The Morning Brew: 3.23




The James Beard Foundation announced its 2010 finalists yesterday. This is the twentieth year the organization has recognized chefs, food professional and food writers. Locally, Gerard Craft of Niche made the cut. (

Detroit-area kosher food bank Yad Ezra sees increase in need for Passover seder dinners. This year, requests of seder assistance is 25 percent higher than last year. (Detroit Free Press)

Dubai increased enforcement of 2003 law that bans the use of alcohol in restaurant cooking. It's still legal to drink it straight. (Los Angeles Times)