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2011-09-22 11 views
In my honest opinion, pasta is just, pasta. For a quick, satisfying yet inexpensive pasta fix, I always look to Pastamania. I've been to the outlets at Lot 1 and at Causeway Point as well, but the standard varies, and I think the ones at West Mall are done most suited to my preference.My favourite order is the Chicken Sausage, with pasta choice of fusilli and linguine, and I always ask to replace the green peas with Ham. Don't you just hate restaurants that do not allow such slight customization
My favourite order is the Chicken Sausage, with pasta choice of fusilli and linguine, and I always ask to replace the green peas with Ham. Don't you just hate restaurants that do not allow such slight customizations of dishes? That said, I guess I'm just that little over picky with my pasta - my boyfriend always has trouble getting my order right, heh. The pasta is always cooked just nice - not tough and undercooked, nor limpy and overcooked. I'm no fan of tomato-based pasta, but I thought the addition of tomato in the sauce actually complemented the dish, lightening the cream sauce slightly so you don't get sick from too much of it. The tomato flavour itself was not at all overwhelming, and gave the dish a very appealing blush.
The replacement of green peas with ham gave the dish a salty edge and is at an additional $1, but we have been charged more than $2 on several occasions. We always upgrade our pasta with a drink and soup, which is accompanied by toasted garlic bread. Though kind of watered down, the soup retains its flavor, and always arrives warm - a good time filler while we wait for the mains to be served up.
The banana chocolate dessert pizza at Pastamania is also fantastic. Melted chocolate and warm banana slices lends a sweet touch to the slightly salty thin and crispy doughy crust.