The plot thickens at Zed's, the awful, shuttered North Austin restaurant that had a multi-year run in spite of routinely putting out food that beggared the imagination.

Lone Star Fugitive Task Force swooped in on Jacob Hilbert and wife Lynda Kaye Hilbert in North Austin last night.

The Hilbert's had been on the run from North Carolina where they stand accused of embezzling over 100k from Ends Meat LLC (Manna Restaurant.)

Jacob Hilbert had been celebrated in Wilmington, first at Tango du Chat, and Santa Fe New Mexico at A La Mesa restaurant prior to his "mysterious disappearance"

more http://www.statesman.com/blogs/content/shared-gen/blogs

an obituary for Zed's http://www.scrumptiouschef.com/food/index.cfm/2013/2/20

and Jacob Hilbert's blog http://jacobhilbert.wordpress.com/