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Michael Solomonov


Rooster Soup Company in the Wall Street Journal

It’s nice to see that the Wall Street Journal has discovered Philadelphia’s dining scene. Just a month after featuring Kensington Quarters, the paper is back […]


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 […]

From left: Avi Golen and Chef Michael Solomonov
The Scene

Feastival Patron Party

On Monday night at Twenty Manning, a sponsor party was held to announce the details of the 2015 Audi FEASTIVAL, which will take place on […]


Zahav and Vetri Throwing Collaboration Dinners

On Monday, May 11th at Zahav and Tuesday, May 12th at Vetri, the two restaurants are hosting collaborative dinners. The dinners will feature the cooking of chef Adam […]


Vetri Foundation’s Great Chefs Event

Mark Vetri‘s 10th annual Great Chefs Event, which benefits Alex’s Lemonade Stand and the Vetri Foundation for Children, will be held on Tuesday, June 9 this […]


Go To Israel with Michael Solomonov

Is this the year you take the trip of a lifetime? If you’ve got an extra $7,829 lying around and a hankering for hummus, then […]


James Beard Award Semifinalists Announced

Today at noon, the James Beard Foundation announced the semifinalists for its 2015 Restaurant and Chef Awards. Abe Fisher and Townsend were Best New Restaurant nominees. Michael […]


“Make Up Sex” From Marc Vetri and Michael Solomonov

https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=746217915454167 Vetri took a bit of a shot at Solomonov in his Huffington Post piece on food writing and criticism the other day. But I […]


Zahav Becomes “Lamb Shack” for February

Zahav, Michael Solomonov’s flagship restaurant famous for its authentic Israeli cuisine, is becoming a “Lamb  Shack” from February 6-28. The lamb, which is “an entire bone-in Colorado […]


Happy Hanukkah from Michael Solomonov

Michael Solomonov of Zahav, Abe Fisher, Dizengoff, etc. appears on the above edition of Munchies where he explains how to make a Hanukkah slow roasted short […]


Dizengoff Is Doing Brunch This Sunday

This Sunday, December 14th,Dizengoff is hosting a special brunch. Michael Solomonov’s hummusiya is getting eggy with a family-style meal for $26 per person. The main attraction, […]


Restaurant Review: Abe Fisher and Dizengoff

On the first evening of Rosh Hashanah this year, BuzzFeed posted a video called “The Jewish Food Taste Test.” In it, Gentiles sample iconic Ashkenazi […]

City Life

Michael Solomonov and Marc Vetri on Being a Celebrity Chef in Philadelphia

[Sitting in Vetri’s recently renovated upstairs private dining room] Michael: Wow, look at this. I used to sleep on a cot in that corner. Marc: […]


SPOTTED: Questlove at Abe Fisher

Stopped by #AbeFisher during the @Forbes #30Under30Summit its a must experience if you like fine dining in #Philadelphia A photo posted by Questlove Gomez (@questlove) on […]


How Israel Got Huge

You’ve got to understand something about Israeli cuisine right from the start: It’s not something that existed in the American consciousness a few years ago. […]