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“First of all, it’s all delicious,” Mimi Sheraton said of the beautiful Middle-Eastern spread set before us at Dizengoff NYC — when we finally paused from our avid eating long enough to assess the situation. “Earthy, exotic, a very different flavor palate from what we think of in this country as Jewish cooking.”
It’s rare for New Yorkers to have restaurant envy. Isn’t everything we could possibly want to eat right here?
Israeli food has come into its own. Like the population, the cuisine is a fusion of influences from around the world, and a generation of young chefs has added sophistication and skill to the mix. But all the innovation and sophistication would fall flat without the building blocks: simple dishes and locally grown seasonal fruits and vegetables.
(JTA) — The approach of International Hummus Day (Friday, May 13) coincides with the release of a study showing that more than 90 percent of Israelis say they eat hummus at least once a week — and nearly 70 percent currently have some in their refrigerator.
New Yorkers don’t have to wait much longer for Michael Solomonov’s superlative plates of hummus (like this one, from Dizengoff in Philadelphia). The New York branch is set to open next month.