With beer, greasy food and an epic Super Bowl, Americans in Tel Aviv find community
English was the language at Mike's Place on the Tel Aviv beach promenade Sunday night, a mini-America made up of both teams' fans; even the power outage and absence of the much-anticipated commercials didn't dampen the mood for some aficionados.
“Let’s go ‘Niners!”
The call pierced the quiet dark on the Tel Aviv beach promenade just after midnight on Monday, as American football fans warmed up their vocal chords for the big Super Bowl game at Mike’s Place.
The venue was full – mostly with men, but with a few women scattered among the crowd. Those who arrived early managed to score tables, but the walkways were crowded to the...