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March 17, 2014
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By Tess Koenig

    Welcome back to Staff Spotlight: a monthly series where we’re digging deeper into the minds behind the magic. She started as a coat check in Mario’s restaurant years ago and recently celebrated ten years as managing partner at Casa Mono/Bar Jamon. Not to mention the success of Tarry Lodge‘s various locations. Say hello to…

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March 13, 2014

La Pergola is the ONLY restaurant in Rome with three Michelin stars. Go behind the scenes and watch Chef Heinz Beck make an incredible seafood dish he calls, simply, “The Sea.”

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March 13, 2014
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  Fifteen minutes from Rome’s city center atop Rome’s highest hill (appropriately dubbed Monte Mario!) sits the Rome Cavalieri Hotel. The place is a time warp: marble and gold cover the lobby, which leads out to a massive pool deck reminiscent of Vegas’s early developments. If Don Draper went to Rome, this is where he’d…

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March 12, 2014
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  In response to the overwhelming amount of inquiries we receive from aspiring chefs seeking advice from Mario, we’re giving you that… and then some!! Here’s a little insight into the masterminds that make up Mario’s team of chefs. We’re inspired… and hope you are too!   What are some learning experiences as a chef…

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March 12, 2014
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We are excited to announce the launch of Passport to Italian Cuisine, a ten-course series of cooking classes at Del Posto in collaboration with Food & Wine magazine. Learn the fundamental building blocks of Italian food from its most celebrated practitioners: Pastry Chef Brooks Headley, Chef di Cucina Matt Abdoo, Eataly’s Chief Oliologist Nick Coleman, Food &…

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March 10, 2014
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By Elizabeth Meltz, Food Safety & Sustainability Director - B&BHG

It’s become common knowledge that 40% of food in America goes uneaten.   To get our food from farm to plates we utilize 50% of all U.S. land, 10% of the total U.S. energy budget and 80% of all the freshwater consumed in the U.S. (August 2012 NRDC ISSUE PAPER by Dana Gunders) Needless to…

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March 5, 2014
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The best way to cook a thick cut of meat, like a pork chop, is simple: brine then cook slowly.   Brining was originally used as a means of preserving meats and other perishables. Since the advent of refrigeration, such preservation techniques have become unnecessary. But brining is now popular for another reason entirely: increasing…

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March 5, 2014
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AKA: Edge Grain XL Carving Board Cutting Board   USES: Carving Serving Cutting Table-top decor Food Presentation – great to use as a cheese & meat board   LOOK FOR: A good sized carving board that can be both stored easily and can be used for larger kitchen prep work – where you can slice…

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March 3, 2014
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Q: What do you get when you pair burgers, beers and boozy averna milkshakes…in Vegas…this coming May… DURING BON APPETIT’S VEGAS UNCORK’D ?   A: A fun-filled after party with me (Mario Batali) at the newest B&BHG location, B&B Burger and Beer in the Venetian Hotel Casino. wheeeeee!!!   Check out TICKET info and see…

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

What’s Happening

Collector's Night at B&B Ristorante

Thursday, July 31st, 2014
7:00PM - 10:00PM

Las Vegas Wine Director, Kirk Peterson, hosts a night of rare wines and fabulous food, as he reaches deep into the B&B cellar to open a few rare bottles for tasting. In addition to Peterson's selections, guests are invited to bring wine from their own collections to enjoy (or share) with no corkage fee. 

NYBG Family Dinner with Eataly

Sunday, August 10th, 2014
5:00PM - 7:30PM

Join Eataly's Alex Pilas and Fitz Tallon at The New York Botanical Garden for an al fresco Family Dinners featuring a three-course family-style menu, hands-on gardening and craft activities, and a live cooking demonstration.

NYBG Family Dinner with Tarry Lodge and Casa Mono

Sunday, September 14th, 2014
5:00PM - 7:30PM

Join Tarry Lodge and Casa Mono's Andy Nusser and Anthony Sasso at The New York Botanical Garden for an al fresco Family Dinners featuring a three-course family-style menu, hands-on gardening and craft activities, and a live cooking demonstration.

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