Ruiz last posted on Instagram that he was visiting the Baltimore area, posting photos of a train ticket to Baltimore’s Penn Station, a photo of Hip Hop Fish and Chicken and crab cakes from Backfin Blues: Creole De Graw in Havre de Grace in the past few days.
I’m heartbroken that my friend chef Carl Ruiz is gone. I have no words to describe what a great friend he was to me and my family. His ability to make me laugh and smile under any circumstances was only outshined by his talent as a chef. pic.twitter.com/einY8qp7wf