli street food is now bigger and better than ever — even the fanciest of chefs want to get their hands dirty and create something that you can eat on the go. Out with the rules and in with the pita.”Read More