The city does draw history buffs but thanks to Akko resident and ambassador, Chef Uri Jeremias, Akko has fast become a global foodie destination as well. While I was in Tel Aviv, countless people told me, I “could not leave Israel without visiting Uri Buri,” Jeremias’s restaurant right on the port in an old ottoman building with the decor of a Bedouin tent; hopefully while there I would meet it’s eccentric proprietor of 27 years, Uri Jeremias. “You can’t miss him, he looks like Santa Claus.” Without a doubt, this is the best seafood you will have in Israel.
Check out my food guide to Tel Aviv for SUITCASE magazine and book your next trip to Tel Aviv. Chicken liver pita from Miznon, diabetes fighting goat cheese, wasabi flavoured sorbet… You’re welcome ;).