Ria Pell, the welcoming owner of Ria’s Bluebird on Memorial Drive, has died suddenly according to various friends who’ve posted the news on Facebook.
The cause of death has not yet been determined.
Pell was a well loved personality in Atlanta’s intown restaurant community. Local fans cheered earlier this year when she won the television cooking competition “Chopped.”
GA Voice is following the story, as are we.
Our condolences go out to her family and her many, many friends and admirers.
- by John Kessler for the Food & More blog