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“First of all, it’s all delicious,” Mimi Sheraton said of the beautiful Middle-Eastern spread set before us at Dizengoff NYC — when we finally paused from our avid eating long enough to assess the situation. “Earthy, exotic, a very different flavor palate from what we think of in this country as Jewish cooking.”
It’s rare for New Yorkers to have restaurant envy. Isn’t everything we could possibly want to eat right here?
Cooking is a creative outlet for me— as much about developing beautiful flavors, aromas, colors and textures as about getting dinner on the table. While I know it’s not like that for everyone, it seems to me that there’s a strong connection between art and food in general. Certainly many of my friends who are in the arts are also passionate and talented home cooks.
“Zahav: A World of Israeli Cooking,” by Israeli-born chef Michael Solomonov and his partner, Steven Cook, took top honors at the 2016 James Beard Foundation Book, Broadcast & Journalism Awards Tuesday night.
New Yorkers don’t have to wait much longer for Michael Solomonov’s superlative plates of hummus (like this one, from Dizengoff in Philadelphia). The New York branch is set to open next month.