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Obituaries

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    Kenny Shopsin Was the Ornery, Profane Cook That New York NeededThe owner of the city’s most eccentric diner has died.
  2. legends
    How Joël Robuchon Became the Most Influential Chef in the WorldThe French chef’s rise to prominence was marked by outsider status and a flair for mixing the old with the new.
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    The Food World Mourns the Late, Influential Cookbook Author Barbara KafkaWriters, cooks, and fans shared their remembrances.
  4. obituaries
    Legendary New Orleans Restaurateur Ella Brennan Has Died at 92She was the matriarch of the city’s most influential restaurant family.
  5. rip
    Saltie Chef and Co-founder Rebecca Clare Collerton Has DiedShe helped create one of contemporary New York’s most obsessed-over sandwich shops.
  6. rip
    New York Chef and ‘Escoffier of Offal’ Takashi Inoue Has DiedThe chef made a name for himself at his immensely popular namesake restaurant.
  7. RIP
    Blackberry Farm’s Sam Beall Has DiedHe died in a skiing accident at age 39.
  8. RIP
    Beloved Pastry Chef Gina DePalma Has DiedShe helped open Babbo, and worked there for 15 years.
  9. Obituaries
    Myron and Phil’s Founder Dies at 95; Restaurant Catches Fire Shortly AfterClassic steakhouse owner dies.
  10. Obituaries
    Remembering Roger Ebert on Food and DrinkRemembering how the Chicago critic talked about eating and drinking.
  11. Oeno-File
    Chateau Montelena Founder DiesHe was 86.
  12. Obituaries
    Harry the Hot Dog Man Dies at 103, Still WorkingHarry’s Hot Dogs owner dies at 103.
  13. Obituaries
    200 Turn Out To Remember Gold Star Bartender Susan StursbergBartender at popular Wicker Park spot remembered.
  14. Obituaries
    In Memoriam: Diran J. Soulian, Owner of Top Notch Beef BurgersSix decades running a classic burger stand.
  15. Obituaries
    Longtime Sun-Times Reviewer Pat Bruno Dies at 78Sun-Times food critic Pat Bruno dies.
  16. Obituaries
    Allen Brothers Chairman Bobby Hatoff Dies4th generation chairman of Chicago meat packer passes away.
  17. Obituaries
    Owner of Cross-Rhodes Dies in AccidentOwner of Evanston’s Cross Rhodes dies in accident.
  18. Obituaries
    San Bruno Restaurant Owner Killed in Car AccidentIsaac Mejia, who for years owned Don Pico’s in San Bruno, died Saturday.
  19. Obituaries
    Renowned San Francisco Restaurateur, Maurice Rouas, DiesThe longtime owner of Fleur de Lys was 73.
  20. Obituaries
    Food Legend Marion Cunningham Dies at Age 90The renowned latter-day author of the ‘Fannie Farmer Cookbook’ has passed owing to complications from Alzheimer’s.
  21. Obituaries
    Remembering a Woman Who Loved History, Sausage and ElvesGuardian of family sausage legacy passes.
  22. Obituaries
    More on Nora Ephron, Food, and Movies
  23. Obituaries
    Allen Bernstein, Builder of Morton’s Chain, DiesFounder of upscale chain segment dies.
  24. Obituaries
    Afghan President’s Half-Brother and Former Chicago Restaurateur KilledThe influential brother had a strange connection to Chicago.
  25. Obituaries
    ‘Butter-Cow Lady’ Norma Lyon, a State Fair Icon, Dies at 81She sculpted things out of butter, including the Last Supper, for the Iowa State Fair since 1960.
  26. Obituaries
    T.J. Robinson, Owner of Oakland’s Beloved and Bizarre Gingerbread House,The Gingerbread House was a weird and special place.
  27. Obituaries
    Tragedy Befalls Young Line Cook at Local: Mission Eatery
  28. Obituaries
    R.I.P. Marc Valiani
  29. Obituaries
    Boulevard Remembers 9/11 Victim Heather HoThe one-time ‘Chron’ Rising Star died at 32 on September 11th.
  30. Obituaries
    Inventor of Frank-a-Matic Dies at 97I think we’ll have some hot dogs for lunch in honor of the man.
  31. Local Legends
    R.I.P. Joe Alioto, Veteran Wharf Restaurateur
  32. Local Legends
    R.I.P. Tommy Bermejo, from Tommy’s MexicanHe died suddenly earlier this week.
  33. Local Legends
    R.I.P. Juanita MussonThe legendary barmaid and brawler died Saturday at age 87.
  34. Local Legends
    Legendary Bar Owner Henry Africa DiesThe owner of Eddie Rickenbacker’s, who once upon a time invented the fern bar, dies at age 77.
  35. Mediavore
    Obama to Dine With Apple, Google, Facebook CEOs; Spain Loses Anti-Molecular Chef
  36. Local Legends
    René Verdon, Top S.F. Chef of the 70’s and 80’s, Dies at 86He also served as White House chef, having been recruited by Jackie Kennedy, from 1961 to 1966.
  37. Obituaries
    Jack LaLanne, Fitness Show-Off and Pioneering Healthy Eating Advocate, Dies atA restaurant in San Francisco has a salad named in his honor.
  38. Obituaries
    Noted Contemporary Asian Chef Paul Wildermuth DiesThe noted chef died suddenly on the job.
  39. R.I.P.
    Food & Wine Founder Michael Batterberry DiesHe outlived his old nemesis ‘Gourmet.’
  40. Obituaries
    Memorial for Sabina Rose O’Donnell set for Thursday at Liberty Lands ParkFriends and family will gather at Liberty Lands Park to celebrate the life of Sabina Rose O’Donnell.
  41. Beer
    Philly’s Last Beer Baron Heads for the Great Brewery in the SkyBilly the Beer King was known for questionable business practices.
  42. Celebrity Settings
    Teddy’s Tableside MannersA restaurant anecdote about Teddy Pendergrass
  43. Obituaries
    Uh-Oh: SpaghettiO’s Inventor DiesWe tip our can lids in his honor
  44. RIP
    Carmine’s and Virgil’s Founding Chef Michael Ronis Dies at 60“He would sometimes hit five or six places a night, sampling everything on the menu that interested him.”
  45. Obituaries
    Sheila Lukins, RememberedThe ‘Silver Palate Cookbook’ author was “hot stuff,” according to Julia Child.
  46. Obituaries
    LamentamosGidget, the Taco Bell Chihuahua, is dead.
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