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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 …
Netanyahu speech straining bipartisanship ahead of AIPAC conference
By RON KAMPEAS
WASHINGTON (JTA) — Ahead of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s congressional address and its biggest-ever annual conference, AIPAC wants to keep the focus squarely on Iran and the traditionally bipartisan nature of American support for Israel.
Good luck with that.
Tensions between …