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November 13, 2013

In recent years, The Emeril Lagasse Foundation‘s Carnivale du Vin has become the excuse for an annual pilgrimage to one of the most exciting food cities in America: New Orleans, Louisiana. There are restaurants that I return to year after year; and there are others that we tag on to make sure we’re up-to-date.  …

Boudin and Beer Cochon Emeril New Orleans
November 12, 2013

Molto Batali (ecco 2011)

November 10, 2013

by Mary Giuliani, Mario by Mary

Bread breadcrumbs mozzarella Pecorino Ricotta
November 9, 2013

by Dennis Mullally, Otto Enoteca Pizzeria

If you’ve ever been to Otto Enoteca in New York City, chances are you’ve met our Bar Manager, Dennis Mullally. This scotch sour is a holiday must at the Mullally household!!

lemon juice scotch simple syrup
November 5, 2013

When it comes to cooking a juicy, tender and succulent Thanksgiving turkey there’s only one way to do it.¬† Michael Symon and I have been having fun battling it out for years and I have to say that i’m still not convinced there’s any other way to achieve a juicy bird without brining. The reason…

October 31, 2013

Babbo’s annual pumpkin carving contest is perhaps the most hotly contested event of the calendar year. Staff members from the back and front of house spend days strategizing, designing, planning, and then carving. Some designs are topical, some classic, some pander to the judges (a Babbo jester).   On the afternoon of Halloween, we turn…

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

What’s Happening

Table to Table

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014
6:00PM - 9:00PM

Join Mario, the guest of honor, for a special fundraising dinner with a foundation that expects to deliver enough food for over 13 million meals this year!

James Beard Awards

Monday, May 5th, 2014
6:00PM - 9:00PM

Mario is serving as Gala Chef Chair at the 2014 James Beard Foundation Awards! This year's theme, "Sounds of the City", focuses on the link between the worlds of music and food. Congrats to all of the talented nominees!

Larry King Now

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014
2:00PM - 2:30PM

Mario sits down with legendary broadcaster Larry King to discuss the Mario Batali Foundation's Swing Session Las Vegas!