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Place to buy fresh pasta?

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readytocook Aug 2, 2010 05:01 AM

Is there a place (prefer Mont Co- but interested in DC/Balt too) to buy fresh pasta ready to cook?

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  1. woodleyparkhound RE: readytocook Aug 2, 2010 05:25 AM

    Vace sells it. (Locations in Cleveland Park and also Bethesda.)

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      daves_32 RE: woodleyparkhound Aug 2, 2010 05:49 AM

      I have had good luck with the pastas that Copper Pot Food Co. makes. I know that he is at the White House farmers market on Thursdays.

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      justaddwater RE: readytocook Aug 2, 2010 06:42 PM

      You can't buy "fresh pasta." You make it. The difference is night and day. Litteri's sells durum flour and Sonoma sells the Atlas machines to roll it out.

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        hill food RE: justaddwater Aug 2, 2010 08:05 PM

        jaw: yeah but what a pain, kinda fun, but a pain (the clean-up that is).

        rtc: Call the Canales in the Eastern Market, give them a few days notice and they can customize the flavor of the pasta and the fillings for the ravioli and tortellini if you want to get really particular. usu. a wide range of choice (basic to special) over the counter on a walk-in basis.

        older thread, but still valid
        http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/6594...

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        Hts2804 RE: readytocook Aug 3, 2010 09:54 AM

        In Cockeysville, Fazzini's makes all of their own pasta and has it available to buy uncooked in a refrigerator. I would call ahead to reserve a special type.

        1. MsDiPesto RE: readytocook Aug 3, 2010 10:01 AM

          Sfizi, next to La Dolce Vita, has fresh pasta:
          10826 Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA 22030

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          La Dolce Vita Cafe
          50 Carroll Creek Way Ste 150, Frederick, MD 21701

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            bukowski333 RE: MsDiPesto Aug 4, 2010 09:58 AM

            you'll be going to more trouble to get it, than to make it. Takes about 30 min. and it really is better.

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            a1234 RE: readytocook Aug 6, 2010 07:24 AM

            Vace is good. Very high turnover, hence pretty fresh.

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