The Weekend Guide

hanukkah at zahav!

Fry, fry, baby.

Hanukkah at Zahav
What: Chef Michael Solomonov represents the tribe with glazed brisket, donuts, and more ($45).
Why: Latkes with caviar. L’chaim to that.
When: Fri.-Dec. 28. Mon.-Thurs., 5-10 p.m.; Fri., 5-11 p.m. (Closed Christmas Eve & Christmas Day.)
Where: 237 St. James Pl. Reservations (recommended) to 215-625-8800.

Philadelphia Vintage & Consignment Shoppe Opens
What: Drool over petticoats, party dresses, and other well-preserved pieces ($20 and up), while Simone the French bull dog presides over the haul.
Why: Sequined sweaters and glitzy brooches look great at holiday parties, but we say wear them year-round.
When: Tues.-Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun.; noon-6 p.m. (Christmas Eve & New Year’s Eve, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; closed Christmas Day, Dec. 26, New Year’s Day & Jan. 2.)
Where: 111 S. 12th St. (215-625-4999).

Belle Cakery
’s Holiday Sweets
What: Preorder treats from the new bakery or ask for a tray of cookies on hand.
Why: Sis and Mom may fight over the last slice of gingerbread brioche (finally something that makes sense to squabble about).
When: Thru Dec. 31. Tues.-Thurs., noon-9 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., noon-10 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-7 p.m. (Christmas Eve, noon-8 p.m.; Christmas Day, closed; New Year’s Eve, noon-5 p.m.)
Where: 1437 E. Passyunk Ave. To order (72 hours ahead), call 215-271-2299.

Project H.O.M.E. Holiday Donations
What: Drop off items like pajamas and children’s hats and gloves to help those in need.
Why: Your stockings are already stuffed.
When: Today, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 1515 Fairmount Ave. (215-232-7272).

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Project H.O.M.E.
1515 Fairmount Ave
bt 15th & 16th Sts
Philadelphia, PA 19130
Philadelphia Vintage & Consignment Shoppe
111 S 12th St
@ Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Belle Cakery
1437 E Passyunk Ave
bt 11th & 12th Sts
Philadelphia, PA 19147
237 St James Pl
@ Phillip Pl
Philadelphia, PA 19106