NOLA Israeli Restaurant Named Restaurant of the Year

Shaya Restaurant | Yelp, Dmitry B.

Shaya Restaurant | Yelp, Dmitry B.

Israeli New Orleans restaurant Shaya was recently named Restaurant of the Year by the food website The Daily Meal. Shaya was begun by Israeli-American Alon Shaya in partnership with renowned NOLA chef John Besh. Launched in early February, the restaurant serves modern Israeli style cuisine, featuring a number of favorite dishes such as fried cauliflower with caramelized onions as well as avocado on rye bread with whitefish.

"[Shaya is] a sleeper hit from two of America’s very best chefs, a delicious education of the American palate from masters who have demonstrated that they know it well,” stated The Daily Meal. Read More