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    Local Pizza Legend Andrew Bellucci Has DiedThe chef collapsed in his restaurant last night.
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    Mimi Sheraton, the Influential Food Writer, Has DiedShe was 97.
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    Kitchen Arts & Letters’ Nach Waxman Has DiedFor nearly 40 years, he was a go-to resource for chefs, writers, and curious home cooks
  4. tributes
    RIP to David Mintz, the Inventor of TofuttiThe so-called “P.T. Barnum of tofu” was a pioneer of plant-based capitalism.
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    Good-bye to the Lox Sherpa of New York City“It always felt like Sherpa really saw you.”
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    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.
  7. remembrances
    I Lost My Dad to Coronavirus. I Have to Reopen My Restaurant For Him.Chef Leah Cohen remembers her father.
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    She Was a Godmother for New York’s Vietnamese Restaurant CommunityRemembering Anh-Tuyet Nguyen.
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    Le Cirque Restaurateur Sirio Maccioni Has DiedThe Italian native was 88.
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    He Was the Backbone of Jean-Georges. The Coronavirus Took His Life.Jesus Roman Melendez played a crucial role at one of Manhattan’s most celebrated restaurants.
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    Legendary Chef Gray Kunz Has DiedChefs from around the world are mourning the death.
  12. in memorium
    B. Smith’s Life as a Boundary-Pushing RestaurateurThe model and cookbook author died at 70.
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    The Food World Mourns Artist Jason PolanHe was 37 years old.
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    Chefs Remember Carl Ruiz, Who Passed Away This WeekendThe restaurateur and Food Network star was 44.
  15. r.i.p.
    Restaurant World Ceramicist Wynne Noble Has DiedThe Brooklyn-based artist crafted plates for Gramercy Tavern, Momofuku Kawi, Contra, and more.
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    RIP, Inventor of Swiss Miss Hot CocoaCharles Sanna was 101 years old.
  17. obituaries
    R.I.P. to Superiority Burger’s Tahini Ranch Dressing“I will carry tahini ranch in my heart FOREVER.”
  18. appreciations
    Thank You, Fatima AliThe chef became an icon by honoring her roots.
  19. obituaries
    RIP to Brian Bui, ‘the King of King Street’“A genuine happiness radiated from him.”
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    RIP, Inventor of the Green-Bean CasseroleDorcas Reilly created the Thanksgiving favorite in the Campbell’s test kitchen in 1955.
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    The Chef Behind New York’s Celebrated Tanoshi Has DiedToshio Oguma was suffering from gastric cancer.
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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.
  23. 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.
  25. obituaries
    Legendary New Orleans Restaurateur Ella Brennan Has Died at 92She was the matriarch of the city’s most influential restaurant family.
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    Saltie Chef and Co-founder Rebecca Clare Collerton Has DiedShe helped create one of contemporary New York’s most obsessed-over sandwich shops.
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    New York Chef and ‘Escoffier of Offal’ Takashi Inoue Has DiedThe chef made a name for himself at his immensely popular namesake restaurant.
  28. RIP
    Blackberry Farm’s Sam Beall Has DiedHe died in a skiing accident at age 39.
  29. RIP
    Beloved Pastry Chef Gina DePalma Has DiedShe helped open Babbo, and worked there for 15 years.
  30. Obituaries
    Myron and Phil’s Founder Dies at 95; Restaurant Catches Fire Shortly AfterClassic steakhouse owner dies.
  31. Obituaries
    Remembering Roger Ebert on Food and DrinkRemembering how the Chicago critic talked about eating and drinking.
  32. Oeno-File
    Chateau Montelena Founder DiesHe was 86.
  33. Obituaries
    Harry the Hot Dog Man Dies at 103, Still WorkingHarry’s Hot Dogs owner dies at 103.
  34. Obituaries
    200 Turn Out To Remember Gold Star Bartender Susan StursbergBartender at popular Wicker Park spot remembered.
  35. Obituaries
    In Memoriam: Diran J. Soulian, Owner of Top Notch Beef BurgersSix decades running a classic burger stand.
  36. Obituaries
    Longtime Sun-Times Reviewer Pat Bruno Dies at 78Sun-Times food critic Pat Bruno dies.
  37. Obituaries
    Allen Brothers Chairman Bobby Hatoff Dies4th generation chairman of Chicago meat packer passes away.
  38. Obituaries
    Owner of Cross-Rhodes Dies in AccidentOwner of Evanston’s Cross Rhodes dies in accident.
  39. Obituaries
    San Bruno Restaurant Owner Killed in Car AccidentIsaac Mejia, who for years owned Don Pico’s in San Bruno, died Saturday.
  40. Obituaries
    Renowned San Francisco Restaurateur, Maurice Rouas, DiesThe longtime owner of Fleur de Lys was 73.
  41. 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.
  42. Obituaries
    Remembering a Woman Who Loved History, Sausage and ElvesGuardian of family sausage legacy passes.
  43. Obituaries
    More on Nora Ephron, Food, and Movies
  44. Obituaries
    Allen Bernstein, Builder of Morton’s Chain, DiesFounder of upscale chain segment dies.
  45. Obituaries
    Afghan President’s Half-Brother and Former Chicago Restaurateur KilledThe influential brother had a strange connection to Chicago.
  46. 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.
  47. Obituaries
    T.J. Robinson, Owner of Oakland’s Beloved and Bizarre Gingerbread House,The Gingerbread House was a weird and special place.
  48. Obituaries
    Tragedy Befalls Young Line Cook at Local: Mission Eatery
  49. Obituaries
    R.I.P. Marc Valiani
  50. Obituaries
    Boulevard Remembers 9/11 Victim Heather HoThe one-time ‘Chron’ Rising Star died at 32 on September 11th.
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