29-year-old chef with terminal cancer describes how she plans to live out her final days

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — You may know Fatima Ali from her time on “Top Chef,” but after a candid, witty and heartbreaking essay she recently penned for Bon Appetit, you’ll quickly realize that the best way to describe this New York City chef isn’t as a TV star, but with words like courage and bravery.

In a remarkable, moving essay for the site, Ali reveals that a rare form of cancer she dealt with last year has returned “with a vengeance” and that she has just about a year to live.

But this terminal diagnosis isn’t going to stop …read more