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April 9, 2014

Roundup: Our Picks For Passover Dinners In And Around Philadelphia

L’Chaim! Prepare the matzo ball soup, Passover begins on Monday, April 14 and continues through Tuesday, April 22. Don’t feel like cooking? No worries, since many restaurants in the area celebrate Passover with classic takes — and modern twists — on the holiday meal. Zahav serves up a sure-to-be-delicious feast with classic items like a […]

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March 27, 2013

Tonight Picks: Chef Talk At The Free Library, Bourbon Battle At The Trestle Inn, Passover Celebrations, Macy’s Fashion Show And More

[Evenings in Philadelphia are always action-packed and we want to help you cherry-pick from all the events and activities going on. On certain days that promise particularly bustling evenings, we round up our selections for the most can't-miss pursuits with which to fill your schedule. See you out there!] • Chef Walter Staib at the […]

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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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April 3, 2012

The Jewish Museum To Celebrate Passover With A Store Discount, Activity Guides And Pay-What-You-Wish Admission To Its First-Ever Evening Hours On April 11

In honor of Passover, the National Museum of American Jewish History will have evening hours for the first time on Wednesday, April 11, when it will be open until 8 p.m. And not only that: visitors that day can pay what they wish from 5-8 p.m. The museum café and store will also be open […]

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April 2, 2012

Roundup: Top Picks For Passover Dinner At Philadelphia Restaurants

We all love eating out on holidays, but those celebrating Passover (which starts this Friday, April 6 at sundown) face a unique challenge: no leavened dough can be consumed. That means that any dish with bread or pasta (and for some, even rice and legumes) is banned, making dining out a decidedly tough affair. Fortunately, […]

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March 16, 2012

The Gershman Y Presents “The Philadelphia Seder,” March 25: Four-Course Dinner, Live Music, Performances And More

The Gershman Y is putting a contemporary spin on a favorite Jewish holiday by bringing together hip hop, Gospel and folk music with modern dance and slam poetry for “The Philadelphia Seder: A Seder Like No Other.” We’ll say. The evening will feature all the classic themes of Passover, expressed in music, poetry and dance. […]

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April 22, 2011

President Obama And The First Lady Include A Dish From Chef Michael Solomonov On Their White House Seder Menu

This past Monday, President and Mrs. Obama hosted a special White House Passover seder, the menu for which was comprised of recipes from eight Jewish chefs around the country including Philadelphia’s own Michael Solomonov. Chef Solomonov provided his Carrot and Apple Salad with Pine Nuts recipe, a dish deemed “healthy” and “satisfying,” worthy of the […]

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April 18, 2011

The National Museum Of American Jewish History Gets Featured On CBS Sunday Morning Just In Time For Passover

  On the eve of Passover, CBS News profiled Independence Mall’s latest addition, the National Museum of American Jewish History, interviewing comedian Jerry Seinfeld on the significance of the institution and his appreciation of his heritage. Some highlights from the video, above, include Seinfeld attributing his knack for comedy to his Jewish DNA; a look […]

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April 12, 2011

Cantina Feliz In Fort Washington To Offer A Mexican-Themed Passover Menu, Available April 18-24

It won’t be your grandmother’s typical Passover meal: Cantina Feliz, the contemporary Mexican restaurant in Fort Washington opened by Chef Jose Garces’ former Distrito chef de cuisine, has created a Passover menu with a Mexican twist. The “Passover Feliz” menu is a four-course prix fixe meal that will be available from April 18 through April […]

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April 7, 2011

Philly Homegrown: Local Food For Easter And Passover

The time of year for both Easter and Passover is rapidly approaching and Philly Homegrown wants to make sure that you have the most delicious, locally sourced holiday possible. They’ve put together a comprehensive guide to help you navigate the challenges of finding brunch spots, free range eggs, heritage hams and the perfect leavening-free dessert […]

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