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Pasta meal for pre-marathon fueling (with options for non-runners also)

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Pasta meal for pre-marathon fueling (with options for non-runners also)

tex.s.toast | Aug 21, 2012 07:46 AM

We're coming into town in November for the marathon, and while some of our group are running and looking for un-fussy pastas for the night before, we'd like to make the most of the visit and find an optimal spot for dinner.

We'll be staying near Rittenhouse Square, will have a car but would prefer not to use it or at least not to travel too far. I did some research but the suggestions seemed to be for further flung areas/quite old, and some of the recommended spots near where we were staying looked great, but a solid pasta option was elusive (for example, Matyson looked ideal for me - the non-runner - but is not a great choice for us because the runners will want pasta.)

We're coming from NYC, so if there were things that Philly does really well that we dont get as much of up here, all the better, but we're far from opposed to a red-sauce (or nicer) italian place, or anywhere with great pastas.

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