Our friends from TheTownDish.com normally take DishTrips to explore culinary goodness around the country, but they recently enjoyed a staycation in their own chomping grounds of Philadelphia for an undead luau full of zombies, award-winning chefs and lots of fake blood. Chef Michael Solomonov (Best Chef, Mid-Atlantic of James Beard Foundation in 2011) hosted this annual “Down the Shore” soiree, where he transformed his restaurant, Zahav, into a night of the living dead party with blood thirsty guests and our favorite, acclaimed OpenTable restaurants, including The Corner, Bistrot La Minette, Percy Street Barbecue, Bibou, Fork Restaurant,and Meme. Amy Strauss, Editor-in-Chief, TheTownDish.com, reports.
My zombie contingency plan for Philadelphia has me rallying my fellow food lovers and holing up in the city’s most irresistible restaurant, Zahav. Perched on the grounds of St. James Place, overlooking Philadelphia’s Society Hill ‘hood, living out my last leg of my twenty-something life tucked away in this contempo Israeli restaurant would be purely transporting. Of course, I’d hope James Beard award-winning chef Michael Solomonov would be nestled in his celebrated open kitchen, serving up his final, lusty feast.Continue Reading