There's nothing like a good Italian meal to bring friends together -- per esempio, Brian Grazer and Brett Ratner.
Grazer is replacing Ratner as producer of the 2012 Oscars ... after Ratner resigned in the wake of criticism over a homophobic remark he made at a recent screening.
The two dined at Giorgio Baldi in Santa Monica and clearly wanted to show the paparazzi ... no hard feelings.
Brian Grazer and Brett Ratner
An Oscar Won't Get Between Us!
11/10/2011 5:15 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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