Skip To Content
JEWISH. INDEPENDENT. NONPROFIT.

Support the Forward

Funded by readers like you DonateSubscribe
Food

Miznon Chef Eyal Shani Tapped To Design Menu For Chelsea Music Hall

When Miznon opened at New York’s Chelsea Market last year – to deafening hype – the Forward walked away less than impressed by Chef Eyal Shani’s takes on Israeli street food.

Apparently, the masses disagreed; not only has Miznon become a giant hit, but Chelsea Market’s owners have now tapped Shani to create a new menu for a basement music hall set to open this week.

Eater reports Shani’s cuisine for the Chelsea Music Hall is “inspired by his interpretation of New York City.” A shrimp salad bagel offers a slightly perverse version of a Big Apple classic; tuna tartare is apparently “a take on a bite Shani had at uptown sushi temple Masa”, and a salad is – yes – inspired by the idea of an urban jungle.

Shani underling Meir Ringart will run the Music Hall kitchen, Eater says. With Miznon locations in Israel, Vienna, Paris, and Melbourne, Shani’s presumably a man on the move.

The chef isn’t through with New York City, either. Shani told Eater he’s working on a ”flagship space” that he diplomatically called “a bullet in the heart of the traditional food of New York.” It’s at 10th Avenue and 50th Street, set to open in March. We can’t wait.

Shani and Chelsea Market’s management didn’t respond to requests for comment.

Engage

  • SHARE YOUR FEEDBACK

  • UPCOMING EVENT

    SKY & SCULPTURE

    Hybrid: Online and at the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan

    Oct 2, 2022

    6:30 pm ET · 

    A Sukkah, IMKHA, created by artist Tobi Kahn, for the Marlene Meyerson JCC of Manhattan is an installation consisting of 13 interrelated sculpted painted wooden panels, constituting a single work of art. Join for a panel discussion with Rabbi Joanna Samuels, Chief Executive Director of the Marlene Meyerson JCC of Manhattan, Talya Zax, Innovation Editor of the Forward, and Tobi Kahn, Artist. Moderated by Mattie Kahn.

Republish This Story

Please read before republishing

We’re happy to make this story available to republish for free, unless it originated with JTA, Haaretz or another publication (as indicated on the article) and as long as you follow our guidelines. You must credit the Forward, retain our pixel and preserve our canonical link in Google search.  See our full guidelines for more information, and this guide for detail about canonical URLs.

To republish, copy the HTML by clicking on the yellow button to the right; it includes our tracking pixel, all paragraph styles and hyperlinks, the author byline and credit to the Forward. It does not include images; to avoid copyright violations, you must add them manually, following our guidelines. Please email us at [email protected], subject line “republish,” with any questions or to let us know what stories you’re picking up.

We don't support Internet Explorer

Please use Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Edge to view this site.