101 Best Places to Eat: Africa & the Mideast

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ISRAEL

ABRAXAS NORTH  
Tel Aviv. 972-3-510-4435  
Specialty: Lamb Chops

“Recommended: the whole baked cauliflower.”  
Yotam Ottolenghi, Ottolenghi, London

HABASTA  
Tel Aviv, near the Shuk Ha’carmel  
Specialty: Pumpkin Carpaccio

“This market restaurant is simple and utilitarian. Try the pizza with white truffles.” 
Yotam Ottolenghi, Ottolenghi, London

SOUTH AFRICA

HAUTE CABRIÈRE RESTAURANT  
Franschhoek Valley. 27-21-876-3688  
Specialty: Blesbok Ragout

“At the Haute Cabrière winery, the atmosphere of the farm and restaurant is really unique. One of the most memorable meals I have had in southern Africa.”  
Stuart Cason, Radisson Blu Gautrain, Johannesburg

RISTORANTE LA TRINITA  
Johannesburg. 27-11-466-7949  
Specialty: Homemade Lasagna

“A small, family-run Italian restaurant nestled in a small center in Kyalami. The food is always great, the atmosphere is brilliant, and it offers really good value for the money.”  
Stuart Cason, Radisson Blu Gautrain, Johannesburg

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

PAI THAI  
Dubai. 971-4-366-6730  
Specialty: Sundried Crispy Beef

“Traditional Thai with a gourmet twist. Beautiful dining room, beautiful location with stunning views. A true treat.”—Mauro Ferrari, Hotel Missoni Kuwait, Kuwait City.

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