Jiggs Kalra, Food Writer Who Elevated Indian Fine Dining, Dies at 72

Through his newspaper columns and cookbooks, Mr. Kalra became a pioneer in Indian food writing and put the spotlight on little known chefs. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-06-10 16:57:51 UTC ]
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A. E. Hotchner, Writer and Friend of the Famous, Dies at 102

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Len Wein, Influential Comic Book Writer, Dies at 69

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