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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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Zahav Pastry Chef Camille Cogswell on Winning a James Beard Award

Camille Cogswell made history earlier this month when she was named Rising Star Chef at the 2018 James Beard Foundation Awards — only the second […]

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Philly Restaurant Veteran Calls B.S. On the Zahav Lawsuit

Ed. Note: Yesterday, we told you that Zahav had agreed to pay servers $230,000 to settle a class-action lawsuit against the restaurant. Since then, we’ve […]

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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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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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Is Sweetgreen’s Zahav Bowl Worth Trading Your Custom Salad Order in For? 

Around 12 p.m. today, like Santa or Oprah, the Sweetgreen gods dropped a gift into my lap just in time for lunch: The new Zahav […]

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Monday Morning TL;DR: Rapper Action Bronson Feasts at Zahav

It’s another Monday morning, and if you’ve found yourself here it means you must be wondering about Jim Gaffigan‘s thoughts on fancy Hot Pockets, what […]

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Michael Solomonov’s Got His Very Own Sweetgreen Salad

Look at Sweetgreen, so crafty with ways to make their product — the lowly salad — one of the most exciting foods money can buy. Besides appealing to youngins […]

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James Beard Finally Acknowledges Philly’s Little Guys (and Gals) for its 2017 Semifinalists List

This story has been updated. The almighty James Beard Awards Committee rarely ever left its comfort-zone when it came down to Philadelphia restaurants. Year after year, it […]

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Field Guide: 8 Undiscovered Happy Hours in Philly

Around the office, some of our co-workers have lamented that everyone knows about their favorite happy hours and perhaps the Foobooz crew has some undiscovered […]

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Dinners for You and All Your Friends: Feasts Worth Planning Ahead For

Sure it’s fun to order just what you want off of a restaurant’s menu but sometimes the camaraderie of a shared feast is what you’re really […]

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Zahav Wins Book Of The Year At James Beard Awards

Know what that is right there? That’s what victory looks like. A double victory, actually, as Michael Solomonov’s book Zahav: A World Of Israeli Cooking […]

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Bon Appetit Highlights Philadelphia in Travel Issue

Philadelphia gets a six page spread in Bon Appetit’s May issue on travel. Bon Appetit’s Editor in Chief himself, Adam Rapoport spends 32 hours in town with co-worker […]

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The Checkup: The Weird Trick That Makes Zahav’s Hummus So Freakin’ Delicious

• Hummus is one of the most revered healthy snacks around. (I mean, there’s a reason Trader Joe’s has, like, 6,389 varieties of the chickpea […]

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Michael Solomonov Is a James Beard Finalist for Outstanding Chef

Today, the James Beard Foundation announced the finalists for its 2016 awards. Zahav chef and owner Michael Solomonov is a finalist for Outstanding Chef and his cookbook, […]