Fasting and Fast-food: 30 Days and 30 Bites of Ramadan

With Israel’s Muslim community currently celebrating Ramadan, it’s the perfect time to discover delicious fast food with a difference.

Nadia Barhumi’s modest apartment lies within the mighty stone seawall right by the old port in Acre. One of the kitchen windows facing the sea is an opening that once used to hold a cannon. From another kitchen window, small fishing boats can be seen rocking gently on the turquoise waters. “If we had this kind of view while frying up an omelet, we’d be better cooks, and better people,” the guests...