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  1. rip
    RIP to the Wine Genius Who Created Two-Buck ChuckFred Franzia had a way with words too.
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    RIP to the ‘Father of Tiramisu’Ado Campeol, who owned the restaurant often credited with inventing the Italian dessert, was 93.
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    Chef Floyd Cardoz Has Passed AwayHe had tested positive for the coronavirus.
  4. obits
    Los Angeles Times Food Critic Jonathan Gold Has DiedThe Pulitzer prize-winning writer was 57.
  5. RIP
    Master Chef Roger Vergé Has Died — This Is His LegacyThe nouvelle cuisine pioneer, who was widely considered to be one of the most underrated chefs of the 20th century, was 85.
  6. RIP
    Chez Josephine Owner Jean-Claude Baker Has DiedThe restaurateur committed suicide in East Hampton.
  7. RIP
    Rubirosa Proprietor AJ Pappalardo Has DiedHe was 40.
  8. Tom’s
    The Legacy of Tom’s Restaurant, Brooklyn’s Most Endearing BreakfastGo for the blueberry-ricotta pancakes, stay for the charm.
  9. Obits
    Mario Borgatti, the Bronx’s Pasta Patriarch, Has DiedBorgatti was born in 1917 and was just 17 when his parents opened up shop on East 187th Street in 1935.
  10. Obits
    Chick-fil-A Founder S. Truett Cathy Has DiedSaid he wanted to be remembered as “one who kept my priorities in the right order.”
  11. Obits
    Chef and Restaurateur Matt Haley Has Died“My life is no longer about the center of the plate.”
  12. RIP
    Lucky Cheng’s Owner and Nightlife Pioneer Hayne Suthon Has DiedThe famous bar’s proprietor got her start in New York City in 1986.
  13. RIP
    Rogue Ale & Spirits Founder Jack Joyce Has DiedHe was 71.
  14. RIP
    Ice Cream Cone Legend Albert Doumar Has DiedHe was 92.
  15. RIP
    Vodka Entrepreneur Malcolm Lloyd Dies in Car CrashHe was 42.
  16. RIP
    Memorial for d.b.a. Co-founder Dennis Zentek TodayIt includes a New Orleans-style second-line parade.
  17. Obits
    Food World Mourns Passing of eGullet Co-Founder Steven ShawA food-blogging pioneer.
  18. Obits
    La Caravelle Chef Roger Fessaguet Has DiedThe high-school dropout put French fine-dining on the map in New York.
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    Giuseppe Caputo of Caputo’s Fine Foods Has DiedThe Carroll Gardens shop is currently closed.
  20. Obits
    D.b.a. Co-Founder Dennis Zentek Has DiedThe bar’s co-founder influenced New York’s beer scene.
  21. Video Feed
    10 Videos That Prove Clarissa Dickson Wright Was AmazingThe former lawyer, television chef, and author died on Saturday at the age of 66.
  22. Obits
    TV Cook Clarissa Dickson Wright Has DiedShe was 66.
  23. Obits
    Read Pete Seeger’s Prescient Foreword to a Cookbook From 1972Forty years ago, the legendary folk singer recruited participants for his so-called “pumpkin project.”
  24. Obits
    Remembering Joseph SantoSanto helmed the opulent Sign of the Dove for over 30 years.
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    Friends Mourn Doritos Locos ‘Creator’ With Taco BellThe man behind Taco Bell’s Doritos Locos tacos died last week from cancer.
  26. Obits
    Embers Steakhouse Founder Lou Rocanelli Has DiedThe restaurant had been billed the “poor man’s Peter Luger.”
  27. Obits
    Acclaimed San Francisco Chef Judy Rodgers Has DiedShe mentored dozens of cooks who went on to open their own restaurants.
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    Chefs and Writers Remember Jean Banchet, ‘Chicago’s First CelebrityThe chef who transformed the Chicago culinary scene died Sunday from pancreatic cancer at age 72.
  29. Obits
    Remembering John EgertonThe man who chronicled Southern food and culture died of a heart attack at age 78.
  30. Obits
    Nobu 57 Chef Shin Tsujimura Has Died“He was a legendary chef on two continents,” writes Andrew Zimmern.
  31. Obits
    Ace Hotel Co-founder Alex Calderwood Has DiedHe was 47.
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    Chefs and Restaurateurs React to News of Charlie Trotter’s Death onChefs from around the country and former cooks alike remember the celebrated chef.
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    St. Louis–Style Pizza Pioneer Jim Parrott Has DiedParrott ran an iconic pizza place through several decades.
  34. Obits
    Samuel Wallace Edwards Jr. of Edwards Hams Has Died“Without a doubt, they have one of the finest reputations in the country ham business,” says Allan Benton.
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    After Eights Creator Brian Sollitt Has DiedOne account calls him a “real-life Willy Wonka.”
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    Union Pool Hosting Memorial for Colin Devlin TonightThe Brooklyn restaurateur took his own life last week.
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    Acclaimed Restaurant Designer and Architect David Collins Has DiedHis style and designs are often imitated.
  38. Obits
    Master Bourbon Distiller Elmer T. Lee Has DiedDon’t pour one out for him — drink one neat, maybe with a splash of water.
  39. R.I.P.
    Fans Mourn James Gandolfini at Restaurant From ‘Sopranos’ FinaleThe booth where Tony Soprano sat with his family in the show’s final episode was kept empty all night.
  40. Obits
    How Margaret Thatcher Helped Invent Soft-Serve Ice CreamOne of her lesser-known accomplishments.
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    James Beard Award Winning Author Dies at 47Cliff Doerksen passed away last Friday at the age of 47.
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    Taco Bell Founder Makes a Run for the Eternal BorderGlen W. Bell Jr. has died at the age of 86.