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Join us for an evening of fantastic food, wine, cocktails and conversation as we honor Gretchen Witt, co-founder of Cookies for Kids’ Cancer   The evening will be hosted by Mario and John C. Reilly, featuring (funny) words by comedian Jim Gaffigan and delightful music by Billy Strings and Don Julin.   This is one…

July 23, 2015
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Created in Parma, Italy in 1935, the tomato revolution known as Pomì became a staple in authentic Italian homes across the region. Almost half a century later, the passata, or strained tomatoes, were successfully introduced to the United States. Since ripe, juicy tomatoes and zucchini are an even better pairing than extra virgin olive…

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July 17, 2015
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The last time I went to Eckerton Hill Farm, I didn’t know I was going to watch Tim Stark make dirt.   That was almost two years ago, and we talked about it in America: Farm to Table. There were weeds, and piles of dirt and dancing tractors. It was a scene!   Consider this…

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July 13, 2015
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Italians are pretty specific about how to cook and dress their noodles, and we urge you to adhere to our ten basic rules when cooking pasta!!   10. For each pound of pasta, use 6 quarts water and 3 tablespoons kosher salt. Don’t salt the water before it has come to a boil, or it…

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July 9, 2015
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There are few things I relish more during summer than dining al fresco in my backyard as the sun settles in for the evening over Lake Michigan. A cold, inexpensive bottle of Friulano paired with my white bean bruschetta with grilled radicchio salad makes it a perfect evening. This bruschetta was one of the most…

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July 2, 2015
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Dare we say, this is the perfect July cocktail?  Celebrate Independence Day in style with the Rosegold cocktail from Estelle Bossy, head bartender at Del Posto.  A play on the gold rush, this refreshing drink combines bourbon, fresh summer strawberries and an easy-to make honey syrup.  Run, don’t walk, to the liquor store…

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Family Dinners at the New York Botanical Garden

Sunday, September 13th, 2015
5:15PM - 6:35PM

Celebrate the Edible Academy and Mario's Kitchen Gardens with chefs from Mario's restaurants. Dinner includes three-course, family-style menu by a featured chef using fresh, seasonal ingredients. July 19: Chef Frank Langello (Babbo) and Chef Dan Drohan (OTTO); August 9: Chef Mario LaPosta (Babbo Boston) and Chef Jon Katz (Tarry Market); September 13: Chef Andy Nusser (Tarry Lodge) and Chef Anthony Sasso (Casa Mono)

EATALY’S 5TH BIRTHDAY BASH AND CULINARY EXPERIENCE

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015
5:30PM - 11:30PM

For the first time ever, Eataly will host an epic culinary experience to celebrate the 5th anniversary of its grand opening in New York. The celebration will bring together renowned chefs to honor cuisines from all around the world, as guests will be taken on an epicurean dine-around journey throughout the store’s restaurants. For one night only, on September 16th, every Eataly restaurant will be closed to the public and converted into a unique culinary experience. Guests will tour restaurant to restaurant where five renowned chefs, representing all corners of the world, will each prepare a special dish representative of their corner of the world. As part of this 6-course dining experience, a sommelier will be present at each location to present the wine that will be paired with the dish.

Refettorio Ambrosiano

Saturday, October 10th, 2015

The renovated Refettorio Ambrosiano in Milan's Greco neighborhood will house a charity event organized by chef Massimo Bottura during Expo Milano 2015. The Pavilion Zero curator Davide Rampello assisted the refectory in forming a partnership with the Catholic relief agency Caritas, and Bottura extended an invitation to a roster of high-profile chefs including Rene Redzépi, Alain Ducasse and Mario Batali, who are now scheduled to helm the kitchen through Columbus Day.

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