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Kickstart a New Film About Israeli Cuisine; Roy Yamaguchi's New Restaurant; More

Plus, a new book, The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science.

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Michael Solomonov.
Michael Solomonov.
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KICKSTARTIN' — Filmmaker Roger Sherman, who won a James Beard Award for his documentary on Shake Shack founder Danny Meyer, is working on a new movie that showcases the culinary landscape in Israel. Sherman has launched a Kickstarter campaign to help fund the production of The Search for Israeli Cuisine. Sherman hopes to raise $72,000 for the film, which follows Philadelphia chef Michael SolomonovEater's pick for Chef of the Year in 2014, as he travels around Israel and samples the country's diverse cuisine. [EaterWire]

HAWAII — From celebrity chef and restaurateur Roy Yamaguchi, The Eating House 1849 is now open on the island of Kauai. Yamaguchi's latest restaurant uses local ingredients to produce "Hawaiian cuisine, rooted in Japanese, Chinese, Portuguese, Korean, and Filipino cuisines," according to a release. [EaterWire

BOOK CLUB — Serious Eats managing culinary director J. Kenji Lopez-Alt is working on a new cookbook, The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science. Slated for release on September 21, 2015, the book is currently available for preorder and will aim to provide "readers practical tools and new approaches that they can apply the next time they step into the kitchen." Check out an early look at the cover below. [EaterWire]

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