Tasty tidbits about Mario Batali, Julia Child and a brand new whiskey

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FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Celebrity chef Mario Batali was spotted dining with his two sons at Homaro Cantu’s new iNG restaurant on West Fulton Market Tuesday night. … Kiki’s Bistro on Franklin — one of Our Town’s best places to find classic French cuisine — appropriately is hosting “Julia Child Restaurant Week,” actually two weeks (Thursday through Aug. 31), honoring what would have been the 101st birthday of the legendary TV chef, cookbook author and noted connoisseur of French cooking. … Delilah’s, Mike Miller’s popular Chicago bar will celebrate it’s 20th anniversary Aug. 29 by launching a limited release of Compass Box whiskey. In the words of Compass Box founder John Glaser, “Mike likes it because it’s a great style of whiskey to drink as a shot with a beer!”

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