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October 14, 2016

Apple harvest was always joyous in Washington State, and my “Chew” cohost, Clinton Kelly, recently opened my eyes to his killer harvest celebration, the autumn margarita.

apple autumn cider cinnamon fall lime margarita
October 13, 2016
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Rebecca DeAngelis, Babbo Ristorante e Enoteca

almond Butter cake cinnamon dessert Flour ginger
October 7, 2016

We’re excited to debut MOLTISSIMO, a cooking series on MUNCHIES. MOLTISSIMO follows Mario as he cooks lunch for his friends and family in the kitchen in VICE’s Brooklyn headquarters. In each episode, Mario sources produce for his dishes from MUNCHIES’ own rooftop garden and prepares them for his guests.    The first episode kicks off with Batali cooking for two unlikely…

September 23, 2016
Bar Jamon Pulpo

Chef Anthony Sasso from Bar Jamón makes a crazy-good dish of spicy chickpeas and crispy grilled octopus.

Anthony Sasso Bar Jamon Casa Mono Chickpeas Fish garbanzo Octopus
September 20, 2016
09 Rum Sour Thumb

I was in Haiti with my pal José Andrés and he kept talking the whole trip down about rum sours… he was entranced and enchanted and as usual it turns out he was pitch perfect and right on the money.

haiti jose andres lime mint rum sour
September 20, 2016
08 Tomato-rita Thumb

I love to play with sweet and savory, and this garden-inspired cocktail does just that!  Oozing with summery goodness, these “tomato-ritas” are the perfect drink for a late summer afternoon on the porch…or wherever you are.  Bonus: you can make gazpacho or panzanella with the leftover tomatoes.  Do it!!!

lime margarita mexican mexico Salt tequila Tomato
September 20, 2016
07 Basil Lemonade Thumb

What could be better than an ice-cold lemonade on a sweltering summer day? How about an ice-cold BASIL lemonade?????

Basil drinks lemon lemonade non-alcoholic summer

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

What’s Happening


Wednesday, December 14th, 2016
2:00PM - 4:00PM

Meet Mario at the Williams-Sonoma Columbus Circle location for a chance to have your Big American Cookbook signed by the king of Crocs!


Friday, January 6th, 2017
7:00PM - 11:00PM

Mario is joining Chefs Donald Link and Stephen Stryjewski for an exclusive dinner at Calctsieu in NOLA. Mario will craft a menu featuring signature dishes from his vast Italian repertoire. This evening offers a unique opportunity for 150 guests to support the Link Stryjewski Foundation at an intimate dinner.

The Italian Cuisine of Mario Batali

Friday, January 13th, 2017
6:30PM - 9:30PM

Join Mario at Schola in Baltimore for an evening of making recipes. From Spaghetti all’Amatriciana to Pork Milanese with Squash Coponata and Bomboloni & Biscotti. Mario covers it all.


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