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ThinkFest: Fried Chicken And Kale Smoothies

Today at Thinkfest, we put Nicole Marquis (HipCityVeg), Justin Rosenberg (Honeygrow) and Steve Cook (Federal Donuts, Dizengoff)–three of the most successful fast-casual operators in the […]

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Spice Dinner at Abe Fisher

Just over two years ago, Steve Cook and Michael Solomonov invited New York “spice whisperer,” Lior Lev Sercarsz to come down to Philadelphia to collaborate […]

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Dizengoff NYC Named One of the World’s Most Exciting Restaurant Openings

Bloomberg Business named Dizengoff’s opening in New York’s Chelsea Market as one of the 26 most exciting restaurant openings in the world this spring. The first […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Why Philly Chefs Keep Opening Fast-Casual Restaurants

“If I had a nickel for every time I heard the expression ‘I’m going to be the Chipotle of blank,’ I’d be rich,” says Steve […]

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The Menu at Abe Fisher

Michael Solomonov’s Abe Fisher will be opening on Tuesday, September 2nd. Co-owner Steven Cook says “everything from Montreal-style smoked meat and Ukrainian borscht to the American Jewish tradition […]

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What We’re Drooling Over: Rooster Soup Co. Menu

Michael Solomonov and Steve Cook have just teased three menu items for Rooster Soup Co., the hopeful product of Federal Donuts and Broad Street Ministry’s kickstarter, […]

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Steven Cook and Michael Solomonov Opening Two New Restaurants

  Steven Cook and Michael Solomonov who have gifted us with Federal Donuts, Percy Street Barbecue and Zahav have two new restaurants planned for early […]

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Federal Donuts Coming to University City

Michael Klein confirms what a Foobooz commenter posted a few weeks ago. Federal Donuts is coming to Sansom Street in University City. The new space […]

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Citron & Rose Moves Forward

The last time we heard anything from Citron & Rose–the kosher restaurant opened in Merion by David Magerman, Michael Solomonov and Steve Cook–it was that […]

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UPDATED: Solomonov and Cook Out At Citron & Rose?

Yes, they are. And they’re taking their chef, Yehuda Sichel, with them. Official word has just come down from the Cook/Solo camp, saying that they […]

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Percy Street BBQ Gets a New Menu

Photo by Drew Lazor Percy Street BBQ has been rolling out a new menu this month. The menu gets a bit away from the orthodox […]

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Citron & Rose Has An Opening Date (And A Menu)

While it seems like we’ve been waiting forever for Michael Solomonov and Steve Cook to get their newest (non-fried-chicken-and-donut) concept off the ground, we now […]

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More Federal Donuts Coming Your Way Soon

Apparently, partners Michael Solomonov and Steve Cook just don’t know when to stop. Which is good, because, as a proponent of the too-much-of-a-good-thing-is-never-enough school, I […]