Ben Puchowitz

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Cheu Noodle Bar, Wiz Kid Pull Out of Whole Foods

There’s no doubt that the Cheu brand is a winning concept. Shawn Darragh and Ben Puchowitz struck gold when they opened their inauthentic-by-design ramen bar in Washington Square […]

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Cheu Fishtown Will Open This Friday

When Ben Puchowitz and Shawn Darragh’s opened their ramen shop, Cheu Noodle Bar, there wasn’t a doubt in the world — at least by us […]

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Cheu Noodle Bar’s Tiki Night Means Lots of Spam, Loco Moco and Mai Tais

Ben Puchowitz, the chef-half of the Cheu Noodle Bar duo, spent his honeymoon in Hawaii this past winter, and like any good chef, he ate everything he could […]

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It’s a Matyson Throwback at Bing Bing Dim Sum

When Ben Puchowitz was the chef at Matyson he was known for his always changing tasting menus. In fact we awarded him Best of Philly awards for […]

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It’s Soup Season at Cheu Noodle Bar

Yes, the temperatures are dropping and that means you are probably thinking about soup more often. And if you’re like us, that means thinking about […]

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Bing Bing Dim Sum Rolls Out New Menu

At Bing Bing Dim Sum, Ben Puchowitz and Shawn Darragh have been constantly tweaking, changing ingredients, methods and menu items since opening six months ago. […]

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Bing Bing Does Weekend Lunch

Ben Puchowitz and Shawn Darragh continue to tinker and improve Bing Bing Dim Sum on East Passyunk. After adding happy hour and delivery, they launched […]

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Cheu Noodle Bar Rolls Out A New Menu Style (Plus New Bowls)

As if the ever-changing menu and new happy hour program at Bing Bing Dim Sum weren’t keeping them busy enough, partners Ben Puchowitz and Shawn […]

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The Electric Dim Sum Acid Test: Bing Bing Dim Sum Reviewed

If restaurateurs were rock stars (and in Philly, they’re as close as we come), Ben Puchowitz and Shawn Darragh would be vintage R.E.M. Whether they’re slinging ramen […]

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Bing Bing Dim Sum Opening Mid-February

Bing Bing Dim Sum announced today that they passed their health inspection, bringing them closer to finally opening. According to owner Shawn Darragh, the plan is to […]

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New Menu Items at Cheu Noodle Bar

Working towards opening Bing Bing Dim Sum on East Passyunk doesn’t mean Cheu Noodle Bar is stagnating. The Washington Square West noodle shop is showing off six […]

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PHOTO: Menu Testing At Bing Bing Dim Sum

The guys from Bing Bing Dim Sum (the upcoming restaurant from Ben Puchowitz and the Cheu Noodle Bar crew) have been doing some menu testing […]

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Bing Bing Dim Sum to Offer Awesome Doughy Things

So Bing Bing’s construction has come to a slow halt. However, the opening date is still set for some time in late November or early […]

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Cheu’s Ben Puchowitz Wins Hop Chef

Ben Puchowitz took home top honors in last night’s Hop Chef Philadelphia competition at Union Transfer. The Ommegang event pitted eight chefs against each other […]

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Cheu Noodle Crew Bringing Dim Sum to East Passyunk

A very satisfying lunch at Cheu Noodle Bar was made that much better with some information on Shawn Darragh’s and Ben Puchowitz’s East Passyunk’s venture. Darragh […]