100 Favorite Dishes: No. 18 -- Whole Wheat Tagliatelle with Shrimp and Asparagus From Vic & Angelo's
As a countdown to the Best of Broward Palm Beach 2011, coming in June, Clean Plate Charlie is serving up a hundred of our favorite dishes in South Florida. Send your own nominations to Deirdra.Funcheon@BrowardPalmBeach.com.
No. 18: Whole Wheat Tagliatelle with Shrimp and Asparagus from Vic & Angelo's
Most pastas are like French-kissing your sister. They're better than nothing but they don't really satisfy. This pasta really satisfies.
At the Delray Beach branch of David Manero's contemporary
Intermezzo Lounge prior to Neil Degrasse Tyson
Wed., Nov. 16, 8:00pm
Italian-American trattoria, long strands of nutty-tasting tagliatelle
(meaning "to cut," from the region of Emilia-Romagna) are paired with
plump, thumb-sized shrimp, coins of al dente asparagus and sweet little
cherry tomatoes, then tossed with olive oil inflamed with hot chilies
and plenty of garlic. It's a riot of flavors in your mouth, yet no
single one overwhelms the others, a hallmark of properly prepared
Italian cuisine. It's also a lot more satisfying than French-kissing
your sister. And she'd probably like it too.
290 E. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach
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