History Behind the Holy Cannoli

June 16th, 2016
Cannoli

Cannoli are delicious!

The Cannolo, or little tube, is Italy’s best-known Sicilian pastry dish. It consists of a fried tube-shaped shell and is filled with a sweet cheese cream filling. Cannoli are a truly timeless dessert that will usher you back into the heart of ancient Sicily. Read the rest of this entry »

Three Wines to Pair with Maryland Crab Cakes

June 10th, 2016
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Traditionally, you pair a white wine with seafood, but with crab cakes you have options.

Figuring out the right wine to pair with your meal is sometimes a difficult task. The standard red meat red wine, seafood white wine doesn’t always hold up. What about salmon (red) or steak salad (white)? Then there’s the most important question any wine-loving Marylander absolutely needs the answer to: What wine should I pair with Maryland crab cakes? Thankfully the wonderful people at Basta Pasta have some suggestions to please all wine lovers. Read the rest of this entry »

Things to do in Baltimore County (Other Than Basta Pasta)

June 3rd, 2016
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Check some of these items off your to do list before and after your meal at Basta Pasta.

If you are looking for things to do in Baltimore County, whether it’s something to do before your dinner date at Basta Pasta, or an ideal day of fun for the whole family, you are in luck. Summers are chock full of events in the area, with more things to do in Baltimore County than one person or family could do in ten summers. To get an idea of all of the wonderful events going on in the area that keep the party going all summer long, read on.   Read the rest of this entry »

Things to do in Harford County (Other Than Basta Pasta!)

May 27th, 2016
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Check some of these items off your to do list before and after your meal at Basta Pasta.

Of course, if you live in or are visiting Fallston, the first thing you’re going to want to do is come enjoy some delicious Italian food in a casual restaurant environment here at Basta Pasta. That being said, there’s only so much time you can spend at a restaurant (although we sure won’t stop you from continuing to buy food and drinks). Here are a few things to do in Harford County before and/or after your delicious Italian meal. Read the rest of this entry »

Basta Pasta: Your Family Italian Restaurant for Summer

May 20th, 2016
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Bring the whole family to Basta Pasta this summer.

As school winds down for the summer, kids will be running wild across Maryland. As delighted as we’re sure you are to have your bright, shining balls of energy back at home for the next two months, we know it can also be a struggle to make dinner every night after entertaining them all day every day. With no homework weighing them down anymore, there’s plenty of time to take the family out for a nice, relaxing meal. Let Basta Pasta be the family Italian restaurant that provides that meal for you. Read the rest of this entry »

3 Ways to Celebrate Graduation with Your Favorite Italian Restaurant

May 11th, 2016
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Congrats, Class of 2016!

Basta Pasta is your favorite Italian restaurant, right? If it isn’t already, it will be by the end of this blog post. Buckle up! Read the rest of this entry »

More Italian Restaurant Specials from Basta Pasta Timonium

May 4th, 2016
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More specials! Italian restaurant specials here! Read all about em!

Hey there, Baltimore County. Didn’t think we forgot about you, did you? After spending last week laying out some of the awesome Italian restaurant specials over at our Fallston location, we wanted to come back this week for our good friends in Timonium. So! Baltimore county, Timonium, and surrounding areas! Gather ‘round the Internet machine for another piece of the best Italian restaurant specials on the block, at Basta Pasta Timonium. Read the rest of this entry »

The Best Italian Restaurant Specials at Basta Pasta Fallston

April 28th, 2016
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Looking for some awesome Italian restaurant specials? Well, lucky you!

Hey Harford County! (And anyone within reasonable driving distance to Fallston!) We have some great news for you. If you’re looking for some fantastically delicious Italian food without breaking the bank, you have certainly stumbled upon the right blog post. We wanted to take the time to highlight some awesome springtime specials that we have going on for you. We love our customers at Basta Pasta, so we’re super happy to offer these deals to show a little bit of appreciation. Read the rest of this entry »

Italian Catering with Basta Pasta Timonium

April 21st, 2016
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Basta Pasta can handle all of your catering needs.

Spring has sprung, and that means plenty of fun occasions, family gatherings, or maybe even work events. Whatever the occasion, there’s nothing that brings people together like a hot and delicious meal. Even better than that, think about a meal that requires little to no prep or cooking and hardly any cleanup, yet brings the ultimate comfort food. Sounds pretty good, right? Let us turn those dreams into reality with Italian catering from Basta Pasta Timonium. Read the rest of this entry »

Stress Less with Casual Italian Restaurants Like Basta Pasta

April 14th, 2016
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Take a breath and unwind at Basta Pasta.

April is National Stress Awareness Month, and what better way to de-stress than with the ultimate comfort food — Italian. Think about all the melty, cheesy goodness and the delightfully sinful carb overload of a pizza or pasta dish, and the obvious health benefits of a good glass of wine. Not to mention the best part, you don’t have to cook or clean up. Sounds pretty nice, right? Relieve some tension during Stress Awareness Month by choosing the best of the best casual Italian restaurants: Basta Pasta. Read the rest of this entry »