Tony Tantillo

TonyTantilloTony Tantillo joined CBS 2 in 2000 as a food expert and contributes to “CBS 2’s News at Noon,” “CBS 2’s News at 5PM” and “CBS 2 News Sunday.” His “Fresh Grocer” segments have been featured on news broadcasts in major metro markets since 1993.

Tantillo’s segments are highly entertaining and informative. He gives tips about storage and preparation, plus valuable nutritional information. He teaches consumers how to recognize produce that might be too costly, of poor quality, or not yet at the peak of freshness. As a consumer advocate, he emphasizes “selection first” – encouraging all of us to think of quality, value and nutritional benefits when selecting our favorite produce. Tantillo discusses how to ensure that after selecting your produce of choice, the vitamins and minerals remain at their peak the whole time they are in your home, from purchase to the final preparation. Helping to maintain a healthy America is incredibly important to Tantillo. He takes the time to help educate children all over the country about how vital it is to eat healthy.

Tantillo began his broadcasting career at KPIX-TV, the Viacom-owned station in San Francisco, where he still contributes reports. He can also be seen weekly on KCBS-TV Los Angeles, KYW-TV Philadelphia, WBBM-TV Chicago and KDKA-TV Pittsburgh, and heard over 100 radio stations nationwide.

Born in Sicily, Tantillo moved to San Francisco at the age of five and grew up working with his father in the southern San Francisco produce markets and later in his family’s successful produce business. He currently resides in N.Y. with his wife and their three children.

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Tony’s Table: Whole Wheat Orecchiette Alla Piccantina

CBS 2’s Tony Tantillo shows you how to make Whole Wheat Orecchiette Alla Piccantina, recipe courtesy of Da Silvano Restaurant.


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Tony’s Table: Chicken Tagine

CBS 2’s Tony Tantillo stops by Bistro Lamazou and makes Chicken Tagine with Chef Abdel Makdad.


Tony Tantillo at Dogmatic (CBS 2)

Tony Tantillo’s Dining Deal: Dogmatic

In this edition of Tony Tantillo’s Dining Deal, Tony shows off some of the franks at “Dogmatic,” a restaurant just west of Union Square, that doesn’t use any nitrates or hormones in its gourmet hot dogs.


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Tony’s Table: Spicy Chicken

CBS 2’s Tony Tantillo helps you turn up the heat in your kitchen with this spicy chicken recipe.


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Tony’s Table: Browned Chicken Thighs And Yukon Gold Potatoes

In this weeks edition of Tony’s Table, CBS 2’s Tony Tantillo cooks chicken thighs and yukon gold potatoes.


Tony's Table: Adara

Tony’s Table: Demystifying Molecular Gastronomy From Adara

In this segment of Tony’s Table, CBS 2’s Tony Tantillo brings in Tre Ghoshal to talk science, desserts and Ghoshal’s restaurant, Adara.


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Tony’s Table: Stuffed Rigatoni

Stuffed Rigatoni (with a nice cherry tomato cream sauce, fresh asparagus and pancetta) Recipe courtesy of Joe Salimeni, Executive chef/manager Cotta-Bene Pizzeria and Restaurant, 291 3rd Ave., Brooklyn


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Tony’s Table: Chicken Cacciatore

CBS 2’s Tony Tantillo whips up a delicious Italian chicken classic!


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Tony’s Table: Orecchiette Pasta & Tomatoes

CBS 2’s Tony Tantillo shows you how to make this hearty and delicious pasta dish.


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Tony’s Table: Classic Fettuccine Bolognese

In the mood for some Fettuccine Bolognese? Cbs 2’s Tony Tantillo has you covered.


Tony's Table: Rao's Restaurant

Tony’s Table: Rao’s Restaurant

In this segment of Tony’s Table, CBS 2’s Tony Tantillo brings Chef Dino Gatto from Rao’s Restaurant.


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Tony’s Table: Paccheri al Baccalà From PizzArte Pizzeria

CBS 2’s Tony Tantillo heads to PizzArte, where he sees Chef Pasquale Cozzolino cook up some Paccheri al Baccalà.


Tortellini Con Brodo

Tony’s Table: Tortellini Con Brodo

CBS 2’s Tony Tantillo and Kristine Johnson cook up some Tortellini Con Brodo in the new studio.


Linguine con le vongole

Tony’s Table: Linguini Con Le Vongole

Tony’s Table headed to the East Village on Tuesday, to little gem of a trattoria called “Il Bagatto.” What we have is a rustic Italian dish that’s easy to make — and bound to have your family asking for more.


Tony's Table: Costoletta Alla Milanese (credit: CBS 2)

Tony’s Table: Costoletta Alla Milanese

CBS 2’s Tony Tantillo shows you how to make Costoletta Alla Milanese




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