Farewell to a stand-up colleague

I am shocked and saddened by the news of John Heckathorn’s death today, following a heart attack on Christmas day. For all his blustery persona, he was a kind and generous peer in the food-writing racket. He shared news with and lavishly praised the competition (like me). He made going to food-related press events fun. And, most important, he chronicled the islands’ food scene in … Continue reading Farewell to a stand-up colleague