Shaya (4213 Magazine St., 504-891-4213; www.shayarestaurant.com), chef/owner Alon Shaya's Uptown stunner, has been named one of the country's best new restaurants by Bon Appetit magazine. The magazine's website lists Shaya among its "50 Nominees for America's Best New Restaurants 2015." It is the only New Orleans restaurant to make the cut. The top 10 winners will be announced Aug. 18.
Shaya garnered national accolades in May as the James Beard Foundation's Best Chef: South.