Israeli Cookbook & Local Restaurants

Need your fix for Schwarma, Labane with Zatar, Shnitzelim…crembo….shakshouka….

Easy Mediterranean Style Recipes by Galit Urich, Michal Levi and Jennie Starr

Israeli Cookbook: in English/Hebrew and in English/Spanish
We included the most common recipes on Israeli dinner tables sharing how to recreate them with American ingredients.  Purchase a copy and all proceeds are donated to support Israeli culture in San Diego.


I Love Pita. Miramar.  Pick Up is from Pastalini at 7190 Miramar Rd, Ste 109, San Diego CA 92121 Mon-Fri from 10am to 8pm.

Micheline’s Pita House. La Jolla. Address: 4150 Regents Park Row, Ste 120San Diego, CA 92037. Phone: (858) 412-6274.  Second location opens 2018 in Solana Beach.  Yelp/Web

The Place JCC in La Jolla.  Address:  Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, JACOBS FAMILY CAMPUS, 4126 Executive Drive, La Jolla, CA 92037.
Morris & Eveline Darey are the owners.

2Brothers Address: 6548 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92115.  Phone: 619-229-8500


Ralphs La Jolla Address: 8657 Villa La Jolla Dr. (at Via Mallorca) La Jolla, CA 92037.  This market has 3-4 rows of Kosher section and one of the largest selection of Israeli products locally.

North Park Produce  Poway.  Address: 12342 Poway Road, San Diego, CA 92128, phone 858-391-9100.  Arab market with some Israeli food items.


Mendy’s Hummus  Pick Up La Jolla/UTC area.  Contact Info: or 619-972-3770.  A local Israeli making his own and selling from his home.

The Spice Way  Encinitas. Address: 260 N El Camino Real, Encinitas, CA 92024,  phone: (760) 634-9709

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