Two months after the April 20 oil rig explosion that started a massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the restaurant industry continued this week to garner support for fishermen and to seek compensation from the rig’s owner, BP Plc. On Monday, a handful of celebrity chefs and the Louisiana Seafood Promotion & Marketing Board announced a fund-raising effort, called “Friends of the Fishermen Fund,” to help those affected by the Gulf oil disaster. Meanwhile, prominent ...

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