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Mike Solomonov and Steve Cook Plan an All-Day Cafe for Rittenhouse

Michael Solomonov and Steve Cook have inked a deal to bring a new all-day cafe in one of Rittenhouse’s new luxury mixed-use developments. They’ll open the as-yet-unnamed […]

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Check Out South Street’s Brand New Federal Donuts

Federal Donuts is opening a spacious new location at 6th and South Streets tomorrow, and they’re kicking things off with a great opening-day deal on their sweet […]

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Michael Solomonov and Steve Cook May Be Opening a “Zahav-Like” Restaurant in Kensington

It appears as though Michael Solomonov and Steve Cook are expanding their empire into Kensington. The CookNSolo business partners may be planning to bring a new concept to 1301 […]

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Federal Donuts Is Opening on South Street

In a Philly Mag story about the uncertain future of South Street, Ron Bondy, the executive vice president of leasing at Midwood Investment & Development, said this: […]

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George Sabatino Is Out at Rooster Soup Company

Back in February, George Sabatino was handed the keys to the kitchen at Rooster Soup Co., CookNSolo’s philanthropic diner in Center City. He had just split from his own […]

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Federal Donuts and Goldie Are Now Open at Whole Foods

A few weeks ago, we reported that two more Michael Solomonov-backed concepts were coming to join Dizengoff inside Whole Foods after logistical issues caused Wiz […]

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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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Rooster Soup Company’s Chef Has Flown the Coop

After 12 years with CookNSolo, Erin O’Shea — opening chef at Percy Street BBQ and, more recently, Rooster Soup Company  —  has left Steve Cook and Mike Solomonov’s […]

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Abe Fisher Hosts Joan Nathan for the Ultimate Jewish Diaspora Dinner

Renowned cookbook author, New York Times writer, and premiere authority on Jewish cooking in America, Joan Nathan, is coming to Abe Fisher for a special […]

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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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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 […]

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CooknSolo Opening a Dizengoff in New York

This weekend a tipster alerted Eater NY to a permit for a Dizengoff in New York’s Chelsea Market. CooknSolo principal Steve Cook acknowledged to Michael Klein on Sunday […]