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October 14, 2013

I spent last weekend in Rome. Forty-eight hours doesn’t afford you much time to explore. It’s time enough for three or four meals, and I chose them wisely.   This is not the definitive list of the best restaurants in Rome, but the spots that, when faced with the endless options in the Eternal City,…

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October 11, 2013
pointing to the future!

at Liberty National Golf Club

Rain, strong winds and a tornado watch is not the weather you want for a golf game, particularly when that game is the annual Mario Batali Foundation Golf Classic, co-hosted by Michael. J. Fox and Hank Haney. Despite the less than ideal conditions, the entire day was a blast. From the boat ride across the…

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October 9, 2013
Photo courtesy Kelly Campbell

Dubbed by Food & Wine Restaurant Editor Kate Krader “the world’s best soft-sell fundraising event,” the Honors dinner was a delightful and delicious assemblage of artists, musicians and friends. The evening’s entertainment was provided by Jeff Tweedy and Glenn Kotche of Wilco who joined Patti Smith for a rousing rendition of Smith’s classic “Because the…

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October 4, 2013
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Meredith Vieira, and ?uestlove

Last night, Mario swung by 30 Rock to see The Roots and, of course, Jimmy Fallon. He talked about Benno’s paintball birthday party, the redesigned mariobatali.com, the upcoming Mario Batali Foundation events, and Mario by Mary. We’ve been busy…   After the break, find a recipe for the dish Mario prepared on Late Night, grilled…

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September 30, 2013

Welcome to the brand new MARIOBATALI.COM!!! I’ve been throwing around all sorts of “wheeeees” about my brand-new redesigned Mariobatali.com website, which just launched today!!   In thinking of how to improve my site, I took into consideration all the emails, facebook posts and tweets I received – even the snarky ones!   You wanted more…

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September 25, 2013

  On Tuesday, September 24th, we gathered at Henri Bendel for the unveiling of Food Bank for New York City’s fall campaign w photos from the amazingly talented Melanie Dunea featuring yours truly. I am so honored to be part of such a great campaign to help end hunger in New York City!!! Learn more at http://www.foodbanknyc.org/

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September 16, 2013

This article originally appeared in the September 23, 2013 issue of New York Magazine.

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September 12, 2013

This recipe was created for an episode of Batali Cooks 4, inspired by the ingredients ZUCCHINI, SCALLIONS, GOAT CHEESE & BASIL.

Basil Eggs Flour goat cheese green onions Olive Oil scallions

"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!