Sarah F. Berkowitz

Sarah F. Berkowitz

Sarah F. Berkowitz was born in Jerusalem, raised in Detroit, and currently lives in Atlanta with her Manhattan born and bred husband. Her dream of becoming a psychologist was traded in for a laptop and chef’s hat when she decided to pursue her passion for writing and food. Sarah enjoys cooking, trying to get food to stay still for a good shot, and convincing her kids that they’re really lucky to have a chef as a mom. They’re still waiting for dinner.

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Looking for the best Mediterranean food in Israel? Make it yourself

A self-made meal at Te’amim cooking school beats five-star restaurants, hands down.

My tour of one of the world's best hotels

With world-class amenities and breathtaking architecture, The Norman in Tel Aviv is a destination unto itself.

Apple cider granola bars

Apple cider flavored fruit bits from the shuk give these chewy granola bars fabulous flavor.

Step inside Tishbi, where the wine – and chocolate – are flowing

Tishbi is a family-owned vineyard that produces more than a million bottles a year. But it's so much more than a winery.

Welcome to Berman's, the oldest bakery in Israel

This legendary shop in Jerusalem has stood the test of time by combining centuries-old tradition with modern food trends.

Mediterranean focaccia

These savory, airy focaccia are a creation of Chef Yuval Attias from Jerusalem’s Te’amim Cooking School.

​Where to find America's largest and best caramel apples

We’ve traveled, tasted and tested, just in time for National Caramel Apple Day.

For chef-artist Moshe Segev, the plate is just as important as the food

Restaurateur and TV personality reveals how he came up with his most unique and dazzling food presentations.

Italian-Israeli chef and opera singer calls restaurant his stage

The owner of Apple and Pear brings his own upbringing to the table, courtesy of house-made, authentic Italian food in Jerusalem.

How one Mediterranean chef is shaking up Atlanta's food scene

Chef and grillmaster Shay Lavi aims to bring more down-home Israeli food downtown.

Pumpkin apple cinnamon roll muffins

It's another pumpkin-spiced fall, made even tastier with this muffin-pastry mashup.

Ginger orange tofu stir fry

Try this vegetarian spin on your favorite comfort takeout food for meatless Monday or when you’re out of dinner ideas.

Why I love sheet pan dinners – and you should, too

These one-pan meal recipes are a lifesaver for busy home chefs searching for easy dinner ideas.

At Portland's Aviv, Israeli cuisine goes green

Chef Tal Caspi's eclectic vegan menu showcases his Mediterranean, Mexican and Argentinian influences.

Orange amaretto chocolate cheesecake

You won’t miss the dairy in this creamy, decadent dessert.