Tel Aviv Falafel is the unofficial national dish of Israel. Sabich (a pita stuffed with fried eggplant, egg, and pickle) is an Iraqi dish but is fast becoming a local favorite. Where to Eat: Along Ibn Gvirol St, you can find dozens of food stands that serve falafel and shawarmas. Head to Frishman Street or the neighboring town of Ramat Gan for the best sabich. Try Abulafia Arab bakery in the port area of Jaffa for freshly baked savory pastries and pitas.