In Search of Israeli Cuisine Reviews

August 10, 2019
I'll have what he's having.
August 30, 2017
I suppose the best way to sum up this lively documentary is to say that it introduces viewers to a side of Israel that gets little play in headlines from the Middle East.
May 5, 2017
Foodies alert. Wonderful, exotic and complex history of an emerging food culture.
April 20, 2017
Like the graphics that intermittently appear as Solomonov travels (and which look like the first Google Image result for "Israel map"), the documentary proves slightly underwhelming.
April 6, 2017
Those who enjoy art house adventuring are rewarded with a fascinating look at the creation of amazing food that reflects diverse culture and details a surprisingly sophisticated palate.
March 30, 2017
Sherman and Solomonov buoyantly capture the art and joy of preparing and savoring Israel's raft of gastronomic choices, largely drawn from localized ingredients with a concentration on lemon, olive oil, vegetables, lamb and fish.
March 30, 2017
In Search of Israeli Cuisine could well be a pilot for a Food Channel series, and the personable Solomonov is like Anthony Bourdain without the self-conscious machismo, which makes Solomonov a far more appetizing guide.
March 29, 2017
The film is at its best when tackling the often uncomfortable discussion of what Israelis have learned, borrowed, and absorbed from the Arab cuisines that existed there before creation of the state.
March 29, 2017
An education about Israel's surprisingly diverse cultures, and an exploration of how social, demographic and economic forces have propelled the country's food scene from the bland to the exciting.
March 24, 2017
Illuminating. A lively, mouth-watering feast for the eyes, mind and soul.
March 24, 2017
In Search of Israeli Cuisine is an unadulterated foodie delight. But much more than that, Roger Sherman's documentary offers fascinating insights into a little-understood country ...
March 23, 2017
Long stretches are just the usual food-speak about local ingredients and childhoods spent watching Grandma cook. Its best segments, though, are an informative take on a subject that is still very much evolving.
March 16, 2017
You don't have to be a foodie to find Roger Sherman's documentary In Search of Israeli Cuisine unexpectedly interesting.