December 6, 2009 |
NEW YORK CITY Pizza, sì! Where to take our 85-year-old aunt and 18-year-old niece? Mario Batali's very cool, very affordable pizzeria with something for everyone. Otto Enoteca Pizzeria, 1 Fifth Ave., New York; (212) 995-9559, www.ottopizzeria.com Dinner about $30. -- Karen Gray, Los Angeles
March 10, 2012 |
As co-host of "The Chew" (a food and talk show on ABC), Daphne Oz gets to sample items like the Big Mike Burger (two patties, three buns and cheese), chicken and dumplings a la Gwyneth Paltrow and pizza by fellow host Mario Batali. But the daughter of celeb TV doctor Mehmet Oz also penned "The Dorm Room Diet: The 10-Step Program for Creating a Healthy Lifestyle Plan That Really Works" and helped found HealthCorps, a nonprofit that promotes teen health. Oz talked about fitness and her meat-loving co-hosts in a recent interview.
October 14, 2007 |
YOU'VE eaten at the Osteria and have Mozza on speed dial. You've bought the orange cookware and the Crocs. Now there's a new item on Mario Batali's menu: a Swiss watch. The Ernst Benz Mario Batali Chronoscope has a watch face that's grooved like an LP, a reference to the celebrity chef's love of rock 'n' roll. The numerals, sweep-hand and watch band stitching are all orange, which any Batali fan worth his Maldon salt recognizes as the chef's favorite color.
HOME & GARDEN
April 18, 2009 |
Wash your hands with kitchen grease? Yes, and not any grease, but the grease from Mozza, the pizzeria and osteria co-owned by celebrated chefs Nancy Silverton and Mario Batali. The L.A. dining landmark has teamed up with Marshall Dostal, the founder of Further soap, to extract glycerin from waste grease, purify it and use it in a liquid cleanser scented with bergamot, olive and grasses. The soap, to be supplied to Mozza's restrooms, also is available for purchase. An 8-ounce pump bottle is $18.
May 17, 2011
The Early Show Gwyneth Paltrow. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today "American Idol"; "Biggest Loser"; Christina Aguilera; Mario Batali; Suze Orman; Christina Perri. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC Good Morning America Donny Osmond; Matthew Morrison performs. (N) 7 a.m. KABC Live With Regis and Kelly Chris O'Donnell; Tom Welling; Ellie Goulding performs. (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View Jim Belushi; Andrew Morton. (N) 10 a.m. KABC The Doctors Jillian Michaels; sun safety. (N) 11 a.m. KCAL The Talk Paul Reiser; Megyn Price.
November 22, 2013 |
Holiday revelers can celebrate the season as “Winter in Venice” returns to the Las Vegas Strip, complete with strolling entertainers, outdoor skating and food festivals. The Venetian hosts the annual event, which continues through Jan. 5. Music troupe Celtic Woman will perform “Home for Christmas - The Symphony Tour” at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Tickets cost $75.50-$99.50 and are available online or by calling (702) 414-9000. A variety of special dinners will take place, many hosted by celebrity chefs.
August 2, 2013 |
Coravin , a company founded by medical device inventor Greg Lambrecht, has introduced a game-changing gadget for preserving wine that allows you to pour a glass of wine without ever removing the cork - and without oxygen ever touching the wine. A thin, hollow needle is inserted through the cork to extract the wine. As it's poured out, it's replaced with inert argon gas from a small, neat canister so that oxygen never touches the wine. Remove the needle and the cork reseals itself.
July 18, 2013 |
When the focaccia emerges from the oven at Chi Spacca , it resembles a blistered and bubbly moonscape. Cheese bubbles up between gashes in the thin, crackling crust. I take a bite: This may be the single best thing I've put in my mouth all year. It tastes of olive oil, salt and tangy molten cheese all at once. This isn't the typical bready focaccia from Liguria, but a very particular version from Recco, a little hill town near Genoa. The focaccia is the result of two years' research by Nancy Silverton and Chi Spacca chef Chad Colby.