Do orange crocs constitute ‘Black Tie?’ He’s known for his cooking skills. She for her musical talents. He wears orange Crocs, she wears sneakers or stilettos. Mario Batali and Gwen Stefani might seem an unlikely pair, but they do share a common heritage. They’ll also both be headlining next week’s Italy state dinner at the White House. (Will Batali BFF Gwyneth Paltrow be in attendance?)
The black-tie event is expected to be the last state dinner to be held during the Obama administration and will honor Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and his wife, Agnese Landini.
Brace yourself: In an interview with Details, chef Mario Batali dropped the bomb that Crocs is discontinuing their line of orange clogs which have become the chef's signature footwear. The Bistro Mario Batali Vent Clog launched in 2...
There's no denying that Mario Batali is an exceptionally talented chef; we've rounded up his greatest tips for the home cook. From essential seasonings to garments (ahem, orange Crocs), read up on what Mario thinks you should know.
Celebrity chef Mario Batali and singer Gwen Stefani will help the White House celebrate Italy at a state dinner next week. It's likely to be the final state dinner for … Click to Continue »
Mario Batali wore his orange crocs Last night, on October 18, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama hosted their final State Dinner in the White House. As is their wont, it was a modern but elegant affair. She wore At...