Never Enough Knafeh: Daring to Be Different With a Favorite Pastry

Knafeh with shakshouka? Knafeh with spinach? A new Jaffa restaurant takes liberties with the traditional dessert.

Danny Phillips’ knafeh place was supposed to satisfy practically every sector in this postmodern world of multiple identities and conflicts. There’s a menu based almost entirely on knafeh – one of the best loved of local foods – put together after extensive research, that gives pride of place to an ancient recipe. He uses local ingredients, including kadaif noodles made by a...