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RIP, Inventor of the Green-Bean Casserole
Dorcas Reilly created the Thanksgiving favorite in the Campbell’s test kitchen in 1955.
The Chef Behind New York’s Celebrated Tanoshi Has Died
Toshio Oguma was suffering from gastric cancer.
Kenny Shopsin Was the Ornery, Profane Cook That New York Needed
The owner of the city’s most eccentric diner has died.
How Joël Robuchon Became the Most Influential Chef in the World
The French chef’s rise to prominence was marked by outsider status and a flair for mixing the old with the new.
The World’s Greatest Chefs Remember Joël Robuchon
The news has been met with a flood of tributes.
World-renowned Chef Joël Robuchon Has Died
The French chef was 73.
Food Critic Jonathan Gold Has Died
The Pulitzer prize-winning writer was 57.
The Owner of Manhattan Fixture the Great Jones Cafe Has Died
The future of the restaurant, which has been closed since his death, is once again being called uncertain.
Anthony Bourdain Never Stopped Advocating for the People He Believed In
He wasn’t alone in sharing the spotlight, but he was unusually interested in the success of others.
David Simon on Bourdain: ‘He Knew Everything’
The creator of
talks about his longtime friend.
The World Mourns Anthony Bourdain
President Obama, writers, chefs, and others respond to the news of his death.
Anthony Bourdain Has Died
The reported cause was suicide.
The Food World Mourns the Late, Influential Cookbook Author Barbara Kafka
Writers, cooks, and fans shared their remembrances.
Saltie Chef and Co-founder Rebecca Clare Collerton Has Died
She helped create one of contemporary New York’s most obsessed-over sandwich shops.
Frank’s Cocktail Lounge Is the Perfect Bar — Frank Perkins Is the Reason Why
In Fort Greene, a squat building houses an iconic bar that has resisted gentrification for more than four decades.
How Paul Bocuse Became the Most Legendary Chef in France
An icon in his home country, Paul Bocuse was considered to be a culinary god by chefs around the world.
Paul Bocuse Has Died
The legendary chef and pioneer of nouvelle cuisine was 91.
In Loving Memory of Saltie, a Sandwich Shop That Never Got Stale
Long past the point where other operators might have started phoning it in, Saltie maintained a consistent level of quality and continued to innovate.
Golden Krust Founder Found Dead of Apparent Suicide
Lowell Hawthorne, who started the chain in 1989, was 57.
New York Chef and ‘Escoffier of Offal’ Takashi Inoue Has Died
The chef made a name for himself at his immensely popular namesake restaurant.
Judith Jones Has Died
The legendary writer and editor introduced us to Julia Child.
The Life and Legacy of Alain Senderens, the ‘Picasso of French Cooking’
The celebrated chef passed away this week at the age of 77.
Legendary French Chef Alain Senderens Has Died
He’s credited as one of the pioneers of Nouevelle cuisine.
The Maverick Who Invented Pineapple Pizza Has Died
His legacy lives on.
The Illustrator Who Created the Trix Rabbit Has Died
Joe Harris also came up with the famous ad copy: “Silly rabbit! Trix are for kids.”
Waffle House Co-founder Joe Rogers Has Died
The patron of the Southern roadside diner was 97.
Rao’s Owner Frank Pellegrino Sr. Has Died
He founded Rao’s Specialty Foods, worked as the restaurant’s nightly host, and acted in
Carnegie Deli Chucked Its Precious Celebrity Photos Out on the Street
The trash is “something nice for people in the neighborhood.”
Renowned Journalist and Restaurant Critic A.A. Gill Has Died
The British columnist was 62.
The Creator of General Tso’s Chicken Has Died
Peng Chang-kuei was 98.
The Man Who Invented the Big Mac Has Died
Michael Delligatti created the iconic burger nearly 50 years ago.
The Guy Who Wrote the ‘Oscar Mayer Wiener’ Song Has Died
The ubiquitous jingle debuted in 1963.
International Culinary Center Founder Dorothy Cann Hamilton Has Died
She was in a fatal car accident on Friday.
Family of Slain L&B Co-owner Offers $50,000 Reward for Help Capturing Killer
Louis Barbati was shot outside his home last Thursday.
Cheerios Blew It With This Shameless Prince Tweet
There are ways to honor a legend without plugging your product.
Prince’s Love of Breakfast
The iconic musician died today at the age of 57.
Blackberry Farm’s Sam Beall Has Died
He died in a skiing accident at age 39.
Going Out In Style
Coffee Kingpin Has His Ashes Stored in a Giant Moka Pot
It was proudly on display during his funeral mass.
World-Renowned Chef Benoît Violier Dies of Apparent Suicide
The 44-year-old chef’s restaurant was named the best in the world just a month and a half ago.
Remembering Hank Penza, the Man Who Gave NYC Its Most Iconic Dive Bar
“He took, like, 50 years of downtown with him. He was the king of the Lower East Side.”
Famed New Orleans Chef Paul Prudhomme Has Died
The legendary man behind K-Paul’s Louisiana Kitchen was 75.
Daniel Defonte, of Red Hook’s Beloved Defonte’s, Has Died
“Daniel Defonte was the heartbeat of the store.”
The Inventor of the Automated Bagel Machine Has Left Behind a Mixed Legacy
Daniel Thompson brought the bagels to the masses, but some say he ruined the bread.
New Orleans Legend Willie Mae Seaton Has Died at 99
Named an America’s Classic by the James Beard Foundation, she was universally lauded for her fried chicken.
Subway Co-founder Fred DeLuca Has Died
He was battling leukemia.
Esteemed Chef Gerry Hayden Has Passed Away
He had been battling ALS for years.
Milk & Honey Founder Sasha Petraske Has Passed Away
The bar owner, who helped spearhead New York’s cocktail renaissance, was 42.
Searchers Have Recovered the Body of Former White House Chef Walter Scheib
The 61-year-old, who cooked for presidents Clinton and George W. Bush, had been missing for more than a week.
Master Chef Roger Vergé Has Died — This Is His Legacy
The nouvelle cuisine pioneer, who was widely considered to be one of the most underrated chefs of the 20th century, was 85.
Brooklyn’s Beloved Eagle Provisions Is Officially Gone After 36 Years In
The owners sold the building to a developer.