Category Mediterranean

Jack’s Wife Freda: Brunch in SoHo, NYC

Jack’s Wife Freda is the name of a restaurant in SoHo, NYC.  Jack and Freda are the names of the grandparents of South African Jewish owner Dean Jankelowitz  (co-owner is Dean’s wife Maya).  Jack’s Wife Freda is a small, cozy restaurant that does not take reservations (except for parties of 6 or more), so any […]

The Gate Islington – All vegetarian restaurant in London

The Gate restaurant was highly recommended to me as the “best” vegetarian restaurant in London before I moved to London.  So, I had to check it out!  I loved the airy, casual “feel” of The Gate in Islington and the range of vegetarian options there.  Some dishes can be made vegan upon request, some are […]

Spicy vegetable spread and excellent kebabs at Rumi Turkish Grill in Jersey City

On a recent weekday, I met a friend for lunch in the Exchange Place / Jersey City area and we decided to go to Rumi Turkish Grill.  Rumi Turkish Grill is a small Turkish bistro / restaurant that ought to be really busy for the impressive quality of food that it serves.  There was a […]