- In May 2017, Sophia Bush confirmed that “@shayarestaurant IS all it’s cracked up to be” and thanked the chef “for the incredible falafel, haloumi, and that crazy turmeric trout. And the ikra caviar. And the field peas. And the cauliflower. And … okay I’m going to stop now.”
- Kate Bosworth said Shaya was “so delicious” when she ate here in December 2016.