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Charlie Trotter's Wife Speaks, More

By Kelly Dobkin  |  January 17, 2014

Charlie Trotter's wife Rochelle gave her first interview since the death of her husband, who was the chef/owner of his eponymous Chicago eatery for 25 years. She reveals plans for opening a library in the chef's name and publishing a tribute book by the end of the year. [DNA Info]

In case you were wondering, chef Grant Achatz is NOT planning on banning babies from his Chicago restaurant Alinea anytime soon, despite tweets he sent out last Saturday night. [Chicago Reader]

And, stay tuned during the Super Bowl for a commercial filmed at the real-life Tom's Restaurant in NYC starring Jerry Seinfeld, Larry David and Jason Alexander. The facade of the NYC diner is iconic for its use in Seinfeld as the fictional home of "Monk's Coffee Shop." [Rolling Stone]