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Cecilia Chiang Gets Movie; Grease Box's Neighbor Issues

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SAN FRANCISCO—94-year-old culinary badass Cecilia Chiang, who took home the James Beard lifetime achievement award this year, is getting another honor: a documentary all about her life, from acclaimed local filmmaker Wayne Wang (The Joy Luck Club, Chan Is Missing). [The Splendid Table]

NORTH OAKLAND—Conflict is a-brewin' at new cafe Grease Box, where neighbor Phat Beets is harassing customers and accusing the owner of spreading gentrification—even though she's one of their best customers. It's a long saga, and well worth a read. [EBX]

WINE COUNTRY—Want to travel around Napa and Sonoma, Thomas Keller-style? He's now offering a package with Relais & Chateaux, which includes stays and dinners at Meadowood, Chalkboard (at the Hotel Les Mars), and Auberge du Soleil. [Forbes]

NAPA—The two founding chefs of Oenotri, Curtis Di Fede and Tyler Rodde, are splitsville, with Di Fede leaving the restaurant (and the pizzaiolo and lead line cook going with him). Rodde will stay on as chef and has suspended lunch service for now; no word where Di Fede is headed. [Napa Valley Register via Inside Scoop]

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