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This classic Italian food is one of the most popular dishes in the world. Whether you’re looking for some delicious spaghetti carbonara or a fagioli soup, you can easily find the best choice for you on the Slice app!

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Andy's Pizza & Subs
4.8(7)
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$6.90 Delivery
9F Catoctin Cir SW, Leesburg, VA 20175
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Gregorio's Trattoria
4.8(222)
Closed
$3.00 Delivery
1428 North Point Village Ctr, Reston, VA 20194
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Ciao Osteria
New
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Free Delivery
14115 St Germain Dr, Centreville, VA 20121
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Gregorio's Trattoria
4.4(92)
Closed
$3.00 Delivery
7745 Tuckerman Ln, Potomac, MD 20854
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Two Chefs Pizza
4.7(646)
Closed
Free Delivery
5019 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22203
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The Original Ledo Restaurant
New
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Free Delivery
4509 Knox Rd, College Park, MD 20740
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The Diner
4.5(134)
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Free Delivery
105 Clinton Ave, Oakdale, PA 15071
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Big Boy
New
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$6.90 Delivery
10450 Telegraph Rd, Taylor, MI 48180
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Bella Mia Italian Cafe
New
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$6.90 Delivery
808 Wiggins Pass Rd, Naples, FL 34110
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Big Boy
New
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$6.90 Delivery
11587 Twelve Mile Rd, Warren, MI 48093
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Big Boy
New
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$6.90 Delivery
1720 E Sternberg Rd, Muskegon, MI 49444
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Big Boy
New
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$6.90 Delivery
3756 S Rochester Rd, Rochester, MI 48307
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Kay's Italian Restaurant
New
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1409 Lake Ariel Hwy, Lake Ariel, PA 18436
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Georgia's Restaurant & Pizza
New
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Free Delivery
291 Church St, Amston, CT 06231
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Paisano's Italian Restaurant
New
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113 N Chicago Ave, South Milwaukee, WI 53172
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Mamaroneck Diner Pizza Rstrnt
New
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Free Delivery
405 E Boston Post Rd, Mamaroneck, NY 10543
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Ntinos Pizzeria & Restaurant
New
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660 S Tamiami Trail, Venice, FL 34285
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Black Olive Restaurant & Pizzeria
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782 S Brewster Rd, Vineland, NJ 08361
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La Costa Verde
New
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5790 Transit Rd, Depew, NY 14043
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A Slice of New York
New
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338 Corey Ave, St Pete Beach, FL 33706
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Grand Cafe
New
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Free Delivery
2905 Stirling Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
Best Pasta in Chicago
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Moretti's Ristorante & Pizzeria
4.5(31)
Closed
$3.50 Delivery
6727 N Olmsted Ave, Chicago, IL 60631
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Leona's Pizzeria & Restaurant
New
Closed
$3.25 - $6.50 Delivery
3877 N Elston Ave, Chicago, IL 60618
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Leona's Pizzeria & Restaurant
New
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$3.99 Delivery
1236 E 53rd St, Chicago, IL 60615
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Caponies Trattoria
New
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Free Delivery
3350 N Harlem Ave, Chicago, IL 60634
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Don Rico's Jr
New
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$3.00 Delivery
5160 S Pulaski Rd, Chicago, IL 60632
Best Pasta in New York
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Trenta Tre Pizzeria
4.5(145)
Closed
Free Delivery
29 E 33rd St, New York, NY 10016
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Cafetal Social Club
4.8(18)
Closed
Free Delivery
285 Mott St, New York, NY 10012
Best Pasta in Houston
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Cicis Pizza
4.7(22)
Closed
$5.49 Delivery
6182 Hwy 6 N, Houston, TX 77084
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Cicis Pizza
3.7(8)
Closed
$5.49 Delivery
5901 Bellaire Blvd, Houston, TX 77081
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Cicis Pizza
3.8(8)
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$5.49 Delivery
7444 W Tidwell Rd, Houston, TX 77040
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Cicis Pizza
New
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$5.49 Delivery
111 Farm to Market 1960 Rd W, Houston, TX 77090
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Cicis Pizza
New
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$5.49 Delivery
10822 N Fwy, Houston, TX 77037
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Cicis Pizza
3.9(5)
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$5.49 Delivery
4400 North Fwy, Houston, TX 77022
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Cicis Pizza
New
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$5.49 Delivery
750 Gulfgate Center Mall, Houston, TX 77087
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Cicis Pizza
New
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$5.49 Delivery
1227 Fuqua St, Houston, TX 77089
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Cicis Pizza
New
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$5.49 Delivery
11803 Wilcrest Dr, Houston, TX 77031
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Tortoni Ristorante Italiano
New
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8412 Katy Fwy #310, Houston, TX 77024
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Pizzini's Italian Restaurant
New
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927 Mercury Dr, Houston, TX 77029
Best Pasta in Philadelphia
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Fingers & Wings Pizza
4.5(298)
Closed
$2.00 Delivery
3032 N 22nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19132
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Toto's Pizzeria
New
Closed
Free Delivery
6555 Greene St Ste 5, Philadelphia, PA 19119
Best Pasta in Baltimore
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Brendali Italian Ristorante
4.8(81)
Closed
$3.50 Delivery
1022 Light St, Baltimore, MD 21230
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Dimitri's Carry Out
4.7(156)
Closed
$3.45 Delivery
4135 Patterson Ave, Baltimore, MD 21215
Best Pasta in Las Vegas
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Ferraro's Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar
New
Closed
Free Delivery
4480 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89169

The History of Pasta

Pasta is one of the most popular foods in the world, but have you ever wondered where it comes from?

  • 30th century B.C. - Chinese had food that looked like noodles.

  • 4th century B.C. - an Etruscan tomb from the 4th century B.C. depicts people making food similar to pasta.

  • 13th century - Marco Polo brought it to Italy from China.

  • 14th century - writers started to make references to macaroni and ravioli in their books. For example, in The Decameron, there’s a story involving pasta chefs and a Parmesan cheese mountain.

  • 18th century - Neapolitans started to be called macaroni-eaters instead of leaf-eaters. And the main reason for this change, were the machines! The ones that were invented to make amazing macaroni, ravioli and lasagna.

In the meantime, the dish also made its way to the ‘New World’. Spanish explorers went on overseas journeys and brought it to America.

But, what’s amazing is that it was Tomas Jefferson who helped make it more popular. He first had a taste of macaroni while he was in Paris in the 1780s. He found it so delicious that he brought a macaroni machine back to America. Later on, in 1848, a factory was opened in Brooklyn.

Macaroni was a common dish during the Civil War as well, both for its taste and simplicity. Around that time, many people from Italy moved to America. Therefore, it’s no wonder that the dish expanded even more. Food like lasagna and spaghetti became very popular and continue to be to this day!

Types of Pasta

1) Penne


This one has the shape of a hollow cylinder and the edges are diagonally cut. The form resembles a pen, hence the name penne. It was first made in 1865 when Giovanni Battista Capurro acquired a patent for a machine that cuts diagonally.

The texture has ridges and is perfectly suitable for sauces. A popular dish is the Penne Ala Vodka. It comes with tomatoes, cheese, cream, and some vodka on top. However, most of the vodka evaporates during cooking.

Other sauces that go well with penne are marinara, arrabbiata, and pesto. There is also the “penne lisce,” which doesn’t have ridges and the pennoni which is wider.

If you’re in Long Beach, we suggest you try some delicious penne in West End Pizza & Restaurant. They also have a tasty Fagioli soup, lasagna, ravioli, and more!

2) Fusilli


The fusilli type is also known as rotini and it has a spiral shape. It got its name from the word “fuso” which means spindle. This one is a great fit for thick sauces like meat. It’s commonly found in cold salads.

There are some variants like the fusilli bucati which is hollow and bent into springs. Other types include the fusilli lunghi and fusilli Napoletani. The former is also twisted but longer like spaghetti and the latter is flat and shaped around a spindle.

Popular Pasta Dishes

1) Primavera


This dish is a combination of penne and vegetables and it has an interesting origin story. It’s actually an American meal that was invented in 1975. Sirio Maccioni and two other chefs went to Canada where they cooked for Baron Carlo Amato and his guests.

What came out of the cooking that day is the dish we now know as Primavera. Maccioni brought the recipe back to New York and his restaurant Le Cirque. However, it became famous when the recipe was included in a New York Times article two years later.

2) Fagioli


This is a traditional Italian soup made with pasta and beans. It is usually done with ditalini or elbow macaroni. The other main ingredients are the beans. These can be borlotti beans or cannellini beans.

This soup is very easy to make and it doesn’t take a lot of time. When people prepare it at home, they could use dried beans but also canned ones. The soup base often has garlic, celery, tomatoes, carrots, onions, and olive oil.

3) Pesto


This one is made by simply combining pesto sauce and pasta. The pesto sauce typically includes basil, pine nuts, garlic, olive oil, coarse salt, and hard cheese. You can have the meal warm or cold, and it can be both a side dish or a main dish.

4) Carbonara


Carbonara is made with cheese, pepper, eggs, and pork. It is typically combined with spaghetti but other options include rigatoni, bucatini, and more. The meat could be pancetta though bacon is commonly used as well.

The name stems from the word “carbonaro” which means “charcoal burner" in Italian. Its origin is usually traced back to Lazio and it is often described as a “Roman Dish”. The use of the term carbonara was first recorded in 1950, in the Italian newspaper called “La Stampa”.

There is a great place in Rocky Hill, called Michel Angelo's Pizzeria where you can try some mouthwatering Carbonara. They also have a flavorsome Primavera dish, Bolognese, Ala Vodka, and others.

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