Although marathoners use pasta to "carbo-load" before a big race, ravioli running shorts have failed to catch on because of their aerodynamic drag and poor wicking capacity. Enjoy Italy’s palatable pleasures without breaking a sweat with today's Groupon: for $15, you get $35 worth of authentic Italian fare at Via Moto in Santee.
Via Moto combines the concept of speedy service with a menu of authentic Italian provender made from fresh, imported ingredients. Made-to-order selections include Chicken Paninis, packed with mozzarella, avocado, pesto, and arugula ($8.50). Devourable wedges of Pizza Napoletana buckle under the weight of smoked mozzarella, tomatoes, chicken, olives, and capers ($9.75), and Pizza Funghi outfits itself in mushrooms and white-truffle oil ($9.50). Order up al dente delicacies such as Spaghetti Puttanesca, made with olives, capers, anchovies, and tomato sauce ($8.95). Chicken Parmesan ($12.75) comes with a side of pasta and fresh sautéed veggies, and an order of Mama's Turkey Meatballs ($12.95) provides a trio of savory spheroids, forcing hungry jugglers to make tough choices.
Additionally, Via Moto’s frequently updated variety of craft beers and vinos populates full glasses or bottles of wine, keeping customer throats limber during Latin soliloquies, vespers, and limerick readings.