Michael Solomonov

University of Pennsylvania Food Hall Rendering
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Philly’s Hottest Restaurants Are Taking Over Penn’s New Food Court

Food halls — from Reading Terminal Market to Chinatown Square to The Bourse — are still trending, and now the University of Pennsylvania is getting […]

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Michael Solomonov: The Culinary Emissary

Michael Solomonov was in his chef’s apron, dusty with bread flour. Zahav was still brand-new, in 2008, and he was rolling out disks for laffa, […]

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It’s a Solomonov Takeover at the Center City Whole Foods

Earlier this week, word got out that Cheu Noodle Bar and Wiz Kid were bowing out of their Whole Foods food stall arrangement otherwise known as “Restaurant […]

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Federal Donuts Is Throwing a Block Party on Sansom Street This Weekend

Federal Donuts: The Partially True Spectacular Story — “a love letter to the donut people of America” — dropped this past week. And to celebrate the […]

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Michael Solomonov Is Behind the Menu at PHL Airport’s Fancy, Exclusive Lounge

Travelling American Express Platinum and Centurion card members flying to and from PHL will soon have a chance to taste some of the city’s most […]

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Science Center Welcomes Michael Solomonov, du Pont to Innovators Walk of Fame

The U.S. wouldn’t be the powerhouse it is today without the contributions of immigrant entrepreneurs, and this idea holds especially true in Philadelphia. On Thursday, […]

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Talking with the Chefs from This Year’s Audi Feastival

As we mentioned last week, the end of summer means that the 2017 Audi Feastival is coming — the annual food and drink event held to […]

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Zahav Agrees to Pay Servers $230,000 in Class-Action Suit

UPDATE: A 20-year Philly restaurant veteran has responded to the Zahav lawsuit. Click here to read the response. In December, former Zahav server Tanya Peters […]

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The New Gold Standard: Goldie Reviewed

At Goldie, Cook and Solo’s new project on Sansom Street that’s situated above their charitable deli, Rooster Soup Co., the kitchen is an assembly line, turning […]

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Behind the Line: Michael Solomonov Talks Wawa, Cod Sperm and Hummus Secrets

Last week, we debuted our new series Behind the Line with an interview with TV chef Michael Symon, who has a just-opened restaurant at the […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Mazel Tov, Solomonov!

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Food & Wine Names Rooster Soup Company One of Its Restaurants of the Year

Rooster Soup Company, the buzzy-as-hell luncheonette-style restaurant that donates all net profits to Broad Street Ministry’s radical hospitality program, has garnered yet more praise from […]

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It Was Philly’s Year at the 2017 James Beard Awards

It was all fun and games when the James Beard Foundation announced Philadelphia’s semifinalists back in February. In previous years, only our industry’s biggest names […]

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Dizengoff Heads for Miami’s Hippest Neighborhood

Famed fast-casual hummusiya Dizengoff is expanding yet again. Mike Solomonov and Steve Cook’s choice for their next outpost? Sunny Miami.

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Rooster Soup Company Makes Some Tweaks

Center City’s darling new give-back diner, Rooster Soup Company, caught some national attention last week after GQ named it one of the ten best new restaurants […]