Dizengoff Israeli-style hummus shop opens Tuesday in Wynwood

Dizengoff channels the Tel Aviv-style hummus shops.
Dizengoff channels the Tel Aviv-style hummus shops.

Vegans and vegetarians, the award-winning duo who recently opened a famed doughnut and fried chicken shop in Wynwood hasn’t forgotten about you.

Dizengoff, the cult-favorite Philadelphia hummus shop from the chef-restaurateur team behind Federal Donuts, will open directly next door July 25. The restaurant is a more simple spin off of chef Michael Solomonov’s Zahav, for which he was named the James Beard Outstanding Chef in May.

Dizengoff is straight-forward: It styled after the hummus stalls that are as common on Tel Aviv street corners as croquetas and cafecito are in Miami.

Hummus at Dizengoff is served with a salad and in-house baked pita bread.

“Dizengoff is an exciting and vibrant concept that is also deeply rooted in tradition,” Solomonov wrote in a release. “And to me, this is Miami. It’s an international city in the same way as Tel Aviv.”

The fresh-made hummus is topped with a choice of rotating seasonal garnishes, from classically topped with olive oil and paprika to the carnivore-friendly spiced lamb with pine nuts. They’re served with sides of in-house baked pita, chopped salads and Israeli pickles.

Pita bread is baked in house at Dizengoff.

And on Sundays, Dizengoff will serve shakshuka, a classic North African dish of eggs baked in a spicy tomato and pepper stew.

This will be the fourth Dizengoff outpost, including one in New York City’s Chelsea Market. Miami was the next logical location, said James Beard Award-winning restaurateur Steven Cook, who was partly raised in Miami.

“We love Miami. It’s really the Tel Aviv of America. And Dizengoff is a concept named for, and inspired by, Tel Aviv,” he wrote. “Why wouldn’t we do Dizengoff in Miami?”