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JERUSALEM: ALL OF THE RESTAURANTS PICKED BY ANDREW ZIMMERN FOR DELICIOUS DESTINATIONS

Jerusalem – one of the oldest cities in the world and considered a Holy City in the Middle East. The city is well known because of its religious and political-historical events that took place during the Biblical times. Moreover, the food in this place has remarkably contributed to its history and has been passed on from generation to generation to preserve its authenticity. Here are all the addresses and the dishes showcased on Delicious Destinations Jerusalem, all in a convenient list.

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DISH –  SHAWARMA – Delicious Destinations Jerusalem

WHAT IS IT?

Slowly roasted meat in a vertical position, thinly sliced and loaded in flatbread pita or laffa layered with hummus, chillis, vegetables like red cabbage, Arabic salad, pickles .

WHERE TO FIND IT?

Istanbul Samer
E-Zahra 5, Jerusalem Next to National Hotel, East
Jerusalem, Israel

DISH –  FALAFEL – Delicious Destinations Jerusalem

WHAT IS IT?

Deepfried mashed chickpeas blended with herbs and spices

WHERE TO FIND IT?

Arbes
Shilo St 1
Jerusalem, Israel

DISH –  HALVA

WHAT IS IT?

Dense confection made of sweet sesame paste.

WHERE TO FIND IT?

The Halva Kingdom at Mahane Yehuda Market
Agripas St 90
Jerusalem, Israel

Note: The Halva Kingdom is located inside the Mahane Yehuda Market, known locally as “The Shouk”.

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DISH –  KUBBEH

WHAT IS IT?

Semolina and Bulgur wheat dumplings filled with ground beef flavored with spices. Kubbeh can be fried or boiled with beef broth flavored with vegetables and citrus. A soup version is more popular in the area.

WHERE TO FIND IT?

Morduch
Agripas St 70
Jerusalem, Israel

DISH –  BOUREKAS

WHAT IS IT?

Pastry stuffed with savory fillings like spinach, mushroom or cheese.

WHERE TO FIND IT?

Bourekas Ima
Rivka St 17
Jerusalem, Israel