Chef at Mario Batali’s Babbo restaurant steps down amid allegations of sexual misconduct, ‘lewdly’ stroking meats

Nearly one month after Mario Batali stepped away from his restaurant group amid accusations of sexual harassment, his empire continues to crumble. Frank Langello, the executive chef at Babbo Ristorante e Enoteca in NYC’s Greenwich Village — described as the Batali & Bastianich Hospitality Group’s “flagship” restaurant — is no longer employed at the eatery […]

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Chef who claimed she spiked vegan dishes with meat quits after receiving death threats

A chef accused of spiking a vegan diner’s meal has quit her job after receiving death threats. Laura Goodman found herself at the center of a storm and even called in cops after making the “joke” in a late night Facebook post. She has now left her job at Italian restaurant Carlini in Shropshire, about 155 […]

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