Guest Picks: Mario Batali
Monday, November 14, 2011
Chef Mario Batali was on the Lopate Show recently to discuss his favorite seasonal recipes for family meals, and he also told us what his favorite comfort food is!
What have you read or seen over the past year (book, play, film, etc…) that moved or surprised you?
The Shape of the Journey, new poetry by Jim Harrison—truly goose bump inducing.
What are you listening to right now?
Steve Cropper’s tribute to the 5 Royales, “Dedicated;” Dave Alvin’s album “Eleven Eleven;” and The Head and the Heart.
What’s the last great book you read?
The Great Leader by Jim Harrison.
What’s one thing you’re a fan of that people might not expect?
Bach cello suites.
What’s your favorite comfort food?
Spaghetti with garlic, hot chilis, and bread crumbs.