Chefs & Restaurants

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.

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.

Modern taste of Israel coming to Chicago

Award-winning Chef Zach Engel is bringing the scents and flavors of the Mediterranean to the Windy City.

Episode 19: Oded Brenner, chocolate mogul

The founder of the world famous Max Brenner chocolate shops was banished from his company. But, after a five-year exile, the chocolatier has returned and is making a comeback.

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.

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.

Natalie Portman burns her mouth for the planet

She made a documentary about factory farms and told us about it while eating painfully spicy wings.

Our guide to the top U.S. restaurants that serve Israeli cuisine

We've rounded up the best places to experience the flavors and freshness of Mediterranean food.

Why your next meal needs to be at Alenbi of Brooklyn

This modern Israeli eatery will leave you floating on a 'ridiculously happy culinary cloud.'

Episode 10: Ron Ben-Israel, celebrity baker and TV judge

He was discovered by Martha Stewart, judges 'Cake Wars,' and is one of the most sought-after wedding cake designers in the world.

Episode 6: Sarah F. Berkowitz, Israeli food expert and recipe author

Our resident chef on her favorite meals and how cooking creates bonds between friends and family.

At this Israeli restaurant, fresh figs are front and center

Helena Restaurant in Caesarea reimagines classic cuisine with new flavors and ingredients.

How this pastry chef went from bagel maker to James Beard Award winner

The food world is singing the praises of Zahav's 27-year-old Camille Cogswell.