‘Eataly’ co-owner Mario Batali keeps his cool in Twitter tiff

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Mario Batali, via nndb.com

Celebrity chef Mario Batali, whose New York-based Eataly megaplex is set to open its second U.S. outpost in Chicago in the next week or so (he and his associates Joe and LidiaBastianich operate the American locations in partnership with Italian businessman Oscar Farinetti),was recently cyber-smacked by some Twitter detractors after announcing his decision to match donations for the pro-choice organization Lady Parts Justice. The groupwas set up to, as per its online mission statement, “help the women of Texas who are suffering under these dangerous abortion laws.”

As detailed on rawstory.com, here’s a taste of the how things went on Monday (Nov. 18) after things transitioned from philanthropy to politics:

Twitter Foe #1: “Abortion is murder!! You claim to be for women; but what about unborn women??”

Batali’s response: “I’m for personal choice!”

Twitter Foe #2: “Pro-death is pro-woman? That’s offensive.”

Batali’s response: “I think you need a nap it’s pro choice. Bubye.”

Twitter Foe #3: “Pro choice? Then choose to eat a carrot once in a while you fat f—. Just sayin…”

Batali’s response: “You seem successful and delightful!”

Twitter Foe #4: “Stay in the kitchen and out of politics.”

Batali’s response: “Thx for the tip, I imagine you could give me even more life advice.”

And here’s how Batali signed off:


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