Sunday, September 15, 2019
Food Critic Elmer Dills 1926-2008 San Gabriel Cemetery
Elmer Dills (June 17, 1926 - September 15, 2008) was a radio and television host who specialized in restaurant reviews. He was born in Beloit, Mahoning County, Ohio. He went to work for the CIA and traveled the world. He began his journalism career writing restaurant reviews for the Los Angeles Herald Examiner. This led to a radio talk show and then to television. He became a nationally known celebrity food critic.
Elmer Dills died in Pasadena on September 15, 2008. He is interred at San Gabriel Cemetery.