Martorano’s Celebrates National Pasta Month at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino
September 21, 2012 by VegasNews.com
This October Martorano’s inside Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, one of Las Vegas’ most high-energy restaurants, will offer special menu items in celebration of National Pasta Month.
Celebrity cook Steve Martorano has created a menu full of unique dishes, each served for only one week in October, to honor this month-long observance of all things pasta. The dishes will feature seasonal vegetables, nuts and, of course, several types of pasta and will supplement the traditional Martorano’s menu full of guest favorites. From Martorano’s bucatini and cauliflower, to hot and sweet sausage ziti, guests are sure to return every week to taste what’s next.
- Oct. 1 – Oct. 7:
- To kick-off the month Martorano’s serves traditional Tubetti pasta with fresh San Marzano tomatoes, peas, onions and a Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese ($18).
- Oct. 8 – Oct. 14:
- Bucatini and cauliflower are combined with pistachios, raisins and fresh garlic this week and then topped with toasted Italian bread crumbs and extra virgin olive oil ($25).
- Oct. 15 – Oct. 21:
- Spaghetti and eggplant are the stars of this simple dish which also features San Marzano tomatoes and homemade mozzarella ($24).
- Oct. 22 – Oct. 31:
- The month-long celebration concludes with a hot and sweet sausage ziti baked with hot and sweet sausage, peas, onions, mushrooms, San Marzano tomatoes and ricotta ($28).
Martorano’s has received numerous critical acclaim for its spectacular food since opening in 2007. Gourmet Magazine said, “Steve Martorano may just make the best meatball in the world.” The Rio location has also attracted a wide array of celebrities including Hollywood stars Matt Damon and Don Cheadle, NBA super-star Dwyane Wade and singer Cee Lo Green, among others. Martorano’s opens at 5:30 p.m. nightly and reservations can be made by calling 702.777.7740.
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