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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…

October 23, 2014

Courtesy David Almany, Executive Chef in Osteria Mozza Singapore

Apples Food Day Pancetta salad
October 23, 2014

Interpreted by Liz Hong, chef at Pizzeria Mozza in LA

“To be honest, apples aren’t my most used ingredient. But every year [team Mozza] cooks a dinner at the home of one of our regulars. They always have a simple apple cake in the kitchen– nothing fancy, just a basic bundt cake– and everyone working the event devours it by the end of the dinner. 

“Turns out it’s a recipe passed down from the homeowner’s mother. It’s super simple and equally delicious. Perfect for Fall: in New York or California.” 

– Liz Hong, Executive Chef at Pizzeria Mozza in Los Angeles

Apples cake Food Day
October 23, 2014
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You may not recognize a sweet potato in its original form. The species is better known topped with marshmallows or boiled and drizzled with molasses. Sweet potatoes are a guest at the Thanksgiving table almost as reliable as the venerable turkey.   Sweet potatoes are long, starchy root vegetables that appear in two main varieties:…

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October 16, 2014
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Standing at the farmers market a couple of weeks ago, looking at a pile of corn, I was kind of sad.   Jim Crawford, the farmer at New Morning Farm in Hustontown, Pa., and the proprietor of this stand in Washington, D.C., had just told me that next week would be the last week for…

October 13, 2014
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WATCH THIS: HOW TO blanch COOK THIS: Broccoli with pecorino romano

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October 6, 2014

By Jim Webster

“The next culinary rock star isn’t going to be a chef, it’s going to be a farmer.” “Who’s going to be the next rock-star chef?”   The question, directed at Mario, came out at a late-night gab session after an event in Fort Worth, Texas. It was chilly outside, there were hot fires, cold beverages…

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

What’s Happening

Family Dinners at the New York Botanical Garden

Sunday, July 19th, 2015
5:15PM - 6:35PM

Celebrate the Edible Academy and Mario's Kitchen Gardens with chefs from Mario's restaurants. Dinner includes three-course, family-style menu by a featured chef using fresh, seasonal ingredients. July 19: Chef Frank Langello (Babbo) and Chef Dan Drohan (OTTO); August 9: Chef Mario LaPosta (Babbo Boston) and Chef Jon Katz (Tarry Market); September 13: Chef Andy Nusser (Tarry Lodge) and Chef Anthony Sasso (Casa Mono)

Jets + Chefs: The Ultimate Tailgate

Saturday, October 17th, 2015
12:00PM - 3:00PM

NFL Legend, Super Bowl Champion and Hall of Famer Joe Namath and superstar chef and die-hard Jets fan Mario Batali return to the roof of Pier 92 to host the biggest tailgate blowout of the year!  NYCWFF brings the Meadowlands to Manhattan for our only family-friendly event that caters to Jets fans of all ages. Read more...

Eating Stories hosted by Mario & Mary Giuliani

Saturday, October 17th, 2015
3:00PM - 6:00PM

Mario and caterer to the stars Mary Giuliani are inviting a handful of of their closest friends to share their “eating stories” with you. Modern visionaries Jennifer Rubell, contemporary food artist, and Danny Bowien, one of NYC’s most innovative chefs, will share stories, poems or songs from their careers that center around food or beverage. Mary Giuliani Catering & Events will create the ultimate Cocktail Party menu to be served in conjunction with the panelists’ stories to bring each story to life.


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