Ep. 320: Restaurateurs Mike Solomonov and Steve Cook bring their Israeli skewer house to Brooklyn, journalist James Kirchick uncovers Washington, D.C.’s ‘Secret History’
This week on Unorthodox, three of our favorite guests return to the show to tell us about their latest projects.
First we visit Philadelphia restaurateurs Mike Solomonov and Steve Cook at their new Brooklyn restaurant, Laser Wolf, a shipudiya, or Israeli skewer house, named for the butcher in Fiddler on the Roof. (Solomonov shares his list of the best restaurants in Israel here. You can also listen to our 2019 road trip to Philadelphia, where we spoke to Solomonov and Cook at their restaurant, Zahav, on Episode 204.)
Unorthodox joins The WNET Group’s Exploring Hate and All Arts on June 16 at 5 p.m to present “Can I Laugh at That?” a virtual panel discussion about comedy during trying times, hosted by Judy Gold and featuring Alex Edelman, Negin Farsad, and Mike Yard. Learn more and register at tabletm.ag/canilaugh.
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