Chef Alon Shaya has won pretty much every culinary plaudit possible for bringing his gorgeously elevated take on Israeli cuisine to New Orleans. At his award-winning restaurant Shaya at the High Holidays, he can be relied upon to create a Rosh Hashanah menu that incorporates holiday symbolism with Middle Eastern flavors and fresh local ingredients.
I’ll have whatever she’s having! Top Israeli-food aficionados fantasize about what they’d serve Gal Gadot’s character, then share the recipes with us.
Shaya is far from the only eatery offering excellent Jewish cuisine in this culinary capital.
Alon Shaya, whose New Orleans restaurant offers an Israel-inspired menu, was named best chef in the South.