In a new special for Munchies, chef Mario Batali invites food-obsessed comedian Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang, co-creator of Ansari's show Master of None, to his new kitchen for a homecooked Italian meal paired with fabulous wine—at nine in the morning. Batali's handmade beet ricotta ravioli, meatballs and carrot fritters look absolutely divine, and Ansari is clearly in heaven. Still, he's wondering: What happened to dessert?
Catch up on other intriguing food headlines of the week here, ICYMI:
•Khloe Kardashian's talk show Kocktails With Chloe is cancelled. [TMZ]
•Guy Fieri splits from his Johnny Garlic's and Tex Wasabi restaurants. [Eater SF]
•World's largest Starbucks to open next year in New York City, plans "coffee as theater" [Quartz]
•Food hackers discover way to order a McDonald's Sausage McMuffin for less than half the price. [BuzzFeed]
•Iron Chef Morimoto opens his first ramen restaurant in NYC. [Eater NY]
•Essay about love for Costco earns one teen admission to five Ivy League Schools [NBC News]
•M&Ms is holding a public vote to see if the next flavor will be Honey Nut, Chili Nut or Coffee Nut. [Kotaku]
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