“Pasta is one of the world’s most favourite foods! Spaghetti, lasagna, rotini, tortellini – there are over 600 known pasta shapes. It’s delicious, it’s nutritious, it’s versatile. It can be enjoyed as a main course, or as a side dish. Top it with your favourite sauce and mangiamo – let’s eat!”-nationalpastaday.com
Get your cardio in this week, folks! Francesca’s Restaurants will blow your mind this Friday, October 17th with their Pass the Pasta promotion. Enjoy the restaurant’s top five favorite pasta dishes for only $4 each. The Pass the Pasta dishes reflect Francesca’s most popular offerings over the past 22 years, and showcase the foundation of Francesca’s culinary philosophy – traditional Roman dishes prepared in a simple way with fresh, seasonal ingredients.
This one day only promotion is the perfect way to end the work week. Grab some friends and celebrate National Pasta Day the right way!
Pass the Pasta Dishes Include
Spaghetti con Asparagi
a light cream sauce, asparagus, and pine nuts
Rigatoni alla Siciliana
a spicy tomato sauce, garlic, parsley, roasted eggplant, and parmigiano
Rigatoni alle Verdure
wild mushrooms, cherry tomatoes, zucchini, eggplant, peppers, broccoli, escarole, garlic, olive oil, and pine nuts in an herb broth
Conchiglie alla Bavosa
shell shaped pasta sautéed with a light tomato basil sauce with melted mozzarella, olive oil, and parmesan cheese
Ravioli ai Spinaci
spinach filled pasta with a four cheese sauce, a touch of tomato sauce, and parmigiano
a glass or bottle of the following to go with your pasta!
Vicchiomaggio, “San Jacopo” Chianti Classico, Tuscany
Santa Julia “Reserva,” Malbec, Mendoza 2011
and the Prosciutto e Rucola Insalate while you wait for your pasta!