He says the Porchetta chef was misquoted.
Twenty-seven current and former Del Posto employees allege they were forced to launder their own uniforms.
He's the first critic to take the restaurant down a peg after the 'Times' gave it four stars.
Plus, the beginnings of a violent foodie trend?
The red-maned celeb chef is sued for a third time over alleged employee exploitation, while L.A.'s division of the famous French cooking school is accused of making false promises.
Plus a previous lawsuit against the Batali-Bastianich empire has grown to twenty strong.
Batali and Bastianich react to getting one, and only one star, from Michelin.
Drew Nieporent, for one, really hopes that Del Posto gets their lost Michelin star back.
Mario Batali now looks like Babe Ruth pointing at the bleachers.
In addition to sustainable seafood, the Big Daddy kane-quoting Neil MacLeoud honors his native Scotland by donning a kilt for a fish and chips he calls "The Frylander."
Susan Feniger, Ludo Lefebvre, Ilan Hall, and Nancy Silverton discuss Julia Child's ability to drink, Rick Bayless shilling for Burger King, and who really deserves to be a celebrity chef.
Plus, find New York City beer gardens and control your bar's jukebox.
At a place like this, all the people have to be at the top of their game all the time. I just imagine that would be very, very difficult.
Plus, how's lunch? And the pizza?
A look inside the Batali-Bastianich uber supermarket.
The hotly anticipated new projects from Freemans and Mario Batali have finally welcomed their first guests.
A look ahead at what's on the table for fall.
Jennifer Rubell, the CIA-graduate performance artist, will happily trim your artichokes for you.
Two former Hollywood staffers follow Babbo's suit, both figuratively and literally.