On Friday evening, disgraced TV chef/restauranteur Mario Batali thought he might put some frosting on the Mario Batali sexual abuse apology tour by sending out his apology to newsletter subscribers with a PS: a link to mariobatali.com at the end disguised as a “holiday-themed” pizza dough-cinnamon bun recipe of…
When breakout star Tiffany Haddish won a New York Film Critics Circle award (best supporting actress) in November for her performance in the comedy Girls Trip, there was buzz that she, and the film, might be in for a fruitful awards season. And that might still happen! But for now, Girls Trip got completely shut out…
Celebrity chef Mario Batali is the latest man in power to face sexual misconduct allegations: according to a report from Eater, at least four women have accused the chef of “inappropriate touching”—behavior that has spanned at least two decades.
Here is a new entry into the “weird things celebrities spend actual money on while the only savings account I have is the jar of change on my desk” category: a masseuse who gives deep-tissue massages to stars like Kanye and Katy Perry—with her teeth.
In today's Tweet Beat, Lara Spencer and Mario Batali are warm friends, Barbara Bush may be subtweeting some living presidents and Debbie Reynolds is still a national treasure.
Um, I guess we're all moving to Chicago in the dead of winter because WTF: our ginger Dionysus, Mario Batali, is opening Eataly Chicago, a 63,000-square-foot super food store, tomorrow and within those 63,000 square feet there will be a GD NUTELLA BAR. Praise Be Unto His Taste Buds and Pocket Book.
Many of us have a signature item of clothing, like a preferred style of cardigan or beloved pair of black pumps. But rare is the level of dedication that chef and foodie personality Mario Batali shows his beloved orange Crocs.
Did you know that today is National Spaghetti Day? Neither did my grandmother, and she's been making spaghetti since Giuseppe Garibaldi reunified Italy and promised spaghetti and meatballs for everyone. To celebrate National Spaghetti Day, Mario Batali had actor and amateur cook Jake Gyllenhaal on ABC's The Chew to…
In this Friday the 13th edition of Tweet Beat, Mario Batali spends a picturesque summer evening making paella with Gwyneth Paltrow, Jean Grae has a legitimate complaint for Words With Friends, Twitter talks about American Idol and the cast of Community carpools to Comicon.
An article from Tuesday's New York Times dining section has sent several celebrity chefs scrambling after being accused of using ghostwriters to compose their successful cookbooks. "I wrote nine cookbooks and many other chefs' projects over the next five years, some credited but most anonymous," writes Julia Moskin…
Applebee's may be great place to wash down your cheese-infused dinner with an Oreo milkshake (they still have those, yes?), but, according to an undercover reporter who spent time on the prep line at one of the popular restaurant chains, its male-dominated kitchens simmer with sexual aggression.
In this week's compilation of pop culture crap: Isaiah Mustafa paints a portrait of Matt Lauer, Community channels Glee for an episode, and more kissing from those adorable adult virgins.
Good news, guys: men are allowed to cook now! As long as it's meat, and not sissy baked goods.
It was like, you want cooking? I'll give you cooking: Ecco, Iron Chef is filming at the White House, Doctor Quinn and Nigella are there, and the new kitchen staff is extremely hot (in a locavore-chef-maybe-slightly-Billy-Zane-but-it's-ok sort of way.)
"I believe in food and sex; I believe in food then sex; food and sex together? I'm always deeply disturbed by people who get a little too excited talking about chocolate," says Anthony Bourdain.
Bill Murray's soon-to-be ex-wife, Jennifer, has just released a doozy of a divorce filing, in which she accuses the Groundhog Day star of "adultery, addiction to marijuana and alcohol, abusive behavior, physical abuse, sexual addictions and frequent abandonment." The couple has been married for 12 years and have four…