The Words to Know If You Love Italian Food
Quick! An Italian lesson:
Pasta fatta a mano: Pasta made by hand.
Pasta fatta in casa: Pasta made in-house.
Those are the phrases you want to see and hear when you’re dining in an Italian establishment—you’ll know the pasta is fresh and the staff takes its work seriously. Funke’s team uses the most basic, classic tools to produce theirs, which you can see both in the photos below and in action over at Yahoo Travel.
Despite a strict no cell-phone rule, tables at Funke’s restaurant are in high demand, and Eater just ranked Bucato among the 38 essential Los Angeles restaurants. Just goes to show: Eating honest-to-goodness handmade pasta is more important than Instagramming honest-to-goodness handmade pasta.