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June 17, 2014

design the Mozza pizza of your dreams...

submit five ingredients via Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, or Google+ using the hashtag #MakeaMozza.   On June 30th, the Pizzeria Mozza kitchen team will select five finalists to go head-to-head in a poll on the restaurant’s Facebook page.   The winning pie will be on the Pizzeria Mozza Los Angeles menu— bearing your name— for a month after…

MakeaMozza pizzeria mozza
June 15, 2014
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Dear Dad,   Thank you for encouraging my creativity and teaching me to throw a spiral.  –Kate Previte, Media Producer   Thank you for teaching me how to ride a bike. –Pamela Lewy, Communications Director   Thank you for trying to teach me how to ride a bike… I’ll get there one day. –Tess Koenig, Mario’s Assistant   Thank you…

armandino dad father's day Salumi Seattle thanks
June 13, 2014
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Ramp up Father’s Day weekend with this dish. It never disappoints!!

arugula Garlic Olive Oil Steak sugar
June 13, 2014
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It’s finally warm enough that the idea of firing up the grill is creeping into our minds!   And it’s hard to go wrong with a grill, a steak, a beer, and family. But for me, even more so than the burger or hotdog, the tastiest option on the grill is the rib eye. Rib…

char grill Meat Steak summer
June 12, 2014

  “The High Road with Mario Batali” premieres today on Hulu and Hulu Plus!   Join Mario as he takes us on a journey to some of New York City’s most fascinating gems with some of its most fascinating people. Airing every Thursday at 12am midnight (EST), the first up on “The High Road” is journalist and…

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June 4, 2014

Medium is a new place on the Internet where people share ideas and stories that are longer than 140 characters and not just for friends. It’s designed for little stories that make your day better and manifestos that change the world. It’s used by everyone from professional journalists to amateur cooks. It’s simple, beautiful, collaborative,…

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June 1, 2014


Where and what you eat and drink this week can help fight AIDS.   From TODAY through June 10, each of my restaurants will offer a (RED) special, a percentage of the proceeds of which will be donated to the Global Fund.   Below are the (RED) dishes you’ll find at each of our restaurants. But…

(RED) Casa Mono Del Posto lupa osteria mozza Otto pizzeria mozza
May 29, 2014

by tess koenig

    Welcome back to Staff Spotlight: a monthly series where we’re digging deeper into the minds behind the magic. As our Culinary Director for B&BHG restaurants in Las Vegas, this Florida native knows a thing or two about running kitchens. And to think he didn’t know what ‘guanciale’ meant when he first started! Meet the man…

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May 26, 2014

When chefs, students, writers, and more gather in Mexico City to discuss expresiones urbanas (urban expressions), chances are it will be a tasty trip. For team MB, it was about exploring and eating our way through one of the most delicious and fascinating cities in North America. Below are snippets of our discoveries. Check Mexico City…

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May 19, 2014

Recipe courtesy of Molto Gusto (ecco 2010)


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"Food is much better off the hand than the fork."

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Family Garden Picnic with Mario & Carla Hall

Sunday, September 28th, 2014
2:00PM - 3:00PM

Join Mario and his co-host from ABC's The Chew, Carla Hall, for an exclusive family picnic and cooking demonstration, with all proceeds benefiting the Garden's Edible Academy, hub of the children's vegetable gardening program.

America Farm to Table: Simple, Delicious Recipes Celebrating Local Farmers

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

Mario Batali, who knows the importance of ingredients in any amazing dish, sees farmers as the rock stars of the food world. In this new book, he celebrates American farmers: their high quality products and their culture defined by hard work, integrity, and pride. Coming this fall!!!

Jets + Chefs: The Ultimate Tailgate

Saturday, October 18th, 2014
12:00PM - 3:00PM

Die-hard Jets fan, Mario, and NFL Legend, Super Bowl Champion and Hall of Famer Joe Namath return to the roof of Pier 92 to host the biggest tailgate blowout of the year!  NYCWFF brings the Meadlowlands to Manhattan for this family-friendly event that caters to Jets fans of all ages.  New York City’s all-star chefs will serve their updated versions of tailgating classics like sizzling steaks, ribs, and wings paired with refreshing beers, wines, and spirits from Southern Wine & Spirits portfolio, while children can play fun games in the FanZone and take pictures with the New York Jets Flight Crew.  Guests will have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet current and former Jets players and win game day tickets with coveted pre-game field passes.  Put your green and white on and get ready for kick-off, because this event is sure to be a touchdown!