Feb. 26 Morning Roundup

Zimmern comments on the Beard Award nominees (re: Lucia’s: “…her eatery isn’t even in my top five for best local restaurants”), the local Chowhounds dig into the mysterious Italian pepper and egg sandwich, Stewart “Shefzilla” Woodman reports 300 applicants for a single dish position (yikes), Jimmy John’s drags the word “rockstar” into an Orwellian sewer of doublespeak by applying it to entry-level hourly employees, and Seward Co-op has an intriguing upcoming class teaching Knife Skills & The Art of Garnish (11am, March 7, $12 fee).