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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 …
Israel, Palestinians to pick up cease-fire talks in Cairo
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Indirect cease-fire negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians will resume this week in Cairo.The talks on Tuesday will be held through Egyptian negotiators who will shuttle between the two sides, according to reports.The negotiation of truce terms was part of the …