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Remembering Steven Shaw

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This week is a sad news roundup. With the sudden and unexpected passing of pioneering food blogger, writer, author and teacher Steven Shaw on Tuesday, the food world lost a good friend and advocate. As a founder of, he helped create the world on food blogging and digital media as we know it now, he also wrote for such legacy pubs as New York Times, Food & Wine, Saveur, and Food Arts, wrote the books Asian Dining Rules and Turning the Tables and won a James Beard Award for his article "A Week in the Gramercy Tavern Kitchen." He also was a valued teacher and mentor for following generations of food writers as the Director of New Media Studies at the International Culinary Center.

Steven was a friend to many of us in the Cooking District family. He was always encouraging, curious, and both passionate and compassionate. While we mourn his untimely loss, we are going to remember his great wit and intelligence, and try to bring his immense sense of kindness, curiosity, inclusiveness, and community to what we do. RIP friend.

Steven Shaw: An Appreciation in THE JOURNAL NEWS/LOHUD

Steven A. Shaw, 44, Founder of an Early Blog About Food, Dies THE NEW YORK TIMES

Pioneering Food Blogger Steven Shaw Has Passed Away EATER NY

RIP, Steven Shaw, aka the Fat Guy THE OTTAWA CITIZEN

Remembering Steven Shaw, eGullet Founder and Culinary Legend THE DAILY MEAL

Remembering Steven Shaw OFF THE BROILER

Celebrating Steven Shaw MODERNIST CUISINE

Steven Shaw: A Class Act at HUNGRY SOFIA


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