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BUSINESS
September 27, 2009
Re: "How I Made It: Mario Batali," Sept. 20: It's appalling for celebrity chef Batali to say, "Our check averages are under $100 . . . and you can always get a bowl of pasta for $15 to $18." He is obviously clueless about what the rest of the nation is experiencing during this recession. Vicky Hoffman Los Angeles
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TRAVEL
December 6, 2009 | From The Los Angeles Times
NEW YORK CITY Pizza, sì! Where to take our 85-year-old aunt and 18-year-old niece? Mario Batali's very cool, very affordable pizzeria with something for everyone. Otto Enoteca Pizzeria, 1 Fifth Ave., New York; (212) 995-9559, www.ottopizzeria.com Dinner about $30. -- Karen Gray, Los Angeles
HOME & GARDEN
April 18, 2009 | David A. Keeps
Wash your hands with kitchen grease? Yes, and not any grease, but the grease from Mozza, the pizzeria and osteria co-owned by celebrated chefs Nancy Silverton and Mario Batali. The L.A. dining landmark has teamed up with Marshall Dostal, the founder of Further soap, to extract glycerin from waste grease, purify it and use it in a liquid cleanser scented with bergamot, olive and grasses. The soap, to be supplied to Mozza's restrooms, also is available for purchase. An 8-ounce pump bottle is $18.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 17, 2011
The Early Show Gwyneth Paltrow. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today "American Idol"; "Biggest Loser"; Christina Aguilera; Mario Batali; Suze Orman; Christina Perri. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC Good Morning America Donny Osmond; Matthew Morrison performs. (N) 7 a.m. KABC Live With Regis and Kelly Chris O'Donnell; Tom Welling; Ellie Goulding performs. (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View Jim Belushi; Andrew Morton. (N) 10 a.m. KABC The Doctors Jillian Michaels; sun safety. (N) 11 a.m. KCAL The Talk Paul Reiser; Megyn Price.
HEALTH
March 10, 2012 | Jeannine Stein
As co-host of "The Chew" (a food and talk show on ABC), Daphne Oz gets to sample items like the Big Mike Burger (two patties, three buns and cheese), chicken and dumplings a la Gwyneth Paltrow and pizza by fellow host Mario Batali. But the daughter of celeb TV doctor Mehmet Oz also penned "The Dorm Room Diet: The 10-Step Program for Creating a Healthy Lifestyle Plan That Really Works" and helped found HealthCorps, a nonprofit that promotes teen health. Oz talked about fitness and her meat-loving co-hosts in a recent interview.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 13, 2011
Today Christopher Plummer; Thomas Haden Church; Colin Ford; Maggie Elizabeth Jones. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC Good Morning America Alicia Keys; chef Mario Batali. (N) 7 a.m. KABC Live With Kelly Kevin Jonas; Michelle Pfeiffer; Anthony Hamilton performs. (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View Jon Huntsman Jr.; Marlo Thomas; Dylan Lauren. (N) 10 a.m. KABC The Talk Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett; David Letterman; Andy Cohen; Michael Emerson. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS The Doctors Health concerns that go unchecked; suicide; when it is time to visit the emergency room.
NEWS
November 22, 2013 | By Jay Jones
Holiday revelers can celebrate the season as “Winter in Venice” returns to the Las Vegas Strip, complete with strolling entertainers, outdoor skating and food festivals. The Venetian hosts the annual event, which continues through Jan. 5. Music troupe Celtic Woman will perform “Home for Christmas - The Symphony Tour” at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Tickets cost $75.50-$99.50 and are available online or by calling (702) 414-9000. A variety of special dinners will take place, many hosted by celebrity chefs.
BUSINESS
March 8, 2012 | By W.J. Hennigan
The world's most expensive wrist watch, encrusted with 1,282 diamonds, was unveiled by Swiss watchmaker Hublot, according to a report by AFP . The price? $5 million. The white-gold watch was revealed this week at the world's biggest watch show, Baselworld Watch and Jewellery Show in Basel, Switzerland. According to the AFP report, it took 17 people at Hublot 14 months to set the more than 140 carats of diamonds on the watch. Jean-Claude Biver, president of the watch company, told AFP that it would be difficult to make a more expensive watch "because the surface of the watch is limited.
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