Can you imagine a time when spaghetti primavera was “the most talked about dish in Manhattan”? Or even discussed outside a conversation between a patron and the waiter taking the order? I certainly can’t. But the New York Times just put out an interesting piece on the dish and it’s heyday in the late 70′s. Apparently the spaghetti primavera at Le Cirque was a bonafide rock star.
Spaghetti Primavera is a Rock Star?
Le Cirque’s Spaghetti Primavera
Meant to be an expression of spring, the mad jumble of vegetables over pasta was mostly an expression of the death match between French and Italian cuisine. Click here for the full article.