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  1. chef shuffles
    Chef Emily Seaman Has Left DizengoffHer cooking at the restaurant’s Philadelphia and New York locations made them must-visits.
  2. The Grub Street Diet
    Chef Mike Solomonov Chases Tacos and Tamales With Chocolate Babka“If this diary reveals anything, it’s that caffeine is my friend.”
  3. Coming Soon
    What to Expect at Dizengoff NYCHot bread, pedigree hummus, and toppings like lamb neck and rhubarb.
  4. Interviews
    When Will Philly’s Zahav Come to NYC?“I think we’d kill it, but then we’d have to f*cking move to New York,” Mike Solomonov says.
  5. Openings
    There’s a Brand-New All-Hummus Destination, and It Looks FantasticChef Mike Solomonov makes what is arguably the most delicious hummus in America.
  6. Bookshelf
    Zahav and Federal Donuts Chef Michael Solomonov Lands a Cookbook DealTime to get your za’atar game together.
  7. Expansions
    Philly’s Federal Donuts Hints at NYC ExpansionEverything’s coming up doughnuts.
  8. Leftovers
    PKNY’s Closing Party; Ssäm Bar Comes to ZahavPlus: $1 coffee at Bluestone, and more, in today’s Leftovers.
  9. Prix Fixes
    Reservations Open Today For Zahav’s Chef’s CounterThere’s just eight seatings available for the month of May.
  10. Foodievents
    Details on the Momofuku ‘Late Night Dinner Series’ With ZahavGet your seat now.
  11. You Have a Visitor
    Looks Like Philadelphia’s Zahav May Come to Visit MomofukuThere may be some NYC-Philly cross-pollination coming up soon.
  12. Video Feed
    Solomonov and Company to Lay Harlem Shake to Rest at Alla Spina’s IndustryCostumes are encouraged, and will be rewarded with beer.
  13. Foodievents
    Party Like It’s 2009: Percy Street Rolls Back to Opening Day Prices ForThere will be reduced prices on barbecue, cans of beer, and a huge-ass, cow-shaped cake.
  14. Prix Fixes
    Solomonov Serving a Special Rosh Hashana Tasting MenuThe dishes will be served in honor of the Jewish New Year, and will be available through Thursday.
  15. Tough Tables
    Reservation Lines Open Wednesday For Zahav’s Kitchen CounterThere are only a few precious seats available for September.
  16. Expansion
    That Kitchen Counter Isn’t the Only Thing Zahav Is AddingSolomonov and Cook want to expand into the empty space next door.
  17. Prix Fixes
    Solomonov and Sbraga Up Their Prix Fixe Game With the Addition of KitchenThe additions make the prix fixe game here more intersting.
  18. Foodie Events
    Solmonov Celebrates Summer with a Zombie Luau at ZahavZahav’s annual Down the Shore party returns this year with Down the Shore 3: Zombie Luau.
  19. Bromance
    Eric Ripert: Stephen Starr Is ‘the King of Restaurants’The Le Bernardin chef is simply blown away by Starr’s stamina.
  20. Empire Building
    Looks Like Solomonov and Cook are Bound For the BurbsThe new restaurant and catering company will specialize in glatt kosher European-Jewish cuisine.
  21. The Other Critics
    Hell’s Bells: Le Bec-Fin and Lacroix Downgraded; Zahav and Bibou Ascend toNo doubt the report delivers some surprises, but it’s hardly an outright condemnation of fine dining.
  22. The Other Critics
    Ding Dong: LaBan to Drop a Fifth Four BellWho’s up and who’s down? Let us know what you think.
  23. Foodievents
    Some Seats Still Available For Zahav’s ‘An Even JewisherThe dinner, which pairs Israeli-influenced Chinese food with movies, has a bunch of seats open.
  24. Menus
    Solomonov Celebrates Rosh Hashana With a Special Menu at ZahavThe menu will feature dishes highlighted in the New York Times piece about the chef.
  25. Closings
    Gardenia at the Art Alliance Will Close SundayThe space will be retooled for a new restaurant that will launch this fall.
  26. The Other Media
    L.A. Times Learns Pat’s and Geno’s Both Sort of Suck;They truth is neither cheesesteak mill delivers on all the hype.
  27. Empire Building
    Cook and Solomonov Unload XochitlThe duo plans to sell the restaurant to two friends who are expected to run it as is.
  28. Spot Check
    Spot Check: Zahav’s Love Boat Party, 9:20 p.m., Thursday 6/30You kind of had to be there.
  29. Accolades
    JBF Gets Solomonov’s Name Right and Inspires Him to Push the EnvelopeThe Zahav chef says he never expected to actually win the award.
  30. Menu Changes
    Where to Eat For PassoverSupper, Zahav, Delicatessen and more are rolling out special dishes for the holiday.
  31. Foodievents
    In Honor of Purim, Solomonov Channels the Spirits of St. Patrick’s Day andFire-breathers, dancers and a klezmer band will highlight Zahav’s Klezmer Carnival.
  32. Chef Shuffle
    Tim McGinnis Lands a New Gig at Plenty; Nutrisystem Taps SolomonovMcGinnis has Plenty to be thankful for.
  33. Foodievents
    Seats Still Remain Available For Zahav’s ‘Very JewishSolomonov will riff on Chinese food using Israeli ingredients.
  34. Truckin’
    Food Trucks Roll Up on TEDxPhilly TodayA veritable convoy of mobile munchies will descend on Broad Street today.
  35. Foodies With Benefits
    Chefs Go Gluten-Free for Celiac AwarenessThe National Foundation for Cleiac Awareness presnts Appetite for Awareness: a Gluten-Free Cooking Spree
  36. The Food Chain
    Michael Solomonov Thinks Traif’s Bacon Doughnuts Are ‘Like, So“I think it’s awesome that this Jewish kid is rocking out all this non-kosher stuff. “
  37. Foodies With Benefits
    Solomonov Will Host Farm-To-Table Sukkot Harvest Supper at Branch Creek FarmsThe dinner celebrates the harvest and benefits America’s largest Jewish environmental organization.
  38. Trends
    In the Near Future, Expect More Chefs Collabortive DinnersThe collaborations are seen as an outgrowth of Philly’s thriving restaurant culture.
  39. Slideshow
    Philly Chefs Transport Zahav Down the ShoreTake a look at picture’s from Zahav’s “Greetings from Down the Shore” chefs collaboration.
  40. Accolades
    Andrew Knowlton Calls Percy Street’s Erin O’Shea One of theThe Bon Appetit writer praises O’Shea for being one of few female pitmasters.
  41. South Street
    How Will Flash Mobs Affect South Street Restaurants?The teenage takeover of South Street wasn’t great for business
  42. The Other Critics
    Michael Bauer Wishes He Could Bring Mark Vetri’s Mortadella Mousse Back FromSF’s pre-eminent critic thinks San Francisco could use some better soft pretzels, and Israeli food.
  43. Lists
    Is L.A. the Country’s Best Food Scene, and Does Vancouver Have theTwo debates rage on.
  44. Lists
    Lists of Must-Visit Places Avoid Recommending Momofuku, But Can’t ResistRecommended today: Life-changing restaurants, all-American icons, and culinary adventures for 2010.
  45. The Philadelphia Diet
    Zahav’s Mike Solomonov Balances His Fondness for Schmaltz-Fried Latkes By Eating“I ate a really sh***y pear earlier today and I was like, everyone has to take a bite of this, it’s awful. Just so I don’t have to suffer by myself.”
  46. Menus
    What’s New on Zahav’s Menu?A guided photo tour of Mike Solomonov’s new menu items
  47. The Other Magazines
    Gourmet Picks Philly’s Best Bang-for-Buck RestaurantsTwo local spots made the list
  48. Restaurant Week
    Zahav Extends Restaurant Week Three Extra DaysOne of Restaurant Week’s toughest reservations just got a little easier