Food and Nutrition
5 Facts for Pastas Lovers
Dec 2, 2013 - 3:05:57 PM
"What's not to love about pasta? Even those who try to cut it out of their diet end up coming back around, it's just that good," explains Ryan Fichter, the executive chef at Rialto, a new Italian restaurant in Georgetown. "In addition to being tasty, pasta is also affordable, versatile, and simple to work with. Even those with limited culinary experience can create a great meal using pasta as the bases."
Here are 5 interesting facts, according to the National Pasta Association, for all pasta lovers:
"We in America love our pasta and once you see the facts it makes it all so clear," adds Chef Fichter. "Think about your top favorite dishes to eat. There is a good chance that pasta is one of them, if not more. It's been around a long time and is here to stay and continue to bring comfort to many."
Rialto, a new restaurant located at 2915 M Street NW, offers gift cards. They are located in an historic building the heart of Georgetown. The restaurant offers world-class Italian food and an upscale atmosphere. The décor is unique, custom made, and most of the items have been imported from Europe. The restaurant features partially open kitchens, fresh pasta, imported specialty ingredients, fresh seafood, and a cheese counter. The menu offers a variety of meat, seafood, and vegetarian options, served in both family style and piattini style (small dishes) to encourage sharing. To learn more, visitwww.RialtoDC.com.
Rialto is an authentic Italian restaurant located in the heart of Georgetown in Washington D.C. The menu features a variety of authentic Italian dishes with a contemporary touch. The restaurant's Executive Chef is Ryan Fichter, who has years of experience in the industry. The restaurant was started by serial entrepreneurs Ben Kirane, and Moe and Joe Idrissi, who also owns Thunder Burger & Bar, and Bodega Spanish Tapas & Lounge, both located in the heart of Georgetown. To learn more, visit www.RialtoDC.com.
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National Pasta Association. Pasta Facts. <http://pastafits.org/pasta-
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