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Chef Michael Solomonov shares Israeli culture through food

EDITOR’S NOTE: On May 6,  the James Beard Foundation named Michael Solomonov’s Zahav restaurant this year’s outstanding restaurant. This is Michael’s sixth James Beard Award, which are often called the most prestigious awards in American hospitality.  Renowned Israeli chef and entrepreneur Michael Solomonov was a super-picky eater as a kid, but was lucky to have…


Chef Alon Shaya

By Mala Blomquist & Deborah Moon Although he now lives in New Orleans, Chef Alon Shaya tributes Israel for how he thinks about food and the eating culture at his two restaurants Saba (grandfather in Hebrew) in New Orleans and Safta (grandmother) in Denver. The James Beard award winner admits he loves to cook Italian…