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Hosting “Cooking Today” this week, New York-based chef and restaurateur, John DeLucie is sharing some of his favorite people and topics with us. 

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John DeLucie - chef and proprietor of New York City's The Lion and Crown restaurants.

1 John DeLucie - chef and proprietor of New York City's The Lion and Crown restaurants.

Crown wine director, Jordan Salcito shares with John some of the wines currently on her radar.

2 Crown wine director, Jordan Salcito shares with John some of the wines currently on her radar.

Jordan is also the co-founder of Bellus Wines she brought the Bellus

3 Jordan is also the co-founder of Bellus Wines she brought the Bellus "Girasole" to discuss.

Barda Pinot Noir (Rio Negro, Patagoina)

4 Barda Pinot Noir (Rio Negro, Patagoina)

Marcel Deiss, Alsace Grand Cru

5 Marcel Deiss, Alsace Grand Cru "Burg" 2007 (really good and well priced, a field blend of lots of biodynamic vines, versatile).

Boisson-Vadot

6 Boisson-Vadot "Bourgogne Blanc" (declassified Meursault 1er Cru "les Cheveliers" vines)

Mother and daughter team, Marion and Rosanna Scotto talk about Fresco by Scotto their New York-based family run restaurant.

7 Mother and daughter team, Marion and Rosanna Scotto talk about Fresco by Scotto their New York-based family run restaurant.

Marion and Rosanna brought in their eggplant lasagna to share.

8 Marion and Rosanna brought in their eggplant lasagna to share.

The perfect cheese to sauce ratio.

9 The perfect cheese to sauce ratio.

Marion Scotto sharing the story of how her family got started in the restaurant business.

10 Marion Scotto sharing the story of how her family got started in the restaurant business.

Rosanna sharing some of the fun stories behind-the-scenes.

11 Rosanna sharing some of the fun stories behind-the-scenes.

John DeLucie speaking with the Scottos about food and family.

12 John DeLucie speaking with the Scottos about food and family.

Rosanna Scotto, co-host of FOX 5's Good Day New York, John DeLucie, and Marion Scotto, owner of Fresco by Scotto

13 Rosanna Scotto, co-host of FOX 5's Good Day New York, John DeLucie, and Marion Scotto, owner of Fresco by Scotto

Kicking off his first broadcast, John introduced us to the wine director at his restaurant Crown, Jordan Salcito.  Jordan, also the co-founder of Bellus Wines, brought in four fantastic wines currently on her radar and shared with us her story of how she got started in the wine business.

What goes better with great wine than delicious Italian food?  Good Day New York co-host Rosanna Scotto and her mother Marion Scotto treated the entire studio to delicious eggplant lasagna from their family restaurant, Fresco by Scotto.  Marion and Rosanna spoke with John about the connection food has with family, and what it’s like working with family in the restaurant business.

If you missed today's show, you have another chance to catch it today at 6 p.m. ET.

“Cooking Today,” airs live each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 3 p.m. ET / 12 p.m. PT, on Sirius XM 110. 

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