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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…

October 28, 2013

Mario sits down with fellow "food nerd" Andrew Zimmern for the November issue of Delta Sky

“If you can find anything you love – whether it’s being a florist or a painter or a welder or a chef  - you never feel like you’re at work”     When Mario and fellow “food nerd” Andrew Zimmern, get together, they wax poetic about travel, fame, family, the importance of simple, delicious ingredients and how the…

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October 24, 2013

  Starting today, Babbo will offer a white truffle tasting menu during lunchtime. After the break, find menu descriptions and wine pairings. Come in and taste!     TRUFFLE TASTING MENU   Duck Egg Sunny-Side Up with Guanciale, Fett’unta and White Truffles “Alteni di Brassica” Gaja 2010    Agnolotti with Brown Butter and White Truffles Barbaresco “Bric…

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October 24, 2013

In this episode of Batali Cooks 4, Mario gets his inspiration from Elaine DiRico of Austin, TX. Her favorites are: ANCHOVIES, PARMIGIANO-REGGIANO, CAULIFLOWER & WALNUTS.   Click here for the recipe!

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October 22, 2013

  Last weekend was the annual New York City Wine & Food Festival. The piece de resistance: the Jets + Chefs Tailgate. Over three-thousand people packed onto Pier 92 for the ultimate in tailgating food. It was a sea of green and white sampling food produced by some of New York’s best chefs. Aside from the…

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"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!