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Food News Review: Founding Farmers Cookbook, Free Nutella for Woodbridge, a Third Ted’s Bulletin

Plus: Remembering Sticky Rice’s Joey Belcher.

Ted's Bulletin—which already has a 14th Street location in the works— will expand to Reston in 2013. Photograph courtesy of Flickr user Jfiess.

Sad news hit the restaurant world this week: Joey Belcher, the 37-year-old owner of Sticky Rice, 901, and Dangerously Delicious Pies, was found dead in his apartment. Young & Hungry has assembled remembrances from Belcher’s loved ones. [Y&H]

Also from Young & Hungry: Ted’s Bulletin is headed to Reston Town Center. [Y&H]

Post critic Tom Sietsema rounded up his top restaurants of 2012 this week. Included among them are Pabu in Baltimore and Seasonal Pantry, Dan O’Brien’s communal dining experience in Shaw. [WP]

Chicken and doughnuts may be this year’s trendy food combo, but chicken and waffles is another welcome pairing indeed. So welcome, new chicken and waffles food truck. [Food Truck Fiesta]

Woodbridge, Virginia, won 5,000 jars of free Nutella, a prize for its population’s prodigious tweets about the hazelnut spread. [Washingtonian]

Eater DC updates its list of where to eat in Reagan National Airport—always handy for surviving holiday travel. [Eater DC]

The Neighborhood Restaurant Group’s takeover of the Iron Gate in Dupont will debut a little later than expected. [Eater DC]

Local food writer Nevin Martell will pen the upcoming Founding Farmers cookbook; the Post’s Tim Carman has an interview with Martell, who is also a Washingtonian contributor. [WP]

The bar at the St. Regis is closed until mid-January. The lounge next to Adour is undergoing renovations overseen by the same design team behind Alain Ducasse’s glam restaurant. [Washingtonian]

More Reston news: Zoës Kitchen will open there too. [Eater DC]

That 14th Street Italian restaurant from the Standard people will be called Etto and debuts in January. [Borderstan]

And finally, all those missing comments from food truck supporters? They’ve been found. [Y&H]

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