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Chef Alon Shaya of Domenica Restaurant was one of four local chefs nominated for a James Beard Award, considered the most prestigious of national awards for restaurants and chefs.
Shaya, who hails from Israel, joins three other locals – Jason Duvalier of Le Petite Grocery, Ryan Prewett of Peche and Sue Zemanick of Gautreau’s – as a Best Chef South nominee.
Shaya was selected as the Chef of the Year two years ago by New Orleans magazine. See a reprint of that story here.
Award winners will be announced on …
Dermer: Over 500 rockets fired at Israel landed back in Gaza
(JTA) — Over 500 of the rockets fired from Gaza at Israel in the last three weeks have landed in Gaza territory, Israel’s ambassador told U.S. Jewish and political leaders.
During an address Monday at the National Leadership Assembly for Israel in Washington D.C., Ambassador Ron Dermer said that more …