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Legendary Chef Charlie Trotter Dies; Anthony Bourdain's Detroit Episode Is Coming

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CHICAGO— Legendary Chef Charlie Trotter, whose eponymous restaurant was a site of pilgrimage for diners across the globe, died unexpectedly this morning. He was 54 years old. He was known for never repeating a dish, his tasting menus, his temper, and his humanitarian efforts. Trotter was a beloved and controversial figure, and his death is having an enormous impact on the culinary community. [Chicago Tribune]

DETROITPreviews of the highly anticipated Season 2 finale of Anthony Bourdain's show Parts Unknown AKA the Detroit episode, are popping up all over the web. The show airs Sunday at 9:00 p.m. on CNN, but take a look at a sneak peek now. [CNN]