Tourist Tip #148 How to Order a Steak in Israel

In Israel, you aren’t going to see filet mignon, rib eye, T-bone or New York strip on the menu. But don’t have a cow; this handy guide will help.

Sorry, vegetarians, but this tip is for those of us who like nothing better than a juicy steak. Israel does indeed offer some delicious cuts of meat, but they go by names that can be unfamiliar to a tourist. If you’re a chow-ready carnivore looking to sink your teeth into some red meat during your visit to the blue-and-white state, it's best to study up on your meat monikers so you know what to ask for.