A middle eastern experience

Mar 17, 2016 · London, United Kingdom

We eat with our eyes, we live through our social media accounts and we make decisions according to habits, trends and statistics. Yet we remain sensual. We want to believe that are choices are made due to an inner feeling or at least some logical behaviour. But what does really affect our choices? What can be learnt from our online and offline behaviours and how is all of this related to food?

For our next Connected Supper, hosted and curated by Gili Yuval, we will dig into experiences, on a foodie theme. As digital users, as diners and as social human beings we are going to understand the meaning of online and offline experiences. The menu will be inspired by middle eastern dishes and no cutlery will be supplied. If want an experience, start eating with you hands!

Guest speakers Jason Hartley and Noam Yasour, will be joining us to share their perspectives on the topic of experiences. 

Jason has over 20 years of experience in every aspect of the branding and advertising industries. He pursued his passion for food in 2009, creating Amsterdam’s first pop-up restaurant. 4 years later he was the chef/owner of his first award-winning restaurant & cocktail bar. In 2015 he founded Cultisan, a digital platform dedicated to discovering and sharing the products and stories from the worlds finest micro producers of food and drink. 

Following on the food theme, Noam is Co-Founder of Silver Bell, a startup partnering with top chefs to source, prepare, and deliver all the ingredients needed to create their recipes (Mise en place). Prior to Silver Bell Noam worked with mobile companies including EverythingMe, Outfit7 and InMobi. 

Our venue is the cosy banqueting room at Candid Arts, hidden away on Torrens Street next to Electrowerkz. The menu can be found below.


Opening cocktail:  Arak with Grapefruit and Mint

Anis-flavored alcoholic beverage with aroma of fresh citrus.


- Olive pastrys

- Crunchy Za’atar pretzels

- Dips: Tahini, Labaneh (Sour yogurt made of goat cheese and olive oil)



Sabick is an Iraqian roll made of pita bread and filled with salads and other goods. In this case all of the ingredients will be served to the centre of the table. each diner can grab anything to create the perfect dish:

This will include:

- Pitta bread

- Home-made Hummus

- Chopped vegetable salad

- Tahini

- Fried aubergine

- Baked potatoes

- Mashweia salad (spicy salad of burnet peppers and tomatoes)

- Pickles

- Hard boiled egg.

- Moroccan fish (Sea bass fillet with tomatoes gravy and herbs)


Tahini cookies, dates, nuts
Fresh mint tea and Turkish coffee

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  • The Connected Supper Club

    A supper club for thoughtful people.  We work with hosts, cooks, venues, and speakers, to curate delightful dining experiences. We will meet, eat, and (among other things) discuss emerging technologies and their impact on life, the universe, and everything.  We hope these regular feasts will help connect and inspire thinkers, makers, and doers from all walks of life.  Our blog is at https:...

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