The Foie Gras Wars Never End, Chef Shuffles: This Week in Food News

Nancy Silverton and Matt Molina at Osteria Mozza
Nancy Silverton and Matt Molina at Osteria Mozza
Anne Fishbein

Big changes at Mozza: Longtime chef de cuisine Mott Molina has left the Mozza group. He is said to be taking some time off to decide what to do next. He has been replaced by Elizabeth Hong, who is the daughter of the owner of Park's BBQ. 

The foie gras wars will never end. State Attorney General Kamala Harris is planning to appeal the U.S. District Court ruling that allowed foie gras back into our restaurants. 

NPR reports on the state of farmers markets, whether or not sales are peaking, and whether that might be a good thing for farmers. 

Here's some serious dumpling porn: Lucky Peach has a list of the five best soup dumplings in Shanghai.

Eater's February heat map dropped yesterday, letting you know what the hottest places in town are right now, according to the Eater editors.

The LA Times reports on Waterloo and City chef Brendan Collins' newest plan, which is to open a restaurant called Birch in Hollywood.  

In other L.A. chef news, Tipple and Brine's chef has left his post, and Bill Chait and Jason Neroni are taking over the Rose Cafe in Venice


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