Yonah Schimmel Knish Bakery

Located in the Lower East Side, Manhattan, Yonah Schimmel’s Knish Bakery has been in operation since 1910. Serving Knish, an Eastern European snack food, these handmade delicacies are a must for anyone’s visit to New York. Schimmel’s has served Knish to many notable guests throughout its history, such as Eleanor Roosevelt, Barbara Streisand and Woody Allen, clearly indicating its popularity as one of New York’s top Jewish bakeries.

Zimska luka / Winter Harbour (Hotel Osijek)

Zimska luka restaurant is located in the city centre, with the view onto the Drava river and beautiful green landscape on the opposite bank. It offers Slavonian traditional cuisine, popular dishes and exotic specialties, so it is a good choice for a business lunch, family gathering or a romantic dinner . The menu offers meat dishes, homemade pasta and fish specialties, including a delicious grilled perch.
Besides the high quality of food and service, the restaurant offers a very pleasant atmosphere.

Troja

Troja is a Middle Eastern in the heart of Szeged, serving burgers, pizzas, and baked rice puddings. The restaurant prides itself on its friendly staff, variety of food, and low prices.

Qala Divari

Qala Divari is a unique restaurant in the old city of Baku. They serve a delicious mix of European and Middle Eastern food from kabab and shakshuka to dumplings and Qutab. Don’t forget to try their homemade Turkish tea and pop in on a night when they’re playing traditional music, live!

Miznon

Miznon is known for its entertaining staff, energetic atmosphere, good food, and lively music. It’s a place where you will feel right at home, and the staff members even feel like friends you’ve known for years. It’s often a loud restaurant and fast-paced, but fills you with positive vibes, and of course, outstanding food.

They have an open kitchen where you can see the fresh ingredients being used right in front of you. Some of their unique menu items include a cauliflower pita, a chickpea bowl with egg, the Pitaburger, and a banana Nutella pita. They have plenty of traditional foods as well, such as lamb kabobs, ratatouille, and a variety of deliciously cooked vegetables.

If you are looking for a fun and upbeat dining experience, Miznon is where you want to be. You’re sure to leave with a boost of energy and a belly full of fresh Middle Eastern food.

Cafe Eskeles

Café Eskeles is named after Bernhard Freiherr von Eskeles who was born in Vienna in 1753. He grew up as the son of a rabbi and in 1773 he co-founded the band house: Arnstein and Eskeles. Later, Eskeles became one of the founders of the Austrian National Bank as well.  This restaurant has received high remarks from travelers around the world and has been published in several newspapers and magazines. 

Though the cafe is located in the Jewish Museum, it is open to anyone who wants a unique Israeli dining experience in the center of Vienna. There are a wide range of vegetarian and kosher options, including the best Israeli and Austrian kosher wines to choose from. Some of the dishes rotate but, while the house favorites tend to stay around, there are always amazing Mediterranean and Israeli specialties to try.

 

Bahur Tov

Bahur-Tov is one of the oldest kosher restaurants in Vienna serving a variety of regional, oriental, international, and Jewish dishes. Asher Davidov founded the restaurant, naming it “Bahur-Tov”, which means “good boy” in Hebrew. He received a lot of praise for this name as it brings back pleasant memories. Asher was strongly involved in the local Jewish community and opened the restaurant upon request by community members who wanted Jewish, Asian, and international kosher food. This restaurant has been a popular place ever since its opening. 

Both locals and travelers from around the world have given Bahur-Tov great reviews for their service, reasonable prices, location, and of course, fabulous food. The restaurant is located in the center of the Jewish district and is convenient for the thousands of visitors who explore the area. They also offer catering for all types of events and occasions, from seminars and meetings, to receptions and parties. Whether you’re in the mood for lamb skewers, a falafel sandwich, teriyaki salmon, Shanghai beef, or a hamburger, you’ll be sure to find something delicious from their multi-cultural menu.      

Olive Tree

Olive Tree is a cozy restaurant in Budapest’s District VI, serving a variety of traditional Israeli, Hungarian, and Ukrainian dishes. Their goal is to bring the wonderful flavors of Jerusalem to Budapest for locals and tourists to enjoy. The founders of Olive Tree chose hummus as their primary dish because of its health benefits and the way it compliments several other dishes such as falafel and salad. At Olive Tree, you can choose from 16 hummus entrees or one of their other Middle Eastern falafel or shakshuka dishes.

Everything on their menu is made with fresh and real ingredients for both the taste and health benefits. You will also find many vegan and gluten-free options, making it a perfect stop for anyone looking for authentic Israeli cuisine. The interior is simple, yet cozy, and the menu is well priced for the high-quality flavors and ingredients. If you are a hummus fan, Olive Tree will give you a new way to explore this Middle Eastern dish.

 

Mazal Tov

Mazel Tov is located in the city center’s 7th district, in the middle of the historical Jewish quarter. The restaurant provides an urban, casual and comfortable feeling filled with herbs and trees that allows you to dine in a garden-like atmosphere. Sometimes guests get lucky and come when one of the local bands is performing, which adds even more to the already cozy vibe of the restaurant.

It is recommended to start off your meal here with one of their amazing starters, either the sweet potato wedges with pesto tahini or their homemade za’tar flavored pita chips. For the next course, they have several options from classic shakshuka and hummus plates to quinoa tabbouleh salad and falafel sandwiches. Mazal Tov also serves a wide variety of wines, beer, cocktails, and liquor, making sure there is something for everyone.

Fülemüle Étterem

Fülemüle Étterem is located in the 8th district of Budapest, offering both traditional and modern Hungarian and Jewish cuisine. The homecooked meals are said to bring back childhood memories of parents or grandparents cooking matzo ball soup, goulash, or crispy goose. Many travelers are recommended to this restaurant because of the friendly staff, good-sized portions, and flavorful dishes, and they sometimes stop by multiple times during their stay. This family-run restaurant is definitely a Budapest gem that will leave you satisfied, yet wanting more.