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milq: Feedback Kitchen

Click play to watch the episodes, cook the dishes, and explore the inspiration behind the music.     Mario talks with iconic musicians about creativity, creation and the similarities between music and food.

Feedback Kitchen

Mario hosts legendary musicians in a five-episode series exploring the overlapping creative processes and influences of chefs and musicians. The pair discusses artistic approaches then the musical guest performs for Batali, inspiring him to create an authentic dish to tie it all together. Directed by award winning artist, photographer and filmmaker Steven Sebring. All episodes…

Swing Session Las Vegas 2015

  Save the date for our second annual Swing Session Celebrity Golf Classic in Las Vegas. Check back for details or contact Susan Marzano to schedule your tee time!

Restaurant Review: Baffo

    We’re very proud to share the Chicago Tribune’s review of Baffo inside Eataly Chicago!   By Phil Vettel   “Baffo is a love-it-or-hate-it restaurant. It’s easy to dismiss a formal Italian dining room offering mid-$20s pastas, mid-$30s entrees (topped by a $48 veal dish), $15 cocktails and wines by the glass in the $20s….

Food Poisoning Sucks

    As the Director of Environmental Health for B&BHG, one of my jobs is to educate all of our staff on food safety and safe food handling. What is commonly known as food poisoning is something we call “food borne illness” and something we go to great lengths to train our staff to prevent. During training,…

Via Alta Kitchen Studio

A beautiful and modern space, the Via Alta Kitchen Studio is located in Manhattan’s Flatiron District. It provides a space to film and photograph a number of Via Alta Productions’ projects, including its weekly “How to Tuesday” series. It is a concept built of smart custom design and quality materials and appliances, featuring advanced functionality, simple sophistication and…

6 Ingredient Meal

  If your house is anything like mine during the holidays, friends and family are constantly over to share meals. So by the first of the year, not only are the last leftover crumbs nowhere to be found, but anything remotely edible is finito. Even with a barren fridge, I can rely on this six…

How-To Tuesday Round Up: 2014 Edition

In case you missed these how-to tuesdays, here’s a round up of our top ten most popular videos this year!! We’ll be back with more great tips in 2015!! Happy New Year. Xx   10. brown butter Brown butter makes everything better.  From ravioli with sage to a simple layer cake, many recipes that call for butter…

New York, New York…

    Mario never hesitates to expound on his love of Northern Michigan, but his other home of New York City is also pretty magical, especially during this time of year. So in a nod to all of the folks visiting between now and New Year’s Eve, here’s a short list of some things WE LOVE IN NY right…

Top Ten Recipes of the Year!

#10 Cheesy Hasselback Potatoes You don’t have to wait for a holiday to serve up this cheesy goodness as a side dish!   #9 Pizza Dough This is an easy and versatile dough. You can use the same basic dough for pizza as well as flatbreads and cinnamon rolls (keep reading)!   #8 Manicotti Baresi al Forno…

Christmas Menu 2014

    The first thing we do when we get to Michigan for the holidays is buy the tree. Then, en route to the house, we stop at Tandem Ciders for a glass of local hard cider (the boys get straight apple cider).   We use the same ornaments every year, so it won’t take too long…

The Holidaze are here!

  The Holidaze are here! For the month of December, enjoy daily emails each weekday full of food, drink and merriment. If you’re not yet signed up,click here to do so!   Click here for the Holidaze recipe lineup! Click here for Holidaze shopping deals!