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Parmesan Sundays at Pescatore

Pescatore, located at 955 2nd Avenue in Midtown East, is celebrating their 20th Anniversary by offering a special two-course dinner menu every Sunday until the New Years. The $20 menu features a bowl of marinated olives, a basket of peasant whole wheat bread, a house salad and a traditional Italian Parmesan dish. Each Parmesan entrée...

312 Chicago Recipe: Orecchiette Pasta

Here’s a recipe for Orecchiette Pasta prepared by 312 Chicago executive chef Luca Corrazzina. In the video above, Corrazzina provides step-by-step instructions to make this Italian dish for four at home. Ingredients 1 pound of orecchiette pasta 1 bunch of broccoli rapini 3 oz julienne sun dried tomatoes 1 garlic glove sliced or chopped 6 oz mild Italian...

Salmon cream pasta

Here is a recipe for a tasty salmon cream pasta, that is surprisingly not too heavy. Normally the recipe calls for whipping or heavy cream, but milk can be substituted instead for a less heavy cream sauce. This recipe is pretty simple and makes a delightful dish for two (or three). Next time, I would...

Pesto with whole wheat pasta

A couple weeks ago, my mom gave me boxes dried whole wheat pasta. I decided to throw together a nice batch of Pesto with Whole Wheat Penne Pasta using some frozen pesto I found in the freezer. I bought the pesto from Whole Foods Market a while back, had thrown it in the freezer, and...

Noodles and Co., Chicago, IL

There was one last place I had to dine at before leaving Chicago. My brother told me about this fast food noodle restaurant, Noodles and Co. The theme of the restaurant is all things noodle or pasta from various regions. The food is not mind blowing but it’s pretty good, especially for a fast food...