The Carmel market has been around since the 1920s and has expanded over time: nowadays the vendors sell a wide range of products. Make your way through the crowded streets of Carmel Market, stop at interesting stalls enjoy aromas and colors and get to sample some of the most popular and traditional market foods.
The market has become a foodie destination, with many artisan food stalls and small eateries. The variety of food on sale in the Carmel market is a testament to the diverse ethnic groups that have settled in Israel and brought with them traditional food.
Try the rich Georgian comfort food, the artisan cheeses, the homemade hummus and a traditional burrika. Originally from North Africa, burrika is a thin pastry filled with egg and potato or other fillings and quickly deep-fried. Yum!
You will then stop at Uzi Eli’s unusual juice stall. For more than two decades Uzi (also known as the Etrog Man) has been serving up weird and wonderful juice concoctions. Customers tell him their ailment-whether it is physical, mental, or just a broken heart. And he mixes up a remedy from herbs, spices, fruits, and plants. Everything is fresh, prepared on the spot and natural. On the tasting tour, you will also get to try a local dessert.