A not-so funny thing happened on the way to this year's Melman Award ceremony: recipient Michael Mina got mugged by the flu. But the star chef and restaurateur put up one hellluva fight. Check out the cover and above. There he is with the legendary Rich Melman standing in the middle of a San Francisco street in his Sunday's best. That photo shoot took place just minutes before Melman was to present the award named in his honor to Mina at a banquet. “Go home, Michael, you're sick,” said ...

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