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March 13, 2014
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  Fifteen minutes from Rome’s city center atop Rome’s highest hill (appropriately dubbed Monte Mario!) sits the Rome Cavalieri Hotel. The place is a time warp: marble and gold cover the lobby, which leads out to a massive pool deck reminiscent of Vegas’s early developments. If Don Draper went to Rome, this is where he’d…

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March 12, 2014
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  In response to the overwhelming amount of inquiries we receive from aspiring chefs seeking advice from Mario, we’re giving you that… and then some!! Here’s a little insight into the masterminds that make up Mario’s team of chefs. We’re inspired… and hope you are too!   What are some learning experiences as a chef…

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March 12, 2014
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We are excited to announce the launch of Passport to Italian Cuisine, a ten-course series of cooking classes at Del Posto in collaboration with Food & Wine magazine. Learn the fundamental building blocks of Italian food from its most celebrated practitioners: Pastry Chef Brooks Headley, Chef di Cucina Matt Abdoo, Eataly’s Chief Oliologist Nick Coleman, Food &…

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March 10, 2014
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By Elizabeth Meltz, Food Safety & Sustainability Director - B&BHG

It’s become common knowledge that 40% of food in America goes uneaten.   To get our food from farm to plates we utilize 50% of all U.S. land, 10% of the total U.S. energy budget and 80% of all the freshwater consumed in the U.S. (August 2012 NRDC ISSUE PAPER by Dana Gunders) Needless to…

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March 5, 2014
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The best way to cook a thick cut of meat, like a pork chop, is simple: brine then cook slowly.   Brining was originally used as a means of preserving meats and other perishables. Since the advent of refrigeration, such preservation techniques have become unnecessary. But brining is now popular for another reason entirely: increasing…

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March 5, 2014
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AKA: Edge Grain XL Carving Board Cutting Board   USES: Carving Serving Cutting Table-top decor Food Presentation – great to use as a cheese & meat board   LOOK FOR: A good sized carving board that can be both stored easily and can be used for larger kitchen prep work – where you can slice…

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March 3, 2014
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Q: What do you get when you pair burgers, beers and boozy averna milkshakes…in Vegas…this coming May… DURING BON APPETIT’S VEGAS UNCORK’D ?   A: A fun-filled after party with me (Mario Batali) at the newest B&BHG location, B&B Burger and Beer in the Venetian Hotel Casino. wheeeeee!!!   Check out TICKET info and see…

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February 28, 2014
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Menu Courtesy of Mario by Mary

    In honor of our favorite awards show of the season, MARIO by Mary concocted a red carpet worthy menu for your Oscars viewing party. With an Italian spin and some inspiration from our favorite nominees, we suggest you prepare your thank you speech to give those gushing party guests of yours! Check out our…

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February 27, 2014
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  This May, the Mario Batali Foundation is going on the road for Swing Session Las Vegas!   Hit the greens with Bon Appétit Editor-in-Chief Adam Rapoport, along with celebrities and some of my favorite Vegas chefs for what is, without a doubt, the ultimate gastronomic golf event. This time, we’re teaming up with Bon Appetit, so all…

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DOMINICAN UNIVERSITY SPONSORED BY BOOK PASSAGE

Saturday, November 1st, 2014
1:00PM - 3:00PM

Mario sits down with Emmy award-winning Liam Mayclem, host & producer of KCBS’ Foodie Chap segments, to chat all things America Farm to Table.

MARIO IN CONVERSATION WITH CHEF MICHAEL CHIARELLO

Saturday, November 1st, 2014
7:00PM - 9:00PM

INFORUM presents Batali in conversation with Tyler Florence, Bay Area resident, host of numerous Food Network shows, and chef of SF’s own Wayfare Tavern. They’ll discuss Batali’s latest book, America – Farm to Table: Simple, Delicious Recipes Celebrating Local Farmers. Come see them at the Commonwealth Club of San Fransisco!

TOWN HALL SEATTLE AUTHOR TALK

Sunday, November 2nd, 2014
7:30PM - 8:45PM

Sponsored by Book Larder, Mario will be joined onstage by one of the chefs featured in the book, Seattle’s own Matt Dillon.  The two will discuss how ingredients influence their menus and the critical partnerships they have with local farmers in an interview moderated by cultural conversationalist Warren Etheredge.

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