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Picnic Exchange Tel Aviv_01_invitePlease join us for a post-Purim picnic on Rothschild Boulevard 18 this Saturday. Fact: eggs rank at place 3 in the top ten most popular foods of the Middle East.

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Strawberry season reflected in street graffiti.

Strawberry season reflected in street graffiti.

Innovative marketing strategies geared at tourists in the souks.

Innovative marketing strategy developed in the souks!

Shish Kebab at Damascus Gate, the Arab quarter of Jerusalem.

Shish Kebab at Damascus Gate, the Arab quarter of Jerusalem.

Shik Shukit: pita, labneh, tahina, lamb.

Shik Shukit: pita, labneh, tahina, lamb.

Semolina cake with Tahini ice-cream and fruit. The highlight of the dinner.

Semolina cake with Tahini ice-cream and fruit. One highlight of our dinner near the Iraqi market (the other being 90s R&B on full blast).

Best hummus ever. Devoured at Ikirmawi in East Jerusalem.

Best hummus ever. Devoured at Ikirmawi in East Jerusalem.

Orient meets Occident.

For one cannot live without the other.

Fact: Hard-boiled eggs rank 3rd place in the Middle Eastern top 10 most popular foods.

Fact: Hard-boiled eggs rank 3rd place in the Middle Eastern top 10 most popular foods.

Eggs even find their way on pizza.

Eggs even find their way on pizza.

Dried dates, mangoes and pineapples (for € 35,- on the Carmel Market).
Dried dates, mangoes and pineapples (for € 35,- on the Carmel Market).
Sambusak, Samosa-style filled savoury pastries.

Sambusak, Samosa-style filled savoury pastries.

Sarah and her (Spinach-Feta) Sambusak.

Sarah and her (Spinach-Cheese) Sambusak.

Sandra and her (Beef) Sambusak.

Sandra and her (Beef) Sambusak.

Beautiful colours! Pickled vegetabes on Levinsky Street, Tel Aviv.

Beautiful colours! Pickled vegetabes on Levinsky Street.

The best deli in town: Haim Raphael on Levinsky Street.

The best deli in town: Haim Raphael on Levinsky Street.

Good recipes never die.

Good recipes never die. (Spotted on the flea market in Yafa).