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Italian-American Inspired St. Patrick’s Day

Written on March 13, 2014

We love Italian food, but that doesn’t mean we can’t go green for St. Patrick’s Day! Here are a few delicious, gorgeously green Italian-American dishes you can try at home:

Italian-American Inspired St. Patrick’s Day

Tomato & Mozzarella Green Bean Salad

Chicken Pesto Genovese (depicted above)

Grilled Marinated Artichokes

Spinach & Artichoke al Forno

We invite you to the warm atmosphere at Maggiano’s Little Italy for your next meal or special occasion. We also invite you to join our E-club, like us on Facebook, follow us on InstagramTwitter and Pinterest, and watch us on YouTube for more recipes and ideas.


Maggiano’s Memorable Events: Italian-American Valentine’s Day Menu

Written on January 23, 2014

Where should we make reservations? Should we cook at home? Flowers? Chocolate? Pasta?
It’s that time of year where we start looking for Valentine’s Day inspiration. We stirred up a tasty menu to help you show your loved ones how much you care.

Handcrafted Seasonal Sangria

Goat Cheese & Olive Bruschetta

Main Course
Taylor Street Baked Ziti (try it with heart shaped pasta!)

Godiva Chocolate Crème Brûlée

Don’t want to cook? No problem! Impress that special someone with our That’s Amore! Meal for Two – a romantic three-course meal available February 10th – 16th. Enjoy any Appetizer, Flatbread or two Side Salads in the first course. The main course follows with a selection of entrées. For dessert, choose a dessert to share, and don’t forget your two glasses of wine! Make reservations here.

Maggiano's memorable events: italian-american inspired Valentines Day menu

We look forward to seeing you at Maggiano’s Little Italy this Valentine’s Day season! We invite you to like us on Facebook, follow us on InstagramTwitter and Pinterest, and watch us on YouTube for more recipes and ideas.


Little Italy Favorites: Taylor Street Baked Ziti Recipe

Written on January 20, 2014

We love our On the House Classic Pastas! Available all day and every day when you dine in at participating locations, you can choose one Classic Pasta today and take another home for tomorrow…compliments of your chef! Enjoy our Taylor Street Baked Ziti recipe from our table to yours.

Little Italy Favorites: Taylor Street Baked Ziti Recipe

Serves 3 -4
16 oz ziti pasta
20 oz canned or fresh marinara sauce
2 oz olive oil
1 oz butter
1 lb ground Italian sausage
1 oz chopped basil
2 Tbsp minced garlic
8 oz shredded Mozzarella
1 cup white wine
3 Tbsp grated Parmesan
12 oz diced tomatoes
1 basil sprig

Place ziti Pasta in boiling water and cook as stated on the back of the packaging or until your desired al dente. Place the Olive Oil into a heated sauté pan over medium-high heat and cook the Italian sausage.
Once the sausage is almost cooked, add the garlic and continue cooking for approximately 30 seconds. Add the white wine and bring to a simmer, reducing the wine until almost completely dry.
Lower the heat to medium, and add the diced tomatoes, marinara sauce, butter and chopped basil. Remove from the heat, and add the pasta and half of the Mozzarella. Then toss to blend.
Transfer to the baking dish and top with the remaining Mozzarella and Parmesan cheese.
Place underneath a broiler or in a convection oven for approximately 2-3 minutes until cheese is bubbly and golden brown. Garnish with basil sprig and serve immediately

Other Classic Pastas you’ll enjoy:
Spaghetti & Meatball
Mom’s Lasagna
Four-Cheese Ravioli
Baked Eggplant Parmesan
Fettuccine Alfredo
Mushroom Ravioli al Forno
and of course, Taylor Street Baked Ziti

You are always welcome to join us at Maggiano’s Little Italy for your next meal out or special event. We also invite you to like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and Pinterest, and watch us on YouTubefor more recipes and tips.

Maggiano’s Celebrates National Cake Day

Written on November 26, 2013

Today is National Cake Day and we couldn’t be more excited! It’s almost Thanksgiving, fall is in full swing, and now we have one more reason to be thankful as we indulge in one of our favorite types of dessert. Here are some of our favorite fall cake recipes to bake at home and delight guests:

White Chocolate Layer Cake with Cranberry Filling
Chocolate Ginger Cake with Bourbon Sauce
Cream Caramel Cake

Maggiano's mini chocolate zuccotto cake

If baking isn’t your forte…
Whether dine-in, carryout, or delivery featuring our N.Y. Style Cheesecake, Nonna’s Toasted Pound Cake, or our classic Chocolate Zuccotto Cake, Maggiano’s Little Italy has a cake to satisfy your celebratory needs. So indulge in a little cake with friends to sweeten your day- after all, it’s National Cake Day! And don’t forget, Maggiano’s famous Chocolate Zuccotto Cake and Cheesecake can be ordered as whole cakes.

You’re invited to celebrate Thanksgiving at our place or yours. Please join us at Maggiano’s Little Italy for menu details.
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