What's better than a big bowl of pasta? A big bowl of pasta with wine and prix-fixe. See below for the Prix-Fixe Pasta roundup:
Giano: This East Village restaurant combines both traditional and contemporary Italian dishes to give you the best of both worlds. Starting next week, they will be offering a prix-fixe Risotto Supper. For $19, you can get a bowl of their nightly Risotto (choice of two), and a glass of wine. This prix fixe dinner will kick off on Sunday, Nov 7th and continues throughout Winter.
126 East 7th St Between 1st Avenue and Avenue A
Spina: This other East Village Italian tapas restaurant, more commonly known as the "Fresh Pasta House," is offering an amazing pasta-tasting deal on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights. For just $25, you get two pasta dishes, a glass of wine, and biscotti for dessert (menu below).
175 Avenue B @ 11th St.
And they say a recession benefits no one. Tell that to my stomach.
Spina's Pasta-Tasting Prix Fixe Menu:
two pasta courses, glass of wine and
available tuesday through thursday
please select two:
roasted eggplant, tomato, scamorza
broccoli rabe, sausage
clams, cherry tomatoes, garlic, olive oil
al pesto Genovese, string beans, potatoes
PAGLIA E FIENO
tomato, basil, ricotta salata
Chateau Lafayette Reneau Proprietor’s Reserve
Chardonnay 2007 Finger Lakes, New York
Forstreiter Gruner Vetliner 2008 Kremstal, Austria
Fornas Pinot Grigio 2008 Friuli, Italy
Marchese Fumanelli Valpolicella Classico 2007 Veneto,
Mormoraia Chianti Colli Senesi 2007 Toscana, Italy
Finca el Origen Malbec Riserva 2007 Mendoza,
assorted italian cookies
Executive Chef: Roberto Patriarca