19.02.2011 15.Adar l, 5771
Rokah 73, which specializes in fish and seafood, serves up the best fish soup in the country.
About 10 years ago, a colleague and friend of mine, who was then the food critic of a major daily newspaper, wrote a very unflattering review about a restaurant she had dinner in. At the bottom, in a box entitled “saved the day” she mentioned how the fish soup, cooked by Eyal Lavi at Pastis, had restored her faith in the local restaurants. “It was a rainy weekend,” recalls Lavi, “and there were lines of people waiting at the restaurant. I think I cooked more fish soup that day than I do in a month.” The restaurant that got the bad review had disappeared but Lavi, who moved from Pastis to his threeyear- old Rokah 73, still makes his fabulous fish soup….