Leave your passport at home and enjoy a week of Israeli-inspired delights at the second annual Taste of Israel Restaurant Week! Chefs at participating restaurants offer their creative interpretations of the diverse cultures and flavors that shape Israeli cuisine today: Moroccan, Ethiopian, Yemenite, Persian, Russian and many others. Join us from Jan. 28 to Feb. 4.
Enjoy specials throughout the week at these restaurants:
- Café Landwer
- Central Kitchen
- Chubby Chickpea
- Craigie on Main (special one-night pop-up on Wednesday, Jan. 29)
- Craigie Burger
- Galit’s Treats
- Mamaleh’s Delicatessen
- Milk Street Cafe
- Our Fathers Deli
- Variety Bar
Prices vary per restaurant.
Craigie on Main hosts special one-night only Taste of Israel menu, Wed., January 29
Craigie on Main, the famed restaurant of James Beard Award-Winning Chef Tony Maws, features a special Taste of Israel menu one night only—Wednesday, January 29. Make your reservations now to ensure a seat!
“The Vibe of the Tribe” live podcast recording at Mamaleh’s, with JewishBoston.com
Tues., Jan 28, 6:30- 8:30 PM, at Mamaleh’s Delicatessen in Kendall Square, Cambridge.
Join JArts, JewishBoston, and four celebrated Boston chefs for a live, interactive podcast recording about the history and evolution of Israeli food. JewishBoston’s “The Vibe of the Tribe” co-hosts Miriam Anzovin and Dan Seligson will be in conversation with:
- Michael Leviton, eight-time James Beard Foundation Award nominee and chair of Taste of Israel Restaurant Week
- Rachel Sundet, owner and pastry chef at Mamaleh’s Delicatessen
- Avi Shemtov, owner and chef at The Chubby Chickpea and Simcha
- Galit Grutman, owner and chef at Galit’s Treats Café and Bakery
Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with the podcast recording beginning promptly at 7 p.m. Tickets include a light nosh, with additional food and drinks available for purchase. Tickets a must at:
Cocktail + Boureka Pop-Up
Thurs., Jan 30, 5-10 PM, at Variety Bar
The Comedy Studio, 1 Bow Market Way, Somerville, MA 02143
Variety Bar and JArts join forces during Taste of Israel, offering a special Israel-inspired cocktail menu. We welcome Louis DiBiccari and his Humaari pop-up for this evening of food and drink, which features a special comedy show with Israeli comedians at 8 p.m. Tickets at
Jazz with guitarist Roy Ben Bashat
Sat., Feb 1, 6:30-8:30PM at Bonapita, West Roxbury,
Pair your Israeli cuisine with the musical stylings of Roy Ben Bashat, an Israeli, Boston-based multi-genre performer, composer, and arranger.
Cooking Demo with Chef Michael Leviton
Sun., Feb. 2, 1:00-2:30 PM, at Time Out Market Boston
Join chef Michael Leviton, co-founder of Craigie Burger and chair of Taste of Israel Restaurant Week, for a cooking demonstration at Fenway’s new food hall.
In partnership with Israeli American Council, The Consulate General of Israel to New England, CJP, JewishBoston.com and Boston Jewish Film.+ More... - Less...
Until Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 8:00 pm
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