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August 8, 2014

Now Open: New Restaurant Dizengoff From Chef Michael Solomonov And Steve Cook Debuts On Sansom Street Today, Friday, August 8

The saying may state “we all scream for ice cream” on a summer day, but now that Dizengoff is open on Sansom Street, we’re betting herds of urbanites will now call for hummus. Today, the new hummusiya from CookNSolo Restaurants opened (ahead of schedule!) at 1625 Sansom Street in Center City, joining restaurateurs Steven Cook […]

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January 8, 2014

Chef Talk: Philadelphia Barbecue Mistress Chef Erin O’Shea Shares Her Picks For Restaurants, Markets And More

[Philadelphia’s charms as an eating town are increasingly well known, but it’s also a city that harbors a fair number of hidden delights. Visit Philly asked five local food luminaries to share where they like to go on their off-hours, what they snack on late at night, their favorite low-cost meals and why they love […]

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December 16, 2013

A Very Jewish Christmas Returns To Zahav With A Vietnamese Menu And Surprise Movies, Monday, December 23

Looking to observe the longstanding Jewish tradition of marking Christmas with Asian food and a movie? Reserve a spot to celebrate at Zahav as the modern-Israli restaurant hosts its annual holiday bash, A Very Jewish Christmas. On Monday, December 23, Zahav’s mastermind chef Michael Solomonov and his sous chef Tyler Akin invite diners to share […]

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November 19, 2013

Roundup: Where To Celebrate Hanukkah 2013 In And Around Philadelphia

[This holiday season, let Uwishunu be your merry guide. From brilliant lights and must-see attractions to festive events and jolly good times, check out our daily updates on holiday happenings in Philadelphia right here.] Hanukkah 2013 is quickly approaching and the Philadelphia is more than prepared to celebrate the Festival of Lights with a plethora […]

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October 17, 2013

Two New Restaurants Coming To Center City In 2014 From Michael Solomonov And Steven Cook, The Duo Behind Zahav, Federal Donuts And Percy Street Barbecue

As if the mounting buzz for forthcoming Federal Donuts outposts near Northern Liberties and West Philly wasn’t enough, restaurateurs Steven Cook and Michael Solomonov — the brains behind the runaway cult doughnuts and fried chicken operation — have announced plans for two more new projects slated for the 1600 block of Sansom Street in Center […]

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October 7, 2013

Coming Soon: Federal Donuts To Welcome Two New Locations In University City And Northern Liberties In Early 2014

We have some excellent and exciting news, folks! Soon enough, Federal Donut’s addictive Korean-style fried chicken and phenomenal freshly baked doughnut will be readily available in two additional neighborhoods in Philadelphia. Currently, the well-loved doughnut-meets-fried-chicken shop calls two brick-and-mortar locations home — the original location in Pennsport and the second in Center City. In early […]

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July 23, 2013

New York City’s Famous Momofuku Headed To Philly For A One-Night-Only Pop-Up Dinner Event At Zahav On Tuesday, August 13

Earlier this year, Zahav visited Momofuku in New York City for a special edition of Momofuku Ssäm Bar’s late-night dinner series. (If you’re unfamiliar with Momofuku and chef David Chang, here’s a good place to start.) A few years earlier, Zahav was actually called “the new Momofuku” by the New York Post. So it’s only […]

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June 20, 2013

Chef Michael Solomonov’s Annual Down The Shore Bash Hits Morgan’s Pier With Eight Chefs And The West Philly Orchestra, Monday, July 1

Disco and Klezmer tunes alongside European Jewish BBQ don’t usually jibe, but if anyone can make it work, it’s Zahav’s Michael Solomonov. Join Solomonov and eight of the city’s best chefs for a night of delectable dishes, delicious drinks and disco dancing at Down the Shore 4: Klezmer Inferno on Monday, July 1. The annual […]

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March 20, 2013

Roundup: Where To Celebrate Passover In The Greater Philadelphia Area

Prepare the matzo ball soup! Passover is quickly approaching. The holiday begins on Monday, March 25 and lasts until Tuesday, April 2. For those looking to avoid cooking and celebrate Passover at a restaurant in the Greater Philadelphia area, you’re in luck. We have compiled a roundup of restaurants (and one museum!) offering special Passover […]

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February 15, 2013

Philadelphia Magazine To Host Philly Cooks, A Weeklong Celebration Of Philly Food, February 25-28

Things are about to get pretty tasty. From February 25-28, Philadelphia magazine is hosting a weeklong Philly Cooks event featuring some of Philadelphia’s favorite chefs and restaurants. Many of our great chefs recently received a writeup in The Washington Post. The article recognized their delicious restaurants and tasty meals. Try out their award-winning food at […]

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