Brian Grazer and Brett Ratner An Oscar Won't Get Between Us!

1109_ratner_NPGThere'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.