BEST NYC PASTA: IF CARBS ARE FOR QUITTERS THEN I'M QUITTING!

A comprehensive guide to some of the most scrumptious pasta dishes that New York City has to offer. We have had the pleasure of devouring these bowls of goodness and we can tell you first hand that they won't disappoint! Feast you're eyes on these bad ass bowls of noodles.

BAR PRIMI

The food here is off the charts! Bar Primi, located in NoHo, this trendy Italian shop offers homemade pasta dishes that will blow your mind. The crowd is trendy and chic but equal parts accessible and fun. With antipasti appetizers and a pasta focused menu, you're sure to have a quality evening out with friends, pasta and wine. 

OUR RECOMMENDATIONS: Spaghetti pomodoro with parmigiano reggiano // Linguine with 4 cloves of garlic and breadcrumbs // Bucatini with Lamb amatriciana

EATALY

Eataly is a safe haven for foodies. There are six restaurants situated within this busy Italian marketplace but their "La Pasta & La Pizza" restaurant is definitely a standout. Located in the Flatiron district, be prepared to embrace the busy crowds and hungry foodies. We suggest putting your name down for a table and then walking around the food aisles where you'll find authentic olive oils from Italy, fresh cut pasta and hot crusted bread. Don't forget to pick up some delicious meats and cheeses on your way out! 

OUR RECOMMENDATIONS: Spaghetti Cacio e Pepe // Pappardelle al Ragu di Agnello // Tagliatelle al Ragu di Manzo

SOTTO 13

Are you looking real deal Italian pasta? If so, this is the place to go! Oh, and their brunch is pretty spectacular as well. Tucked away in the West Village is one of our favorite places to eat hand-crafted pasta, Sotto 13. With a beautiful ambiance and outdoor patio during the summer months, this local Italian spot makes for the perfect date night. Sotto 13 offers an extensive wine list, small plates as well as flavor packed pasta dishes that will blow your mind. 

OUR RECOMMENDATIONS: Olive Oil Poached Octopus · With Fava bean, crushed potato, olives and lemon aioli // Carbonara · Fresh-cut bucatini, duck pancetta, cured egg yolk, pecorino & parmigiana // Grandma's Fettuccine · Bolognese, parmigiano & love

DEL POSTO

Del Posto is pure elegance. Dare we say this might be one of our favorite restaurants in all of New York City! Located in the heart of Chelsea, Del Posto is owned by famous chefs Mario Batali & Joe and Lidia Bastianich. The ambiance screams European luxury. When you walk in expect the perfect lighting, impeccable service and an Italian dining experience unlike any other. Del Posto holds the coveted Relais & Chateaux distinction, a 5 Diamond Award from AAA, and the Grand Award from the Wine Spectator. If your going big, we recommend splurging on their Five-Course Tasting Menu that is $149 per guest and requires the entire tables participation. They also have an additional Wine Pairing option. Did we mention they also have a Vegan Tasting menu? We are constantly impressed by this establishment and we are positive this will be one of your favorite dining experiences to date. Thank us later :)  

OUR RECOMMENDATIONS: Truffled Beef Carne Cruda  // Orecchiette with Lamb neck sausage and ricotta // Bauletti Roman sheep's milk ricotta & black truffle butter