The interior of Shaya is warm, casual and spirited.
Opposite the main dining room is a cozy bar area.
Like his two other restaurants, the wood-fired oven is the focus of the menu and dining experience.
A courtyard patio is perfect for a comfortable night in New Orleans.
Hummus plays a big role on the Shaya menu, with four different versions.
Shaya offers a variety of small plate options, including grape leaves with rice and shiitake mushrooms.
Another small plate menu item includes sunchokes, spicy chilies, tomato and egg.
From the sea
A more substantial offering is this Mediterranean-influenced seafood dish.
Lamb, of course!
Also featured on the menu is lamb kebab with tahini, tomatoes and cilantro.