Pasta Week

October 13-19, 2013

Savor the Pasta-bilities at Tropicana’s Pasta Week, Dining venues offer seven days of satisfying and delicious pasta specialties

Casual Dining

Carmine's NYC’s legendary family-style restaurant knows a thing or two about great pasta. Select from a full family-style menu of pasta including these featured dishes: Shrimp and Scallops Scarpariello with rosemary, oregano, shallots and garlic with Shrimp and Scallops over your choice of pasta $46.50, Quattro Formaggi with sundried tomatoes and sweet peas for $30.50, Mixed Seafood an array of lobster, clams, shrimps, mussels, and calamari with garlic, basil and parsley in Red or White sauce with choice of pasta $51.50, Ragu a basic tomato sauce cooked for 5- 6 hours with Shredded beef, Meatballs, Italian Sausage, and Braciola over your choice of pasta $33.50, Rigatoni Country Style a mixture of Italian pork sausage, onion, cannellini beans, broccoli, prosciutto and garlic $32.50

Broadway Burger Bar Don’t let the name fool you. These burger buffs also have a winning way with pasta. In celebration of Pasta Week, Broadway Burger Bar is offering Fettuccini Bolognaise served with organic greens for $12.95. Or choose the Shrimp Scampi over Fettuccini served with organic greens for $22.95. Be sure to try their Macaroni & Cheese with Short Ribs.

Chickie’s & Pete’s Try Chickie’s & Pete’s famous red sauce in one of these famous dishes: Mussels Red $12.95, Fried Calamari $10.95, Clams Red $10.95, Parm Sandwich $9.95

Fiesta Buffet The Buffet will offer an extra selection of pastas on Sunday, October 13, Friday, October 18 and Saturday, October 19. Pile your plate with ravioli, stuffed shells, manicotti, seafood pasta, clams, mussels, meat balls, sausage and more for just $27.95.

Marketplace Express Savor Italy’s favorite coffee, LavAzza- an Italian Classic since 1895

Perry’s Pizza – choose from a variety of gourmet pizzas and Stromboli starting at $3.50

Rí Rá Irish Pub Rí Rá proves you don’t have to be Italian to have a way with pasta. Swing by this spirited Irish bar for an appetizer of Linguini and Irish Mussels. The dish features mussels with rashers, chopped leeks and cherry tomatoes, tossed in an Irish cream sauce with linguini for just $10.95. For $13.95 you can enjoy an entrée portion of Irish Carbonara made with penne pasta, leeks, bacon and chopped rasher, topped with an egg and tossed in a carbonara sauce. Big appetites will be amply satisfied with the $15.95 Irish Mac and Cheese with mushrooms, Irish cheddar, garlic and cream topped with house panko topping. Add chicken for $4 or steak for $5.

Seaside Cafe Throughout the Pasta Week promotion, Seaside Café will offer A Three-Course Pasta Dinner complete with salad, pasta and dessert from noon until closing. The cost? A mere $15.95.

Tony Luke’s – Try our Mixed Veggie made with Broccoli Rabe, Spinach, Sweet Peppers, Fried Onions and Marinara for $8.99

Zeytina -  Select from a wide variety of authentic Italian market items including Italian meats and cheeses, gelato, tiramisu, and more.

Fine Dining

Cuba Libre Restaurant and Rum Bar Pasta Week gets spicy with Ravioles al Pesto Casero. This Latin-inspired dish features half-moon ravioli filled with roasted West Indian calabaza squash, mascarpone and goat cheese. The ravioli is topped with a fresh sauce of basil and toasted pumpkin seed pesto, and served with pickled baby string beans and smoked potatoes. This flavor extravaganza is yours for $18.75.

Il Verdi Indulge with a four-course Tasting Menu for $35.00 per person plus tax and gratuity. This dining experience is available on Sunday, October 13, Friday, October 18 or Saturday, October 19. Entrée options include cavatelli with jumbo lump crabmeat, linguine with red or white clam sauce, fresh gnocchi or the pasta of the day. For reservations call 1-800-345-8767.

The Palm Select from The Palm’s Classic Italian menu featuring their signature Chicken Parmigiana ($32.90) and Veal Martini with shallots, mushroom, fresh and sun-dried tomatoes, white wine, marasala wine, and basil ($33.90).

Retail Specials

A Time for Wine- Nothing pairs with pasta like red wine! Receive 15% off your favorite bottle. Accents- Accessorize from a variety of Versace and Prada sunglasses as well as Montegrappa Italian designer pens.

AKA- Men, try some Italian designers on for size including Bugatchi and Mantoni.

Bluemercury- Looking for some Eau de Italiano? Bring home a bottle of Acqua di Parma cologne or Tocca perfume at Bluemercury Spa.

Old Farmer’s Almanac- Serve your pasta and eat it too! Take home a pasta bowl set including one large serving bowl and 4 small pasta bowls for just $49.95. Top off your purchase with any 3 Stone Wall Kitchen simmering sauces and receive 20% off all three sauces. Talk of the Walk- Shop from a selection of Italian made shoes including designers like Franco Sarto, Modzori, Vaneli and more.