R.I.P. Marc Valiani

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Valiani in March, still working despite having lost the ability to speak.
Valiani in March, still working despite having lost the ability to speak. Photo: Dallas Morning News

Former San Francisco chef Marc Valiani, who was best known for his small North Beach restaurant Jianna which he ran from 2000 to 2002, died last weekend of respiratory failure at the age of 48. He lived in Texas most recently, and was diagnosed in 2010 with ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease. [Scoop]

R.I.P. Marc Valiani