F rom the moment Itamar Srulovich and Sarit Packer opened their tiny café, Honey & Co, in London, it became an essential stop-off for anyone seeking the homely Middle Far eastern flavours we have grown to love, from the capital’s greatest falafels to the legendary baking – Giles Coren says their own feta cheesecake is the best pudding he’s ever eaten.
Itamar Srulovich (left) and Sarit Packer
The couple met in Israel but Packer, whose parents are English, says she always knew they’d settle back here and in 2004 they returned, soon joining Yotam Ottolenghi – Srulovich, 44, as head chef at several of his cafés and Packer, 45, as launch chef at Nopi. In 2012 they opened Honey & Co near Euston station. “We stumbled across this tiny shop with 25 seats plus