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December 13, 2013


babbo Cauliflower holiday holidaze lupa Otto pecan
December 12, 2013

Matt Abdoo, Del Posto Ristorante

mushroom Rosemary Thyme veal White Wine wine
December 2, 2013

Parsnips are a quintessential cold weather vegetable. They look like carrots but are white and somewhat sweeter; characteristically starchy with a hint of citrus.   Like many of the tastiest foodstuffs, parsnips were once a staple among the poor in Italy and elsewhere in Europe. When the potato came from the New World and disseminated…

November 26, 2013

We’re forty-eight hours from the main event. You’ve already reserved your bird, but that’s only the beginning. This is your one-stop shop for cooking and carving your turkey (and making stock after it’s been eaten).   For our guide to Thanksgiving sides, click here.   How to Brine a Turkey     How to Roast…

brine holiday roast thanksgiving turkey
November 22, 2013

We love a good turkey (brined, of course) but the side dishes are really where it’s at! Over the past couple of weeks we’ve been sending you a bunch of side dishes to make for this year’s Thanksgiving feast. Here’s the complete (delicious) lineup! Thanks again to Matt Abdoo and Tony Scotto of Del Posto…

November 22, 2013

This stuffing features turkey sausage but can easily be made vegetarian by removing the sausage, and subbing the chicken stock for vegetable stock.

Del Posto Matt Abdoo recipe stuffing thanksgiving
November 21, 2013

The Holidaze are coming!! Starting December 9th through December 16th, Mario Mail subscribers will be treated to a week of Holiday fun from Mario. Get ready for special holiday recipes and photos, fun stories from Mario’s “family” and special holiday shopping deals!   Click the image below to sign up today!!        

November 20, 2013

  Last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Mario and Kimmel cooked a full meal in the home kitchen of a complete stranger they found on the streets of Los Angeles. Using only the ingredients they found in his house, Mario and Kimmel collaborated with Lars from Switzerland on a lunch for the ages.   Lucky…

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The Flavors of Sicily at B&B Ristorante

Thursday, July 24th, 2014
7:00PM - 10:00PM

Experience the cuisine of one of Italy's most famous summer retreats without the international airfare... B&B Ristorante assembles a mouthwatering menu featuring Sicilian dishes and ingredients, all paired with succulent Sicilian wines bursting with summer flavors. 

NYBG Family Dinner with OTTO and Lupa

Sunday, July 27th, 2014
5:00PM - 7:30PM

Join OTTO's Dan Drohan and Lupa's Josh Laurano at The New York Botanical Garden for an al fresco Family Dinners featuring a three-course family-style menu, hands-on gardening and craft activities, and a live cooking demonstration.

Collector's Night at B&B Ristorante

Thursday, July 31st, 2014
7:00PM - 10:00PM

Las Vegas Wine Director, Kirk Peterson, hosts a night of rare wines and fabulous food, as he reaches deep into the B&B cellar to open a few rare bottles for tasting. In addition to Peterson's selections, guests are invited to bring wine from their own collections to enjoy (or share) with no corkage fee.