After His Brother Was Slain, Celebrity U.S. Chef Finds Comfort in Israeli Food

Marking 10th anniversary of sibling David's death in action, award-winning Israeli-born chef Michael Solomonov leads gourmet tour of Israel capped by banquet for soldiers.

“Travel to Israel with Chef Michael Solomonov,” read the item, tucked away in July’s Travel and Leisure magazine. The Philadelphia-based chef, known for his award winning Israeli-style restaurant Zahav, was heading to Israel for a 10-day culinary journey, the magazine announced –“and a few lucky fans will get to go with him!”