Loving the Taste of Escapism: How One Tel Aviv Restaurant Cooks Away the Conflict

This story was originally published in The Wayward Post. Read the full story here.

Bright sumac and good olive oil on the goat cheese. Thin radishes and cilantro on the lentils with fire-roasted tomatoes. He nods with each dish, passing it on to the waiters. The mood is calm and clear, forty or so miles from the Gaza Strip.

 

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One of the cooks at Puaa stays calm on a busy night.
The line at Puaa – tongs, fire and clogs.
A sign on a shuttered store near Jaffa.
A sign on a shuttered store near Jaffa.
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  1. Love the interwoven threads of the food, the setting, and the sociopolitical context. And the photos are fantastic!

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