Savor: Butta la pasta!

BY Cole Dittmer

Looking for some fine Italian cuisine around town? Check out any of these popular establishments:

Nicolas: Italian with a twist owner and head chef Nick Fittari says the Pasta Sofia was named for and conceived by one of his daughters. The light flavorful dish is composed of homemade linguine spinach garlic pine nuts squash zucchini tomatoes and prosciutto tossed in a light olive oil. On Oleander Drive visit or phone 910-798-2205.

Terrazzo Trattoria owned by Michael and Maria Accettato features authentic Italian fare and pizzas from many of Italys distinctive regions. Dishes range from Marsala glazed Salmon to classic penne arrabiati. Located at Landfall Center peruse menus online at or call at 910-509-9400.

Glorias Italian Restaurant now open on Wrightsville Avenue takes pride in making everything on its menu from scratch down to the foundation of many Italian dishes pasta. Glorias also serves aromatic house made Italian bread baked to golden perfection. For more information phone 910-470-7057 no reservations.

Osteria Cicchetti offers traditional Northern Italian mushroom and marsala-stuffed ravioli brick-oven pizzas and an antipasto bar with various formaggi and salumi options. Located in The Forum Osteria Cicchetti has a rustic setting that evokes the Tuscan countryside. For more information call 910-256-7476 or visit or make reservations at

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