Independent businesses are the driving force of the city
*In Oorbo, we share with you lists of places that we (Ilanit Shamia & friends) visit occasionally or regularly, places we like, or even loooove.
Oorbo started as a personal-cultural - even social in a way - project by Ilanit Shamia, a Tel Aviv-based artist (and a former journalist) with a tendency towards entrepreneurship and technology.
After more than a decade as an active member of Tel Aviv’s creative community, while handling a (very) small independent business of her own (currently online only), she decided to share her local favorites.
Most of the places are local-independent businesses as well, and many of them are a bit hidden from the non-local visitor's eye.
Please remember that Oorbo’s lists are genuine, but based on the personal taste and preferences of Shamia and her friends. We suggest you visit a place or two, and if it synchronizes with your vibe, stay with us all along the way (and share with your friends:)