Various pastas are ideal for soaking up sauce, devouring cheese filling, or fashioning an impromptu spaghetti-wig to escape enraged and hungry guests. Enjoy mouthwatering multiplicity with today’s Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of handmade pastas at Borgatti’s Ravioli & Egg Noodles in the Bronx.
Three generations of the Borgatti family have filled the 75-year-old shop with handmade, boilable goods and welcoming waves of fragrance. Pasta twists, coils, or plans marinara-filled retirement as loving chefs knead and cut dough beneath the watchful gaze of family portraits. Concoct a dreamy ravioli dinner with a box of 27 ricotta-filled pasta pillows ($13) or host sausage and spinach sleepovers warmed by blankets of lasagna ($2.60/pound). Chicken noodle soup reaches zen-like totality when made with fresh egg noodles ($2.20/pound), while squid-ink pasta ($7.90/pound) lends an aura of mystery like Darth Vader in a sidecar.