Mario Batali Hates AIDS and Loves Orange Crocs

Last night I went to a launch event for EAT (RED). DRINK (RED). SAVE LIVES, a partnership between the culinary community and the HIV/AIDS-fighting (RED) organization. I wrote an article about it for the Village Voice, which you can read here:

Mario Batali and Pat LaFrieda Want You to Dine Out and Save Lives With (RED)

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Mario Batali is spearheading the campaign. I got to interview him which is definitely one of the highlights of my life in food.

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You might not recognize this man's face, but you'll definitely recognize his meat. NO NOT THAT KIND OF MEAT THIS IS STILL NOT A PORN SITE! This is Pat LaFrieda of Pat LaFrieda Meat Purveyors.

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Mario's orange Crocs with red socks. This is real life.