Seattle native Mario Batali began his culinary career in London and northern Italy. He eventually settled in New York City, and today runs seven restaurants there with his business partner, Joseph Bastianich, including the flagship Babbo and the elegant Del Posto, both Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence winners.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands August 16, 2007.
Do you have a Wine Spectator magazine subscription? Save 50% on your Online Membership right now!
Sips & Tips | Wine & Healthy Living
Video Theater | Collecting & Auctions