World renowned Rao's restaurant now takes on barbecuing with a new cookbook that gets you out of the kitchen and onto the patio
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SALADS ARE A MAINSTAY OF OUTDOOR EATING. THEY WHET EVERYONE'S appetite for what's to come later in the meal, and they can act as excellent side dishes to the main course. The best part is, they can easily be prepared ahead of time so that the host has more time to spend with guests. Several of these dishes are inspired by the appetizer menu of Rao's, such as Grilled Red Peppers with Pignoli and Raisins, and Grilled Seafood Salad. Now you can have Rao's outdoors.
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FRANK PELLEGRINO, JR. is a fourth-generation scion of the family that founded and still owns and operates Rao's restaurant, a culinary legend and a New York City landmark in East Harlem. His restaurant Baldoria in New York City’s theater districts was called “a prime specimen of a special genre, the Italian-American restaurant (serving) feel-good food in a feel-good setting”. Since 2006, he has run the Rao’s at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Frank Pellegrino Jr.