Jaffa is one of those places where everything on the menu is decently healthy, but doesn’t taste like it was bought in the pet food aisle at Ralphs. And they shine at brunch. From their housemade kubaneh bread to the challah French toast to the pastrami hash, this food is exactly what you want after a tough week. Or any week, really.
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