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April 23, 2015
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WATCH THIS: HOW TO FRY AN EGG   COOK THIS: UOVO D’ANATRA WITH SABA

April 20, 2015
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It’s easy to forget about asparagus’ seasonality because it’s available year-round. But local asparagus has a freshness unlike that available in November. There is nothing better than seeing the first piles of these beautiful vegetables at the local market. Trees are in blossom. Spring is here.   Asparagus has been known as a sign of spring since the…

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April 8, 2015
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  Food Bank For New York City’s 2015 Can Do Awards Dinner Join Mario in an evening honoring our partners in the fight against hunger. Get your tickets here!   WHEN: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 WHERE: Cipriani Wall Street   2015 HONOREES Tom Colicchio & Lori Silverbush Sandra Lee, Simply Living Publishing Stavros Niarchos Foundation   HONORARY…

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April 6, 2015
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My youngest son, Leo, and I made our way down to the glorious city of New Orleans about this time last year. I do recognize we live in New York City, where you can virtually get anything you’d ever crave in the world. But there’s something about that slow, southern drawl and unbeatable hospitality that’s…

March 31, 2015
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photo credit: Ken Goodman   Wednesday, April 01, 2015   Paparazzi busted Mario Batali and Action Bronson last week as they were leaving a secret late night recording session in New York City. The dynamic duo has been spotted together consistently since filming MUNCHIES’ “Fuck, That’s Delicious” at Eataly NYC in mid-March. Rumor has it the Emmy nominated daytime…

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March 30, 2015
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Even as spring approaches, sixteen percent of all dinners made in America tonight will be from the frozen food aisle of the supermarket. It’s not completely surprising considering the convenience factor, but why not spring for something with fresh seasonal ingredients instead? Pun (and deliciousness) intended.   Peas are in their absolute prime this time of year….

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March 27, 2015
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Last week, Mario hosted an event at Del Posto as a kick-off to the Spring season: Mario’s Italian American Table.   Guests were treated to Mario’s favorite Italian American classics, updated with a modern twist in the style of Del Posto. Think Fritto Misto, Lobster Ravioli with Garlic and Lemon Butter, and Porchetta with Arugula…

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March 26, 2015
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WATCH THIS: brine a bird   COOK THIS: fresh ham, italian style

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March 23, 2015
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The only thing better than one acorn squash recipe this time of year is two acorn squash recipes. Right now I’m making risotto colla zucca along with a stuffed acorn squash for my family. These are my all-time favorite ways to incorporate this winter vegetable into a quick dinner before the vernal equinox hits and…

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March 20, 2015
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If you’re listening close enough, you’re always in position to learn something.   For instance, while Mario and I were on the book tour for “America: Farm to Table,” I wasn’t planning on picking up a new recipe. But I was listening at our events with fans, and one just happened.   It may not…

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"Once you've put your groceries in the car, the quality of your dinner has already been decided."

What’s Happening

SAY's 13th Annual Benefit Gala

Monday, April 27th, 2015
6:30PM - 7:30PM

Mario's excited to honor his good pal Marc Vetri at this year's Stuttering Association for the Young's Benefit Gala. Join Mario, Helen Mirren, Mariska Hargitay and more at this special performance followed by dinner and live auction.

Burgers in the Bunker

Friday, June 5th, 2015
9:00PM - 11:59PM

Join Mario Batali Foundation founder, Mario Batali, and co-host Anthony Anderson at B&B Burger & Beer for the ultimate kick-off to a weekend of deliciousness: Burgers in the Bunker! Starting at 9pm guests will indulge themselves on award-winning burgers and signature Averna Shakes while enjoying the Vegas lights on B&B Burger’s outdoor patio.

MBF Swing Session Celebrity Golf Classic

Saturday, June 6th, 2015
9:30AM - 3:30PM

Hit the greens with Mario and friends, celebrities, and A-list chefs for the ultimate gastronomic golf event, Swing Session Celebrity Golf Classic. Eat, drink and swing your way through a memorable round of golf at the world-renowned Cascata. Start the day with a golf clinic led by event co-host Hank Haney. At 10:30 AM, a shotgun start will launch golfers onto the course. Before teeing off at each hole, players will sample snacks and drinks from some of the most respected chefs and restaurants in Las Vegas including DB Brasserie, B&B Ristorante, Delmonico’s Steakhouse, CUT by Wolfgang Puck, and B&B Burger & Beer as well as an oyster bar sponsored by Santa Monica Seafood Company. Golf carts carrying Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches and cocktails from mixologist Tony Abou-Ganim will roam the course to make sure no player goes hungry (or parched). At the end of the day, golfers will indulge in a gifting lounge at the Cascata clubhouse. From there, shuttles will bus golfers back to the Palazzo to rest up before an awards ceremony.

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