Flora Tsapovsky is a San Francisco-based food and culture writer.
Popular fiction has become the newest front in the culture wars surrounding the support of Israel
We’ve read about people losing their jobs because of opinions they’ve posted on the Israel-Hamas war that their employers don’t like. But some employees are also quitting because of things their employers have said—or haven’t said.
Israeli restaurants and hotels offer free food and shelter for displaced civilians—as well as grieving families and soldiers preparing for battle
Tel Aviv chef Yuval Ben Neriah wants to change how diners—and at-home cooks—feel about fresh seafood
Israeli Arab restaurants are bringing Italian flavors to traditional recipes, and winning over diners with their innovative combinations
Chefs and diners await the debut of the country’s Michelin guide
Recent immigrants from Ukraine, Russia, and Belarus are changing what’s on the menu—from cafes to bars
Assaf Granit made a name for himself with his trendy restaurants in Israel and Europe—and his Michelin star. Now he’s modeling expensive watches.
In Israel, the humble vegetable has gotten trendy
Israeli liquor producers are putting local flavors in their new creations
New projects highlight the ongoing evolution—and diverse roots—of the country’s cuisine
New hotels and restaurants are changing the way tourists think about Tiberias—but the development has not come without challenges
The unlikely face of a popular Szechuan condiment
The pandemic made a lot of younger Jews realize how much their grandparents meant to them. Now they’re sharing their inspiration through art, fashion, and media projects.
Stuck at home? Israeli chef Erez Komarovsky brings a new world of food directly to you.
As restaurants face an uncertain future, chefs get creative
In a field dominated by men, Ruti Broudo has made a name for herself—with her restaurants, her unique style, her public appearances, and now, her battle to save her industry
The pandemic took a huge toll on traditional flower shops in Israel, but innovative businesses have found new ways to sell