Florent’s Legacy; Robert Mondavi, R.I.P.

With little more than a month until the closing of Florent, its proprietor and some of its notable patrons talk about its legacy. [NYT]

For Frank Bruni, Florent has been a place to get a quick post-dinner drink at the counter as well as a post-drinking destination to get a burger and pt at 3:15 in the morning. [Diners Journal/NYT]

A full and fitting obit for Robert Mondavi, the winemaker who reinvented Napa Valley, who died on Friday at the age of 94. [NYT]

Its getting more dangerous to be a deliveryman all the time: One was pistol-whipped by two thieves while he was trying to deliver an order last week. [NYP]

With so many great recipe Websites, who needs cookbooks anymore? [Chow]