29 November 2013 7:16 AM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

New Yorkers know that they can spot celebrity chef Mario Batali by his brightly colored footwear. However, the owner of Big Apple culinary hotspots like Babbo and “Molto Mario” star recently faced his own doomsday scenario when it came to his signature orange crocs. The company’s decision to discontinue  shoes in that color left him with no choice but to stock up. “I just ordered 200 more because they’re about to take orange out of the field,” Batali told Details magazine. “They made a special run for me before they retired the color.” Also read: TheWrap’s Book Picks for the 2013 Holiday Season:. »

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