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  1. Local Legends
    R.I.P. Tommy Bermejo, from Tommy’s MexicanHe died suddenly earlier this week.
  2. Local Legends
    R.I.P. Juanita MussonThe legendary barmaid and brawler died Saturday at age 87.
  3. Local Legends
    Legendary Bar Owner Henry Africa DiesThe owner of Eddie Rickenbacker’s, who once upon a time invented the fern bar, dies at age 77.
  4. Mediavore
    Obama to Dine With Apple, Google, Facebook CEOs; Spain Loses Anti-Molecular Chef
  5. Local Legends
    René Verdon, Top S.F. Chef of the 70’s and 80’s, Dies at 86He also served as White House chef, having been recruited by Jackie Kennedy, from 1961 to 1966.
  6. Obituaries
    Jack LaLanne, Fitness Show-Off and Pioneering Healthy Eating Advocate, Dies atA restaurant in San Francisco has a salad named in his honor.
  7. Obituaries
    Noted Contemporary Asian Chef Paul Wildermuth DiesThe noted chef died suddenly on the job.
  8. R.I.P.
    Food & Wine Founder Michael Batterberry DiesHe outlived his old nemesis ‘Gourmet.’
  9. Obituaries
    Memorial for Sabina Rose O’Donnell set for Thursday at Liberty Lands ParkFriends and family will gather at Liberty Lands Park to celebrate the life of Sabina Rose O’Donnell.
  10. Beer
    Philly’s Last Beer Baron Heads for the Great Brewery in the SkyBilly the Beer King was known for questionable business practices.
  11. Celebrity Settings
    Teddy’s Tableside MannersA restaurant anecdote about Teddy Pendergrass
  12. Obituaries
    Uh-Oh: SpaghettiO’s Inventor DiesWe tip our can lids in his honor
  13. RIP
    Carmine’s and Virgil’s Founding Chef Michael Ronis Dies at 60“He would sometimes hit five or six places a night, sampling everything on the menu that interested him.”
  14. Obituaries
    Sheila Lukins, RememberedThe ‘Silver Palate Cookbook’ author was “hot stuff,” according to Julia Child.
  15. Obituaries
    LamentamosGidget, the Taco Bell Chihuahua, is dead.