Mario Batali is a food-world rockstar, lauded for expanding the Eataly chain of gourmet markets worldwide and penning some of the most beloved cookbooks ever. NYC is home to some of the best restaurants in the world and a wealth of world-class epicurean shops, bakers, cheesemongers, butchers, and more.
Here, Mario shares his culinary go-tos.
Brooklyn Baking Barons
The Brooklyn Baking Barons are the boys behind my favourite pastry: the honey whiskey cake. I order them for almost any occasion, particularly to give as gifts around Rosh Hashanah for a sweet honey- (and whiskey)-filled new year.