Mario Batali's Apology, April Bloomfield's Response to Ken Friedman & More

Everything you might have missed this week

We get it, you're busy. We're swamped, too—busy combing the Internet to keep you in the loop amid this fast-moving world, that is. Head into the weekend with these articles, food-related deep dives and Tasting Table reads stored away as dinner party conversation fodder.

All About Food

• No one is pleased with Mario Batali's formal apology—which includes a recipe for cinnamon rolls.

• Read April Bloomfield's response to the sexual harassment claims against her longtime business partner, Ken Friedman.

• Why you might be part of the restaurant industry's problem, whether you realize it or not.

• Ina Garten's last meal on earth doesn't even include a roast chicken.

• This opportunity comes once in a lifetime: Eminem hosts a Mom's Spaghetti pop-up in Detroit.

• You're probably calling one of your favorite ingredients by the wrong name

• This is the real key to surviving a global apocalypse (you know, just in case).

Around the Web

• You can have Valentine's Day dinner inside the actual Hogwarts castle.

• One airline hates Ugg boots so much it kicked a woman out of its lounge for wearing them.

• Get ready for the most intense nine minutes of your day.

This Week on TT

• One of America's legendary chain restaurants is opening its first California location.

• The pope celebrated his birthday the only way a pope can: with pizza.

• The most pressing question we've ever asked our readers.