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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 …
FAA lifts flight ban to Ben Gurion; Delta not ready to resume flights
Effective just before midnight on Thursday, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) lifted the flight ban it had imposed for the previous two days on flights departing to or from Ben Gurion Aiport near Tel Aviv.
This was done after U.S. officials were assured of new or heightened security measures implemented …