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Seeking the Nirvana of Smoked Meat (You'll Have to Go to Philly)

Danielle Crittenden Frum | Posted 02.10.2016 | Taste
Danielle Crittenden Frum

Last week I wrote a swooning review of Zahav restaurant in Philly's Society Hill neighborhood, the brilliant invention of Michael Solomonov, one of the most creative chefs of his generation. Eating at Zahav was supposed to be just one of many stops on a tour of Jewish sites of the city. Philadelphia has a rich Jewish history, dating back to Colonial times, and I'd hoped to explore more of it.

The Next Ottolenghi: How Philly's Michael Solomonov Is Globalizing Israeli Cuisine

Danielle Crittenden Frum | Posted 02.02.2016 | Taste
Danielle Crittenden Frum

Like many of the new top chefs in Israel, Michael Solomonov has abandoned the notion of a regional Middle Eastern cuisine -- based on a mash-up of Sephardic and Arab cultures, so beautifully captured by Yotam Ottolenghi in his seminal cookbook, Jerusalem. Instead, he is exploring and experimenting with a multitude of ethnic influences.

Chef Talks Jewish Cuisine

Jordana Zizmor | Posted 04.24.2013 | Taste
Jordana Zizmor

They only sell donuts and fried chicken. Trust me, there is no better way to start your day then with one of their fresh donuts.