March 2016
By: Beth D'Addono, USA Today 

Who would have thunk it? The hottest table in New Orleans isn't at one of the storied Creole palaces, traditional havens of buttery trout amandine and oysters served every which way. Instead, the toughest reservation to snag -- hint hint make that call early - is at Shaya, a modern Israeli eatery where hummas reigns supreme and avocado toast keeps company with smoky whitefish and zippy bits of pink peppercorns.