I will do another post about this soon, with pictures, but I just have to say, I can go to the mall for good food.
Delicious, nutritious, well-priced salads, frozen yogurt (it's just about as popular here as in Seattle, but usually without the candy-colored stores), cafes with delicious cakes and coffee, chocolate fountains, sushi, etc.
Oh, and PASTRIES!!!
I must have mentioned Israeli pastry shops before, but if I haven't, umm... they are everywhere. Mamash (Really, Seriously) Everywhere. Don't be surprised if I come back to Seattle a little squidgier. Not any tanner, but definitely softer.
You're not getting squishier, it's just Israel!