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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 …
Report: Alan Gross released from Cuban prison
(JTA ) — ABC News is reporting that the United States has secured the release of Alan Gross as part of a prisoner swap and wider effort to improve bilateral relations with Cuba.
Gross was leaving Cuba when he was arrested in December 2009 for setting up Internet access for …