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December 15, 2014

By Josh Laurano, Executive Chef Lupa Osteria Romana

  Per my mom, the key to this recipe is all in the texture of the grated potatoes. Too coarse and the latke does not cook through, too fine and they become mushy inside. Too much matzoh meal and they are too heavy, too much water and they are soggy. I have done my best…

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December 11, 2014

by Andy Nusser, executive chef / partner Tarry Lodge

  “I cannot imagine Christmas without a Christmas tree or without these caramels. My grandmother, Muriel, made them first, then my mother and now my wife, Patty, makes them. They are seriously addicting, as are the bourbon manhattans that are of equal importance at any of our family Christmas gatherings.”   Happy Holidaze! Andy

andy nusser Butter Caramel caramel candies Cream heavy cream holidaze
December 10, 2014

by Chad Colby, executive chef Chi Spacca

  “This recipe represents exactly what I want to eat with a large heavy holiday meal.  It also represents how I like to cook at home.  Consider the recipe as more of a guideline. Just about any other (seasonal) vegetable could be substituted into this recipe.  When I cook this dish I am constantly tasting the…

Butter Carrots chad colby chervil chi spacca Garlic holidaze
December 9, 2014

by Anthony Sasso, Executive Chef Casa Mono

“Every year, up until her passing this spring, my Grandmother, Emma Green, would make her Thanksgiving stuffing the day before Thanksgiving. Rather than bring it to our house ahead of time, she’d either leave the stuffing at her apartment or hide it somewhere in our house so that we wouldn’t pick at it all day and it could actually…

Anthony Sasso Butter Casa Mono Celery fennel holiday side dish holiday side dish mario batali
December 5, 2014

By Jason Neve, Culinary director BBHG Las Vegas

“Froggers are a traditional American cookie dating back to colonial times. They are a molasses-spiced cookie enjoyed by fishermen, sailors and trappers in New England. How they entered my family, I am not 100% sure, as my heritage runs back to Chicago and Minnesota. When he was younger, my Grandfather used to make them and would…

allspice baking soda cloves Flour froggers ginger holiday cookies

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Sunday, April 19th, 2015
6:30PM - 9:30PM

Enjoy an evening hosted by famed restaurateur, author, TV personality and Eataly partner, Mario Batali, at Eataly’s fine dining restaurant, Baffo Ristorante Enoteca. Savor a 7-course tasting menu featuring classic Babbo dishes crafted to showcase the very best of early spring, complemented by 7 distinguished Italian wines.  


Tuesday, April 21st, 2015
6:00PM - 10:00PM

Join honorary chairs, Mario Batali and Susi Cahn, in raising money for the Food Bank for New York City at the CAN DO Awards Dinner at Cipriani Wall Street in NYC.

A Culinary Journey with Mario Batali

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015
6:00PM - 9:30PM

Join Mario at the Metropolitan club in Alpharetta, GA for a book signing, interactive culinary discussion, full buffet dinner, wine and beverage service and Publix reusable shopping bags with giveaways. More details coming soon!