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 With Stephanie: Prosciutto Halibut

Tony and Stephanie Tantillo have a tasty idea for you to try at home.


Tony’s Table: Italian Style Comfort Food

A pasta dish is never a bad thing, especially when CBS2’s Tony Tantillo is involved. This specialty pasta is unique because it has small holes

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Tony’s Table: Calamari And Heirloom Tomato Salad From Aquavit

A delicious dish, perfect for this time of year.


Tony’s Table: Salmon With Asparagus And Pasta

If you like salmon and asparagus, you’ll love this dish.


Tony’s Table: Tony’s Hot Tomatoes

Try this spicy side dish chock full of fresh vegetables and you won’t be disappointed.


Tony’s Table: Basque Chorizo Braised With Onions And Cider

Capture the romance of Spain with this culinary treat from La Fonda del Sol.


Tony’s Table: Not-So-Secret Sauce

After seeing how easy it is to make Tony’s sauce, you’ll never buy a jar again!


Tony’s Table: Happy Clams

You’ll be happy too once you taste Tony’s clams dish.


Tony’s Table: Neapolitan Pasta With Chickpeas

CBS 2’s Fresh Grocer Tony Tantillo suggests cooking up this treat which he says tastes even better the second day.


Tony’s Table: Watermelon Salad Recipe

With the hot summer days upon us, it’s a perfect time to cool off with this tasty treat.


Tony’s Table: Zuppa di Pesce

CBS 2’s Tony Tantillo makes this delicious seafood stew courtesy of Il Postino.


Tony’s Table: Salsa a La Tony

CBS 2’s Tony Tantillo shows you how to make fresh salsa.


Tony’s Table: Fresh Squid Ink Pasta with Shellfish

Tony Tantillo makes black fettuccine allo scoglio for two a.k.a. fresh squid ink pasta with shellfish.


Tony’s Table: Pasta With Artichoke Hearts & Tomatoes

CBS 2’s Fresh Grocer Tony Tantillo cooks up a healthier take on a pasta dish that’s perfect for the summer heat.


Tony’s Table: Tony’s Summer Pasta

CBS 2’s Tony Tantillo cooks up this summertime favorite.