Where to Eat Fresh Pasta

Eat fresh pasta at Monzu Fresh Pasta in East Village and Maestoso in Hillcrest.

MONZU FRESH PASTA, 455 Tenth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101/www.monzufreshpasta.com

New specials available now:

  • Roman-style Cacio e Pepe Spaghetti: available all day Thursday only (“Solo il giovedi”)
  • Lasagna lunch with a side of salad and bread, available Tuesday through Thursday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Available throughout fall:

  • Shi-Zola Ravioli: stuffed with shiitake mushrooms and Gorgonzola cheese, garnished with walnuts
  • Pumpkin and Taleggio Ravioli
  • Pumpkin-Lemon mouse with Amaretti crumble (dessert item)

MAESTOSO, 1040 University Avenue, San Diego, CA 92103/www.maestoso.com

Available throughout fall:

  • Butternut Squash Steak with red beet and ginger puree, topped with seasonal/market vegetables
  • Pumpkin Risotto with lamb tenderloin
  • “Soup Invernale” – celery root soup, red wine reduction and nutmeg
  • “Chestnut rocher” – this savory quenelle is flavored with bits of chestnuts throughout and will pop up intermittently on Maestoso’s passaggi cart during fall.
  • Pumpkin spice French Toast (Sunday brunch only)
  • As we near winter, Maestoso will also offer mulled wine

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