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Consultant Clark Wolf is in a rush to open artisanal-food stalls across from the old Fulton Fish Market by Memorial Day, but apparently this has nothing to do with the proposed New Amsterdam Public market. [Insatiable Critic]
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A lawsuit between a Queens Chinese restaurant and CW11, regarding Kaity Tongs reporting on a mouse allegedly found in the food, is close to being thrown out since the lawyers cant prove any malice on the newscasters part. [NYP]

Grant Achatz, star chef of Chicagos Alinea, may have beat his tongue cancer, but his sense of taste may not return for a year or two. [WSJ]

The preview at Alain Ducasses Adour featured a typical roster of big names: Franois Payard of Payard Patisserie, the Moderns Gabriel Kreuther, and Michael Romano of Union Square Cafe. [NYP]
Related: LObsession [NYM]

If youre considering joining a CSA thats Community Supported Agriculture, to all you non-locavores then youll need to join one now before shares sell out for the 2008 season. [Mouthing Off/Food & Wine]

The oceans are being depleted, and the fish we are eating contain too much mercury; let's hope the new book Bottomfeeder: How to Eat Ethically in a World of Vanishing Seafood will offer some solutions to the growing fish problem. [Ruhlman]