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Cecilia Chiang

  1. rip
    Cecilia Chiang, the Restaurateur Who Changed Chinese Food in America, Has DiedShe opened the Mandarin in 1961, introducing this country to dishes that are now ubiquitous.
  2. Local Legends
    Regarding the Legend That Is Cecilia Chiang, and The MandarinHere’s a video in advance of the tribute happening at Pebble Beach Food & Wine.
  3. Awards
    Cecilia Chiang to Get Lifetime Achievement Honor at This Year’s BeardThe 93-year-old restaurateur is credited with having introduced Americans to the spicier side of Szechuan and Hunan cooking.
  4. Foodievents
    Michael Bauer Ate a 33-Course Banquet By an Acclaimed Chinese Chef, and YouYu Bo, a renowned young chef from Chengdu, came to the Bay Area to cook this private meal only two dozen people went to.
  5. Funnies
    A Little Bit of Funny From Cecilia ChiangShe prints emails and mails them around, apparently.
  6. Local Legends
    Cecilia Chiang Offers Longevity Advice“I never take naps.”
  7. Tricks of the Trade
    Corey Lee Fools Cecilia Chiang With Faux Shark FinShe apparently had no idea it was faux, and that was a great compliment.
  8. Lists
    Central Kitchen Named One of Five Hot Openings for 2012Also, Thomas McNaughton, Thomas Keller, and Cecilia Chiang all make a list of American Culinary Icons.
  9. Endangered
    Shark Fin Ban Battle Gets Hot: Which Side is Yao Ming On?Sides are increasingly being drawn, with powerful San Francisco lawmakers and Chinese restaurant owners on one side and green celebrities and environmental activists on the other.
  10. Historical Cookery
    A Message From the Year 1980 About California Food Trends, Via Ruth Reichl“Suddenly you can’t walk down the street without bumping into cheese stores that stock eight kinds of blue cheese and ten varieties of chèvre.”
  11. Quote of the Day
    James Beard Loved Gossip“He used to say, ‘Gossip at the table makes the food taste better.’”
  12. Mediavore
    Catching Up With Bay Area Food Legends; Another Hooters Waitress Sues