Time to get ready for National Pasta Month!

By: | 0 Comments | On: August 15, 2018 | Category: Good To Know

October 1st marks the official start of the best month of the year — National Pasta Month (NPM)! We saw some magnifico celebrations last year, with special LTO menu items and promotions taking advantage of excitement for one of America’s favorite comfort foods…pasta! The Buca di Beppo sweepstakes for a... more

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Pasta Encyclopedia: Linguine

By: | 0 Comments | On: August 15, 2018 | Category: Pasta Encyclopedia

Linguine is one of the best-known pasta shapes, a staple of Italian-American cuisine for decades. But did you know that the name translates to “little tongues?” Linguine is similar to spaghetti or fettucine in length, but is actually oval in cross-section. In contrast, spaghetti ala chittarra is square in cross-section,... more

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Coming soon: Barilla Legume Pasta

By: | 0 Comments | On: August 14, 2018 | Category: Product Updates/Promotions, Trending Now

As a reader of this newsletter, you probably know that we’ve been trying for a while to do our part to advance the “plant-forward” movement in foodservice. At Barilla we work every day to help advance the “plant-forward” movement in foodservice. We’re proud and excited to announce the launch of... more

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Tour the Italian Region of Trentino

By: | 0 Comments | On: July 16, 2018 | Category: Regional Italian Spotlight

Tour the Italian region of Trentino Alto Adige located in Northern Italy. Learn how this region’s cuisine is greatly influenced by its Austrian neighbors and the ingredients Trentino is famous for worldwide. Read More about this Italian region here.   more

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Regional Italian Spotlight: Calabria

By: | 0 Comments | On: April 26, 2018 | Category: Regional Italian Spotlight

In this series, we look more closely at a lesser-known region of Italy in every issue. As consumers continue to clamor for authentic, regional foods from Italy, it pays to be a step ahead! This month, we travel to southern Italy and to the region of Calabria. Located on the... more

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Trending Now: Tackling Food Waste

By: | 3 Comments | On: April 24, 2018 | Category: Trending Now

Chefs and restaurants have long been attuned to the issues of hunger and food insecurity. It’s only recently that the parallel issue of food waste has come into focus. The Wasted! documentary, and the work of a number of NGOs from ReFED to Natural Resources Defense Council have raised awareness... more

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