LARitz updates us on the progress of Batali's LA pizzeria/future celebrity clusterfuck on Melrose and Highland by sending in this picture:
And giving us this very non-specific analysis:
Something is going on, but what it is ain't exactly clear. At least the prior tenant is def. gone to make room for Mario.Thus we're waiting with baited breath to see if Batali will indeed make the previously predicted Aug 14th opening. Wait, isn't that next week? Where's our invite? It must have been misaddressed and delivered to Jake Gyllenhaal instead.