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January 16, 2015

Save the date for our second annual Swing Session Celebrity Golf Classic in Las Vegas. Check back for details or contact Susan Marzano to schedule your tee time!

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January 15, 2015
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Introducing the brand-spanking-new Via Alta Studio Kitchen.  Team Batali is psyched to shoot some amazing videos here in 2015!  To christen the new space, Babbo pastry chef Rebecca DeAngelis whips up a special olive oil & blood orange cake. To learn more about the studio, click here  

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January 14, 2015

Chicago Tribune reviews Baffo at Eataly Chicago and awards it 3 stars!★ ★ ★

We’re very proud to share the Chicago Tribune’s review of Baffo inside Eataly Chicago!   By Phil Vettel   “Baffo is a love-it-or-hate-it restaurant. It’s easy to dismiss a formal Italian dining room offering mid-$20s pastas, mid-$30s entrees (topped by a $48 veal dish), $15 cocktails and wines by the glass in the $20s….

January 13, 2015
Mom & Dad in Madrid

by Elizabeth Meltz, Director of Environmental Health for B&BHG

As the Director of Environmental Health for B&BHG, one of my jobs is to educate all of our staff on food safety and safe food handling. What is commonly known as food poisoning is something we call “food borne illness” and something we go to great lengths to train our staff to prevent. During training,…

January 8, 2015
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Six degree weather calls for six ingredients or less

If your house is anything like mine during the holidays, friends and family are constantly over to share meals. So by the first of the year, not only are the last leftover crumbs nowhere to be found, but anything remotely edible is finito. Even with a barren fridge, I can rely on this six…

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January 2, 2015
December 30, 2014

In case you missed these how-to tuesdays, here’s a round up of our top ten most popular videos this year!! We’ll be back with more great tips in 2015!! Happy New Year. Xx   10. brown butter Brown butter makes everything better.  From ravioli with sage to a simple layer cake, many recipes that call for butter…

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December 26, 2014

#10 Cheesy Hasselback Potatoes You don’t have to wait for a holiday to serve up this cheesy goodness as a side dish!   #9 Pizza Dough This is an easy and versatile dough. You can use the same basic dough for pizza as well as flatbreads and cinnamon rolls (keep reading)!   #8 Manicotti Baresi al Forno…

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December 23, 2014


When I was a child my mom celebrated our ethnic traditions.  When each Christmas Eve came around, we would wait until after dark or when the first star had shown and then my mom would begin preparing a traditional Ukranian, Czech and Polish meal, which we enjoyed after we returned from midnight mass. Following the…

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December 22, 2014

created by the Babbo bar crew: Ken Weller, Amanda Chambers, Tereza Horn and Lada Praskova.

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

What’s Happening

On Air with Ryan Seacrest

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015
8:00AM - 1:00PM

Mario joins Ryan Seacrest on his daily radio program to talk all things World AIDS Day, (RED) and the opening of his NYC restaurant, La Sirena!

Bal Masque

Friday, January 8th, 2016

A celebration of New Orleans' Creole carnival roots, capturing the spirit of a classic Bal Masqué with music, dance and food. Mario is joining Chefs Link and Stryjewski for an exclusive dinner at Calcasieu. He'll 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, being offered as a Bal Masque ticket enhancement at $500 per person.


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