Mario Batali is maybe, sort of confident that Eataly will open in Toronto

Mario Batali is maybe, sort of confident that Eataly will open in Toronto

5069160988_8fdcf8075c_o Eataly New York. (Image: Charles16e/Flickr)
 

While in town last week for the Delicious Food Show, Mario Batali managed to add some fuel to the long-smoldering rumours that Eataly, the fancy Italian-food mall with locations in Turin, Tokyo, Rome, Milan, New York and Chicago, is headed to Toronto. (Batali, at least, is a pretty good source of intel—he co-owns both of Eataly’s existing North American locations.) Last Friday, this very hedge-y quote, attributed to Batali, appeared on the Delicious show’s Twitter feed:

This isn’t the first time Batali has baited us with vaguely optimistic Eataly predictions. [Via Post City]