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November 25, 2014

then join Mario for a Twitter chat Wednesday 11/26 at 8AM!

    Like us, the Chew Crew has been preparing for Thanksgiving for weeks. For your viewing pleasure, we’ve compiled a couple of Mario’s Thanksgiving tips: saving for stock and coffee brine. Watch now, study up, and write out your last-minute questions because…   Tomorrow at 8AM Eastern, Mario is hosting a Twitter Q+A for all of your…

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November 20, 2014

to the United States of Thanksgiving...

    The smart people over at the Times Food section have assembled 50 recipes (well, 52 with DC and Puerto Rico) that represent each state in the nation:   THE UNITED STATES OF THANKSGIVING   The Batalis do a regional Italian Christmas feast. This year, we’re doing a regional American Thanksgiving. No matter what…

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November 19, 2014
Spanish Chicken with Saffron Onions and Olives

By Jim Webster

  Before “America: Farm to Table” was released, I was working on a mantra.   You don’t need to buy Alexander Weiser’s potatoes to make the potato recipes in the book work. You don’t specifically have to have Jim Bardenhagen’s apples or cherries, or Nathan Heath’s carrots.    The point is that you should find…

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November 13, 2014
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Salsify frittelle: an ambidextrous side, if you will. A vegetable recipe that tastes of the season but also embraces the themes of the holidays.   Salsify— also known as the “oyster plant,” for its somewhat oyster-like taste— is a root vegetable of the dandelion family. The plant looks like parsnip or horseradish but is longer…

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November 12, 2014

Yes, it’s still November. And, yes, we have not yet had our Thanksgiving feast. But we at Molto already have the holidays on the mind…   The holidays are a time for giving and for family. But they’re also a time for cooking. And eating. A lot.   Mario and the Chew crew are making their…

November 5, 2014



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November 3, 2014

Lunchtime White Truffle Tasting Menu at Babbo

This afternoon, Babbo is relaunching a white truffle tasting menu during lunchtime. It is, quite simply, the ultimate way to experience white truffles from Alba, the jewels of Piemonte…   Click here to reserve a table!   Duck Egg Sunny-Side Up with Guanciale, Fett’unta and White Truffles      Rabbit and Veal Agnolotti with Butter and…

October 29, 2014
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October 28, 2014

November 21st at Del Posto

  White truffle season is upon us. And it’s one of the most epic seasons we’ve seen.   Join Mario at Del Posto on November 21st for the annual Festa di Tartufi, a celebration of the famed white truffles of Alba. The evening will feature a Piemontese-inspired menu from Executive Chef Mark Ladner paired with wines curated by…

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October 24, 2014

Today (October 24th) is Food Day, a national event to promote healthier eating and better food systems. There will be events all over the country to raise awareness of diet-related issues, food justice, the environment, and food production.   So we at Molto asked Anthony Sasso (Casa Mono), David Almany (Osteria Mozza Singapore) and Liz Hong  (Pizzeria Mozza LA) to create…

"Once you've put your groceries in the car, the quality of your dinner has already been decided."

What’s Happening

SAY's 13th Annual Benefit Gala

Monday, April 27th, 2015
6:30PM - 7:30PM

Mario's excited to honor his good pal Marc Vetri at this year's Stuttering Association for the Young's Benefit Gala. Join Mario, Helen Mirren, Mariska Hargitay and more at this special performance followed by dinner and live auction.

Burgers in the Bunker

Friday, June 5th, 2015
9:00PM - 11:59PM

Join Mario Batali Foundation founder, Mario Batali, and co-host Anthony Anderson at B&B Burger & Beer for the ultimate kick-off to a weekend of deliciousness: Burgers in the Bunker! Starting at 9pm guests will indulge themselves on award-winning burgers and signature Averna Shakes while enjoying the Vegas lights on B&B Burger’s outdoor patio.

MBF Swing Session Celebrity Golf Classic

Saturday, June 6th, 2015
9:30AM - 3:30PM

Hit the greens with Mario and friends, celebrities, and A-list chefs for the ultimate gastronomic golf event, Swing Session Celebrity Golf Classic. Eat, drink and swing your way through a memorable round of golf at the world-renowned Cascata. Start the day with a golf clinic led by event co-host Hank Haney. At 10:30 AM, a shotgun start will launch golfers onto the course. Before teeing off at each hole, players will sample snacks and drinks from some of the most respected chefs and restaurants in Las Vegas including DB Brasserie, B&B Ristorante, Delmonico’s Steakhouse, CUT by Wolfgang Puck, and B&B Burger & Beer as well as an oyster bar sponsored by Santa Monica Seafood Company. Golf carts carrying Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches and cocktails from mixologist Tony Abou-Ganim will roam the course to make sure no player goes hungry (or parched). At the end of the day, golfers will indulge in a gifting lounge at the Cascata clubhouse. From there, shuttles will bus golfers back to the Palazzo to rest up before an awards ceremony.