Locavore chef Michael Altenberg died suddenly Friday night.
"Nello Ferrara, 93, invented Lemonheads, saw MacArthur in occupied Japan, sang with Sinatra." That's the Sun-Times' headline on the obituary for the chairman of Ferrara Pan Candy Co. on the west side, and that's a pretty cool way to sum...
Remembering "Will Special" inventor William Philpot.
Grassfed beef rancher used by many Chicago restaurants dies suddenly.
The influential brother had a strange connection to Chicago.
She sculpted things out of butter, including the Last Supper, for the Iowa State Fair since 1960.
The Gingerbread House was a weird and special place.
Sad news comes today as Local: Mission Eatery announces that they are "recovering from tragic news": Their 23-year-old line cook, Ryan Sitko, died in a motorcycle accident. [Local Mission Eatery]...
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...
The one-time 'Chron' Rising Star died at 32 on September 11th.
I think we'll have some hot dogs for lunch in honor of the man.
Joseph Alioto, who for forty years ran Alioto's restaurant on Fisherman's Wharf along with his cousin Nunzio, died early this morning at age 59 after a long illness. He was part of a family deeply tied to San Francisco politics...
The owner of Eddie Rickenbacker's, who once upon a time invented the fern bar, dies at age 77.
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He also served as White House chef, having been recruited by Jackie Kennedy, from 1961 to 1966.
A restaurant in San Francisco has a salad named in his honor.
The noted chef died suddenly on the job.