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Jan 4, 2011 11:29 AM

Best homemade pasta in Philly?

I have a soul shaking hankering for some incredible pasta. Please tell me where to go.

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  1. I've never been there Michael Symon reccomends Vetri says it's the best pasta he's ever had, I've heard other good things about them as well. I'm definitly going to try it next time I'm up that way.
    But, as far as the best pasta, it's hard to beat making it yourself :)

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    1. re: shaharidan

      lol i see you list Vetri as one of your top 5, so I guess you already know. :)

    2. I love the pasta at Osteria as well, but they are smaller portions.

      1. Osteria and Le Virtu are my two favorites.

        1. If you're not looking to descend into a food coma, i've always enjoyed the pastas at La Viola.
          The plates I gravitate to there are lighter than many of the other restaurants in town, but not lacking the least in flavor and some of the fairest prices in CC.

          1. Vetri's pasta is incredible, but very expensive. His two less expensive restaurants, Osteria and Amis, also have wonderful pasta.

            We love the pasta at LeVirtu, on Passyunk Ave in South Philly. We haven't been there for a while, but we always enjoyed the homemade pasta at Tre Scalini, a few doors away.

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            1. re: sylviag

              Osteria has spaghetti ala Chitarra (cut over strings.) It is incredible. Ristorante Panorama used to serve it. I don't know if they still do. You can get the cutters (Citarra) at Fante's.

              We bought one years ago near 9th at a little mom and pop store that sold bocce sets and stuff.