Erez Komarovsky's Galilee Cooking School
Route 899, Mitzpe Matat (972/39/772-929; ). Israeli chef Erez Komarovsky teaches cooking classes out of his Upper Galilee home. His dishes— based on regional foods, including those he grows in his garden—are part of the lunch that follows. Register in advance for Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday classes.
The Old City of Akko Market**
Marco Polo Street, Akko. The old city of Akko, with its serpentine alleys and Crusade-era architecture, is home to one of Israel's best markets. Get to know local ingredients, such as za'atar and St. Peter's fish, and taste exemplary Galilean-style hummus from Hummus Said, and sweets from Knafeh Qashash.