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The Israeli culinary migration to New York is continuing apace. What was originally planned as a pop-up for a few months, starring Chef Nir Tzuk, is turning into a new restaurant in every way. To be called Arba, it will open in early February in the Upper West Side, and is now in final preparations for its launch.
At Charcoal Bar and Grill in Los Angeles’ Beverly Grove, Israeli shuks (marketplaces) are the inspiration for executive chef (and partner) Lenny Nour. According to Eater LA, Nour was sent at age fourteen to Israel, where he worked on a farm and served in the military. He got his cooking credentials at East Coast kosher high-end restaurants like Doma Land + Sea, Mike’s Bistro and Alenbi, mastering the art of grilling fowl.
What’s the star ingredient in shakshuka, the beloved north African skillet dish that simmers sunny side up eggs in a thick, peppery tomato sauce? Depends who you ask. For those who treat shakshuka as the ultimate everything-but-the-kitchen-sink concoction (adding leafy greens, halloumi cheese, and Indian curry powder), the core component remains the same, no matter how you poach it: eggs.
‘I could really go for some tomato-egg right now,” my 15-year-old son, Teddy, said to me.
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