Food Predictions 2013: Hand-Made Food

Mario Batali uses his super-foodie E.S.P. to give us a heads up about our edible future. Kate Krader, Food & Wine’s restaurant editor summed up Batali’s food trend predictions for 2013 on the CNN Eatocracy blog and we are thrilled that there is a place for the hand-made in his gastronomic crystal ball. To be…

Butternut Squash with Corbezzolo Honey

This is a Fall/Winter Caponata, where, instead of eggplants, you use butternut squash. It is an adaptation of a Mario Batali recipe for the TV program “The Chew”, which for some reason, we never watch. But, we were made aware of it, and the recipe, as a result of a surge in orders for our…

Gustiamo, Molto Batali’s Favorite Online Source!!!

As the expression goes, Mario Batali put his foot in his mouth as his comment about bankers/Hitler/Stalin traveled the world. Of course, he took it back. Bravo. To me, the incident is over. However, when it comes to food, for us Mario is the King and his opinion is very important. For example, in his…

Pianogrillo EV Olive Oil Goes to Aspen!

Carlo Mirarchi of venerable Roberta’s in Brooklyn, was nominated Best New Chef 2011 and he is going to the Food & Wine Classics in Aspen to receive the well deserved award and to cook for food gods like Daniel Boulud, Mario Batali, Danny Meyer… this Saturday. Congratulations!!! Carlo is not going alone, he is bringing…

Caffe’ Sant’Eustachio in Del Posto

When you go to Del Posto, this great restaurant of the Batali’s kingdom, make sure you conserve some appetite for the wonderful desserts. The dessert menu¬†(photo on the left) includes: Tartufo al Caffe’ – Dark Chocolate, Sant’Eustachio Coffee & Candied Lemon