Not long ago, we told you that celebrity chef Mario Batali was introducing special “Meatless Mondays” options at all of his 14 restaurants. Well, thanks to Freep.com, we get to
meat meet up with Mario for a progress report: He says that he feels better as his diet becomes increasingly veggie-heavy. And he predicts that environmental concerns will prompt others to embrace a vegetarian diet. Oh—and he reveals that his own vegetarian cookbook is in the works.
Could Batali be channeling vegan chef Tal Ronnen? I’d love to think so, but one thing’s for certain: Both Chef Mario and Chef Tal are inspiring countless flesh-loving foodies to think outside the T-bone.
Written by Karin Bennett