Jezabel’s Studio – The owner of Jezabel’s Café branches out with an Argentine tea parlor serving mate, alfajores and empanadas. Also on offer: crafts, cooking demos and special events. 208 S. 45th Street, (215) 985-2725, jezabelsstudio.com
At Jezabel’s Café, chef and owner Jezabel Careaga invites you to enjoy her menu of Argentine specialties lovingly prepared in-house, everyday using only the freshest ingredients. Indulge in an assortment of delectable empanadas, savory vegetable tartas, and alfajores de maizena enrobed in smooth dulce de leche as you sip a frothy cappuccino in the sun-drenched space of Jezabel’s, the original location is at the corner of 26th and Pine Streets in Philadelphia’s Fitler Square neighborhood.
Chef Jezabel Careaga - Native of northwestern Argentina bakes some of the best empanadas in the city. Her entrepreneurial spirit has taken her all the way from South America to Philadelphia, where she’s made a name for herself as one of the most authentic Argentine bakers in town. In addition to the empanadas, served with her signature chimichurri, Careaga’s specialties include scratch-made sweets like alfajores and medialunas. Outside cooking, Careaga is an accomplished woodworker and designer who has built furniture and fixtures for her shops; shoppers can actually purchase original wares at her West Philly location.