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March 3, 2017

The Black Velvet is said to have been first consumed in London’s Brooks’s Club, in 1861, to mourn the death of Prince Albert. But I bet that the publicans in Killarney would dispute that provenance of a drink made from Ireland’s finest draft beverage.

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brunch champagne cocktail guiness prosecco stout
February 28, 2017

Back in 2014 Mario hit “The High Road,” visiting some of New York City’s most fascinating gems with some of its most fascinating people. This twelve-part series of short films pairs Mario with some of New York City’s most famous residents to play tourist, visiting notable sights while chatting about everything from politics to real-life heroes….

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frank bruni Mario Batali New York City nyc short film the four seasons the high road with Mario batali
February 26, 2017

Back in 2014 Mario hit “The High Road,” visiting some of New York City’s most fascinating gems with some of its most fascinating people. This twelve-part series of short films pairs Mario with some of New York City’s most famous residents to play tourist, visiting notable sights while chatting about everything from politics to real-life heroes….

February 26, 2017

Back in 2014 Mario hit “The High Road,” visiting some of New York City’s most fascinating gems with some of its most fascinating people. This twelve-part series of short films pairs Mario with some of New York City’s most famous residents to play tourist, visiting notable sights while chatting about everything from politics to real-life heroes….

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Christine Quinn New York City thehighroad
February 24, 2017

This salad of braised fennel, grilled radicchio, blood orange and buttery croutons is bursting at the seams with flavor.  The geniuses at Del Posto swapped out a classic bagna cauda for an umami-packed marmite and roasted garlic bagna cauda “finta,” so it’s vegetarian, too!

February 24, 2017

This salad of braised fennel, grilled radicchio, blood orange and buttery croutons is bursting at the seams with flavor. The geniuses at Del Posto swapped out a classic bagna cauda for an umami-packed marmite and roasted garlic bagna cauda “finta,” so it’s vegetarian, too!

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blood orange Bread Butter Del Posto fennel Garlic josh saffer
February 16, 2017

The sidecar was the original cosmopolitan—not on account of its international devotees, but more for the “sweet drink” stigma attached to it. My version ditches the sugar entirely and increases the lemon juice significantly. The result is a roguish, daring concoction that hits all the right notes.

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bourbon cocktail cointreau drink lemon whiskey
February 16, 2017

The sidecar was the original cosmopolitan — not on account of its international devotees, but more for the “sweet drink” stigma attached to it. My version ditches the sugar entirely and increases the lemon juice significantly.  The result is a roguish, daring concoction that hits all the right notes.

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bourbon cointreau drinks lemon orange liqueur sidecar whiskey
February 14, 2017

Tapa tasting with Chef de Cuisine Anthony Sasso

At my newest restaurant, La Sirena, I recently worked with Anthony Sasso to build a tapa bar menu that resembles those you might find in Barcelona, Madrid, or Valencia.   On The Chew, Sasso and I taste his whimsical variations on classic tapa bar dishes like patatas bravas. At La Sirena, we smash fingerling potatoes, fry them so they’re…

February 9, 2017

Bucatini all’Amatriciana is one of the most quintessential dishes of Lazio.  It’s exceedingly simple, but relies on a perfect al dente noodle and a high-quality guanciale to really sing.  At Lupa Osteria Romana in New York City, chef Rob Zwirz has mastered it.

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bacon bucatini guanciale lazio lupa pasta pork

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Code Commerce

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

Don't miss out on this year's Code Commerce series! As one of the conference's featured speakers, Mario will sit down with one of Recode's executive editors for an unscripted red chair interview to discuss technology's impact on commerce.

Greenwich Wine & Food Festival

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

The Mario Batali Foundation is proud to be the main beneficiary at this year's Greenwich Food & Wine Festival, where Mario will also host a cooking demo!

INBOUND 2017

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
3:30PM - 4:15PM

Mario joins INBOUND 2017 as a spotlight speaker at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center on September 27! Get your tickets to hear from Mario and the incredible line up of speakers and innovators at this one of a kind educational and inspirational event!

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