A beacon of American gastronomic excess, Italian-themed gourmet restaurant chain Olive Garden’s Never Ending Pasta Bowl promotion promised pasta lovers that their plates would never be empty. For $10.99 per person per meal, customers could sample as many pastas from the menu as they wished. (Proteins like meatballs were extra.)Read More →

One of my most treasured home decor items is my instant noodle rack, its contents displayed exactly as you would see in a convenience store. It takes up an entire section of my library and always contains at least four to five different instant noodles, from spicy Korean ramyun toRead More →

You might think pasta is a foolproof option, but these easy-to-implement tips could energize your weeknight dinner. Many people make pasta for their meals, and you might think it’s an easy and safe option. However, you’re probably making a lot of mistakes that might be easy to fix. Here areRead More →

Essentials Week highlights unexpected objects that improve our daily lives a little. My shoulders hurt. I’m a little out of breath. I can feel a light sweat beading on my forehead. I try not to sigh loudly because my partner has a work call a few feet away. I wonderRead More →

CHICAGO — Slowed down in recent years by keto and low-carb diets, pasta is making a comeback. While spirals, elbows and spaghetti made from durum wheat (semolina) comforted many in the early months of the pandemic, it’s the new formulations that are fueling innovation in chilled and frozen ready meals.Read More →