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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 […]


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 […]

Be Well Philly

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 […]


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, […]


Field Guide: Best Meatballs in Philadelphia

Sure, we argue a lot over who has the best cheesesteak, the best pizza or the best cheeseburger in Philly. One argument we’re not having […]


The Return of Zahav’s Lamb Shack

Michael Solomonov‘s Israeli restaurant Zahav is bringing their “Lamb Shack” back for a second run—the event was so popular last year that they’re doing it […]


Zahav Hosting Hanukkah Dinner

On Monday, December 7th, Zahav will be hosting a special Hanukkah dinner. Make reservations now for the $50 per person dinner. Michael Solomonov’s menu will include: […]


Open Stove XL: A Candy-Rific Whiskey-Drinking Halloween Spectacular

Look at ’em. They look so happy. So calm. So unaware of what’s coming…


New, Local Cookbooks: From Bratwurst to Radishes And Everything In Between

Usually when we talk about food news here, we tell you what’s new and cool, and then we tell you where to go to eat […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Zahav Is Adding A Lunch Service, Too (But Only For Restaurant Week)

It seems like we’ve been writing about nothing but lunch for the past couple days (with Juniper Commons and V Street adding new midday services), […]


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 […]


Two of Philly’s Meatballs Named Best in America

Travel + Leisure Magazine recently named Pizzeria Stella’s Polpette dish and Zahav’s Bulgarian-style meatballs as two of their picks for Best Meatballs in America. Pizzeria Stella’s meatballs are […]