Pasta with a purpose at Aunt Jake’s Little Italy

Growing up my favorite food was always spaghetti and meatballs. When we went out to eat: spaghetti. Family dinner at the new Asian place down the street?: “Do you guys have spaghetti?” It was always the same: spaghetti or bust. Not to say I was a boring kid, I just liked what I liked!

Obviously things have changed significantly over the years having shifted the blog to more cuisine-inspired posts, not to mention visiting a couple different countries and learning about the infinite world of food.

But one thing still remains the same: I still freaking love pasta. Which is why I was immediately drawn to Aunt Jake’s the moment I walked in the door.

Made fresh daily, this newly-opened Little Italy gem hand-rolls some of the greatest pasta I’ve had in my life (main photo: burrata-stuffed ravioli with pesto sauce). And as you know, I take this pasta stuff very seriously, so.

The concept is a create your own pasta type-deal with their eclectic menu options of pastas (some I have never even heard of) and sauces. Aunt Jake’s also has some appetizer options and some heavy-hitting sandwiches.

Beets and Saba salad to start:

Artichokes and Avocado Toast with lemon zest and chives:

Meatball Hero Parmesan with Pecorino cheese:

Beet Pappardelle pasta with Roasted Garlic Pecorino sauce:

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Kaitlin Duffy is a writer from Cleveland. When she's not blogging or pondering the great complexities of the world and outer space, she is finding rare vinyl steals, visiting new places, laughing often, Instagramming everything in sight, watching movies, or working on her first feature Port de Cleve.