September 26, 2023

—Famend fast-casual eatery, NAYA, involves Paramus

Over time, fast-casual eating places have develop into a dominant pressure within the eating business, praised for his or her accessibility and ease, all whereas utilizing premium elements, cooked contemporary. NAYA, the most recent Center Jap eatery to return to Paramus, is actually no completely different. 

Photographs courtesy of NAYA

Initially opening in 2010, NAYA affords company genuine flavors of the Center East. Their customization choices imply that there are a whole bunch of mixtures for diners to select from. The small chain has been praised for inexpensive meals performed proper. NAYA Paramus is New Jersey’s first location, amongst a number of others sprinkled all through the tri-state space and Pennsylvania. 

The idea at NAYA is straightforward. Diners first begin by selecting a base for his or her meal—which provides them the choice of a contemporary pita, white rice (amongst different grains) or a crisp salad. Then, you select your protein. Choices vary from rooster shawarma to falafel and cauliflower. NAYA stays a favourite amongst vegetarians and vegans alike for his or her a number of plant-based choices. 


Photographs courtesy of NAYA

Then—arguably the perfect half—toppings. Company select from 17 completely different toppings to complete off their meal. Garlic toum, Lebanese pickles, lemon tahini and way more make up the big range of toppings which can be accessible at NAYA. 

Together with full meals are a number of appetizers and small bites. Stuffed grape leaves, tabbouleh and kibbeh (a Lebanese fried beef dumpling) are a number of the go-to choices for purchasers at NAYA. 

NAYA Paramus can be bringing one thing new to the desk, Za’atar Street. The thoughtfully curated retail market goals to have fun the farmers and artisans of the Jap Mediterranean—often known as the Levant. Artisanal meals resembling spices, jams and vinegars might be discovered at Za’atar Street, however the choices usually are not restricted to meals. Magnificence provides and residential items are additionally in abundance. {The marketplace} provides yet one more considerate procuring expertise for Paramus residents. 

It’s no secret that Paramus has been broadening its horizons in the previous couple of years. With adjustments coming to GSP and a number of other new eating places opening within the space, Paramus goals to create a city that facilities neighborhood pursuits first. NAYA and its market, Za’atar Street, comes at a time when this couldn’t be extra obvious. The Center Jap fast-casual joint provides to the rising record of choices for Paramus residents, buyers and anybody who is solely passing by means of.

NAYA Paramus is open now at 305 Route 17 South.


Photographs courtesy of NAYA

In regards to the Creator/s

Peter Candia is the Meals + Drink Editor at New Jersey Digest. A graduate of The Culinary Institute of America, Peter discovered a ardour for meals writing halfway by means of college and by no means seemed again. He’s a former line cook dinner, server and bartender at top-rated eating places within the tri-state space. Along with meals, Peter enjoys politics, music, sports activities and something New Jersey. He by no means stops studying and he is at all times within the weeds.