The Wrap-Up: The Week in Food

CityZen’s Eric Ziebold.

CityZen chef Eric Ziebold garners yet another award–this time as one of Forbes.com’s top ten tastemaking chefs. Also on the list? Joel Robuchon, Mario Batali, and Ziebold’s mentor, Thomas Keller…

…Cafe Saint-Ex and Bar Pilar proprietor Mike Benson lets go of plans to convert a historic North Capitol Street firehouse into EC-12, a restaurant and XM radio broadcast lounge, but it appears the project will go on…

…Quick! Hide the Philly rolls: The Japanese government has approved a “sushi police” campaign to certify authentic sushi in Japanese restaurants around the world…

 

…Bethesda chef David Craig has been laid up by knee surgery. “He’s Scottish,” says his business partner. “He’ll be fine.”…

…How much butter is in a serving of Acadiana’s (admittedly very tasty) barbecue shrimp? Oh, just a stick and a half

…Inspired by the too-short warm spell, DCist maps out farmers markets that aren’t in Eastern Market or Dupont…

…Did you miss Restaurant Eve chef Cathal Armstrong explaining the meaning of "fluthered" to Martha Stewart on her show this morning? He also showed her how to make the battered cod from Eamonn's, and you can find the recipe (plus ones for dipping sauces) here.

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