Tag Archives: Eating Standing Up

Review in Jewniverse of Eating Standing Up

“The Israeli writer Assaf Gavron straddles the deathly funny and deathly serious. In his novel Almost Dead, a man survives multiple suicide-bomb attacks and inadvertently becomes a national hero. His clever and subversive work, Eating Standing Up, focuses on an even more volatile target: falafel stands.” … Get to know more »

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FoodTrip in Jerusalem

For three weeks, in July-August, a food-truck roamed the streets of Jerusalem, serving varying dishes from changing guests in different neighborhoods of the city, as part of a co-production of the Jerusalem Season of Culture and the chef Asaf Granit … Get to know more »

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Falafel Review published in The Associative Press, Canada

A falafel review was published in the Yukon, Canada magazine, The Associative Press. The piece is a translation of one of the reviews from the collection, Eating Standing Up. Read the review and about the book >>> Read about and … Get to know more »

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About Eating Standing Up in the Jewish Book Council Blog

“Jerusalem prides itself, among other things, for its fast food, which derives its inspiration from the unique multicultural experience of the city: east and west, oriental and European, Arab and Jewish, ancient and new”. An essay about the research for … Get to know more »

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Eating Standing Up trailer

Eating Standing Up trailer, made by Assaf Billet.

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Review in Eating Standing Up in Haaretz

“The juicy, wonderful descriptions of the food – including the side dishes, the salads and above all, the falafel – compensate for the many references to eateries long gone. The food, as Gavron sketches it, revels in its own colors, … Get to know more »

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New book in shop(s): Eating Standing Up

My new book, Eating Standing Up, is out now. The book assembles my fast food reviews for Jerusalem local magazine Kol Ha’ir, originally published between 1995-1997. The publisher is Jerusalem cafe/comics/pub/record shop Uganda, where copies are available. More details >>>

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Eating Standing Up Israeli cover

Cover of “Ochel Beamida”, the Israeli edition of Eating Standing Up. Click on image for full size.

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