Today is National Pasta Day. It is also National Pay Back a Friend Day. So maybe kill two birds with one stone and treat your pal to some lasagna.
Cincinnati may be a historically German city, but certainly does not lack when it comes to locally owned and operated Italian joints. From mom-and-pop shops to more established and swanky trattorias, there's a spot for every pasta lover in this town. Whether you like your pasta stuffed with cheese and meats or you prefer swirled up with some chunky homemade tomato sauce, this list of local Italian restaurants is sure to hit the spot.