Restaurateurs Predict a Good Spring; SushiSamba Ditches Bluefin Tuna

Increased volume and lowered supply costs are leading restaurateurs to predict a good spring. [WSJ]

SushiSamba is no longer serving bluefin tuna. [Gothamist]

Once considered minor league for chefs, dim sum is winning increased respect. [WSJ]

The popularity of competitive eating has paradoxically risen at the same time as concerns about obesity. [Salon]

Top Chef contestant Spike Mendelsohn wants to expand his D.C. Good Stuff Eatery internationally. [Bloomberg]

Jamie Oliver plans to take a petition calling for better food in America's schools to the White House. [NYDN]