Memorial Service for Food Writer Walter Nicholls, July 11
The life of Walter Nicholls, a food writer of many talents and with many friends, will be celebrated 10:15 a.m., Friday, July 11, at the Friends Meeting House of Washington, a historic Quaker meeting place at 2111 Florida, Ave., NW., near Restaurant Nora.
There will be a very informal service with a reception afterwards by Susan Gage Caterers. All are invited.
Nicholls, who was 64 years old, died of cancer June 1.
A Washington native and Georgetown resident, Nicholls was a former staff writer for the Washington Post Food section. He took the employee buy-out from the company in 2008. In 2010, Nicholls first wrote for The Georgetowner and then created the popular column in The Georgetowner, “What’s Cooking, Neighbor?” last year. He also was the restaurant critic for Arlington Magazine. He represented Cook Flavor Company and was known for delivering vanilla beans all around town.