Last Call: Duck Eggs Are The Cool Thing In England Now

image credit: acanadianfoodie.comThe Daily Mail: Sales of duck eggs have soared at UK store Waitrose as a result of Jamie Oliver’s endorsement — he says they make cakes richer and fluffier. Further proof that nothing galvanizes people the way that cake does. So, it turns out that James Beard Award winner and Times-Picayune food critic Brett Anderson wasn’t fired after all. He’s scheduled to return to his job at the paper after he finishes his fellowship next year. Either we all got worked up over nothing, or the Times-Picayune is doing some serious back-peddling.

NY Times: The Central Park Visitors Center at Tavern on the Green will close Wednesday. One of the companies bidding for the space is the Legends Hospitality Company, which is also in charge of hospitality and catering at Yankee Stadium. That’s really going to increase the wait for food at Yankees games.

Grub Street: The first food issue of Port Magazine is not only guest edited by Fergus Henderson, but also features David Chang, April Bloomfield, and Nigella Lawson. It’s currently available on newsstands at specialty stores, and with a lineup like that, there’s really no excuse not to hunt it down.

Huffington Post: Good news, West Coast Readers! Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich’s Eataly is coming to Los Angeles. You know, once they’ve found a location for it.

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