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“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
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
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
“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
Eating Standing Up trailer, made by Assaf Billet.
“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
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 >>>
Cover of “Ochel Beamida”, the Israeli edition of Eating Standing Up. Click on image for full size.