JALEO means "uproar" or "melee" and also "revelry" and "merry-making". The dramatic Andalucian dance captures the passionate essence of Spain. The restaurant is under the culinary direction of Jose Andres - winner of the James Beard Award and Bon Appetit's Chef of the Year. JALEO invites you to explore the spirit and cuisine of Spain. JALEO is a festive, casual dining experience with its menu centered on a large selection of tapas, the "little dishes" of Spain. Tapas, a centuries-old tradition, have recently gained impressive critical and popular success in the U.S. Renowned too are our paellas.