Slideshow: Snapshots from Israel: Jaffa Port Market

Jaffa Port Market
Jaffa Port Market
Restaurants and hummus stands, juices and spice shops.
Jaffa Juice
Jaffa Juice
Ronen Arditi's fruit juice stand sells a variety of pressed-to-order drinks, from the predictable-in-Israel pomegranate, to less common ones like beet-carrot-ginger.
Juiced
Juiced
Waiting for a drinker.
Fruits
Fruits
You'll find a selection of dried fruits at plenty of spice shops in Israel, but this was the first time I tried dried passionfruit, the crunchy seeds still in there.
Dried Clementines
Dried Clementines
The perfect balance of tart and sweet, probably the best dried fruit I had in Israel.
Produce
Produce
Selections of locally grown produce; they've got piles of greens to turn into juices, too.
Port 19
Port 19
A sausage bar from Alan Talmor, who has long sold his sausages to restaurants; this is his first storefront.
Port 19
Port 19
He sells six kinds of sausage every day, rotating from a selection of about 15-20. We loved a not-too-spicy beef and lamb sausage.
Hummus
Hummus
From Farid and Mohammed Marbach, these hummus plates were the best I had in the Tel Aviv area—light and almost fluffy in texture. The chickpeas are soaked for two days before they're whipped into hummus.
Knafe
Knafe
"We went all over Israel and Palestine looking for the best knafe we could. Ours is a bit boutique, but we wanted to give people choices, and always make theirs to order."
Plated Knafe
Plated Knafe
Hello, pistachio.
Jaffa Port Market
Jaffa Port Market
It's located in a warehouse right on the Mediterranean, a spot that's been an active fishing port for millennia.