National Pizza and Pasta Month Events

CITY EVENTS
GO ROMA
848 N. State Street | Chicago, IL 60610| 312. 252. 9946 | Other locations include: Bolingbrook, Deer Park, Lincolnshire, Northbrook and Warrenville | FOR ALL LOCATIONS AND HOURS, visit www.goroma.net 

National Pizza and Pasta Month Specials
Pizza for a Year Giveaway
Saturday, October 2, 11:00 AM
ALL Go Roma Locations

In celebration of National Pizza Month, Go Roma is giving away Pizza for a Year (52 pizzas to be exact) to the first 52 customers at all six of their locations on Saturday, October 2 for a grand total of 16,224 pizzas.  Each location will open their doors at 11:00 AM and welcome the first 52 customers with 52 free pizza certificates—enough for 312 people to eat one pizza a week for an entire year. Go Roma will provide coffee, breakfast pastries and encouragement to those braving the lines early in the morning.  As an added bonus, Go Roma will raffle off one winner at each location to 6 lucky Facebook fans, the winners will be announced on Facebook on October 1.

Buy One Get One Free Pizza Mondays
Mondays, October 2010
Every Monday in October, all Go Roma locations will offer Buy One Get One Free pizzas.  Offer is good for dine-in or carry out (so customers can eat one now and get one free for later) and applies to both small and large pizza planks.

Pizza of the Week
As a way to test out new recipes and experiment with fresh ingredients and classic Italian flavors, Go Roma’s six locations will offer a special Pizza of the Week each week during the month of October. Specials are as follows:

October 1-10: Wise guy: Salami, Pepperoni, Italian Sausage, spicy giardianara, pizza sauce, mozzarella & Romano cheese
October 11-17: Shrimp Pesto Alfredo: Shrimp, fresh mushrooms, pesto alfredo sauce, mozzarella & Romano cheese. EVOO drizzle
October 18-24: Roma: Prosciutto, fresh mushrooms, fresh mozzarella, pizza sauce, mozzarella & Romano cheese. EVOO drizzle
October 25-31: 4 Cheese: Fresh Mozzarella, blue cheese, mozzarella & Romano cheese, pizza sauce

“Trick or Pizza”
Sunday, October 31
Go Roma’s concludes their Pizza Month celebration on Sunday, October 31, Halloween, by offering kids in costume the ultimate Trick or Treat score: Pizza.  Any child under 12 in costume that says the obligatory “Trick or Pizza!” will receive a complimentary child’s portion of Go Roma’s classic Cheese Pizza to dine-in or carry out.

ITALIASIA
Holiday Inn Mart Plaza | 15th Floor | 350 W. Mart Center Drive | Chicago, IL 60654 | 312.529.1157 | www.italiasiarestaurant.com 

Exclusive Seasonal Specials at Italiasia
October 1-31
Chicagoans can enjoy a unique dining experience and enjoy seasonal pizza and pasta specials along with signature dishes at Italiasia Restaurant in honor of National Pizza and Pasta Month.  Specials will include: Wild Herb and Woodland Mushroom Pizza (Tomato sauce, provolone, ricotta, mozzarella, fresh wild herbs, woodland mushrooms; $9) and Frutti di Mare with Roasted Sesame Seed Tagliolini (Shrimp and Scallops, bok choy, pea pods, carrots, edamame, long beans, cilantro sesame oil, chili oil; $23).

LA TRATTORIA DEL MERLO
1967 N Halsted St. | Chicago, IL 60614 | 312.951.8200 | www.merlochicago.com 

Half Price Pizza Friti at La Trattoria del Merlo
Every Monday in October
Every Monday in October, La Trattoria del Merlo will offer one of Chef Silvia’s house specialties, the Pizza Friti, or Fried Pizza, for half price.  Full prices range from $6 to $12 and varieties include Cherry tomatoes, caper berries, olives & Mozzarella di Bufala Campana on fried pizza crust, Mozzarella di Bufala Campana, Prosciutto di Parma and baby spinach layered between 3 fried pizza crusts, and baby arugala, asparagus, fingerling potatoes, baby spinach, pine nuts, organic eggs sunny-side up and Parmigiano Reggiano among others. 

QUARTINO
626 N. State | 312.698.5000 | www.quartinochicago.com

$5October 1-31, during lunch
Quartino Ristorante celebrates National Pasta Month by offering their most popular pasta dish, Penne alla Vodka, for $5 during lunch all month long.  Normally $9.25, Chef Coletta’s signature Penne alla Vodka features al dente penne with a decadent sauce made with tomatoes, garlic, red chili, basil, cream and vodka. 
Penne alla Vodka Every Day in October during Lunch

TAVERN ON RUSH
1031 N. Rush St. | Chicago, IL 60611 | 312.644.9600 | www.tavernonrush.com

Brick-Oven Pizzas and Gourmet Pasta Dishes at Tavern on Rush
Diners can enjoy a wide selection of brick-oven pizzas and gourmet pasta dishes every day for lunch and dinner at Tavern on Rush.  Executive chef John Gatsos is inspired by an array of global flavors and ingredients for his acclaimed pizzas and pastas, including the smoked chicken brick-oven pizza topped with mozzarella, red onion and applewood-smoked bacon ($9.75) and the flavorful Firecracker Grilled Chicken Pasta tossed with cilantro pesto, roasted red peppers, sweet corn and whole wheat spaghetti ($17.95).

TUSCANY RESTAURANT on Taylor Street
1014 W. Taylor St. | Chicago, IL 60607 | 312.829.1990 | www.tuscanychicago.com 

Signature Dessert Pizza at Tuscany
October 1-31
Complimentary with entree purchase 
Chicagoans are invited to enjoy pizza month at all three Tuscany Restaurant locations as they offer an exclusive Calzone di Nutella (delectable dark chocolate with hazelnuts, folded in the middle of homemade pizza dough).  The pizza is $8 ala carte or complimentary with the purchase of two entrees.

SUBURBAN EVENTS 

CARLUCCI  RESTAURANT
1801 Butterfield Road | Downer’s Grove, IL 60515 | 630.512.0990 | www.carluccirestaurant.com 

Tour of Pizza and BOGO Pasta at Carlucci
October 1-31
Patrons can celebrate National Pizza Month with $2 pizzas including Pepperoni, Sausage and Margherita, available in the bar area, Monday-Friday throughout October.  Guests can also take advantage of Carlucci’s BOGO pasta special available on Sunday evenings.  Patrons can choose from a menu of buy one get one pasta dishes (menu available upon request).

MAD MARK’S PIZZA & SPORTS
871 E. Algonquin Rd | Schaumburg, IL 60173 | 847.397.3100 | www.madmarksmysticpizza.com

Pizza Month at Mad Mark’s

Half Price Carry Out Pizza
Every Monday guests are invited to pay half price for all carry out orders of pizza. 
Half Price Pizza Wednesdays
Every Wednesday, pizza is half price to those dining in, anytime after 4:00 PM. 
Kids Make Their Own Pizza
When kids order off the children’s menu, they have the opportunity to make their own pizza.  Kids can stretch their dough and assemble their toppings table side and Mad Mark’s chefs will cook it in the kitchen and deliver their creations to the hungry mini-chefs. 
$5 Pizza for Football Season
Every Sunday and Monday during Football Season, Mad Mark’s Pizza & Sports will offer a $5 12″ cheese pizza, perfect for sharing while watching the game. 

PINSTRIPES, INC.
1150 Willow Rd .| Northbrook, IL 60062 | 847.480.2323 | www.pinstripes.com
100 W. Higgins Rd. | South Barrington, IL 60010 | 847.844.9300 | www.pinstripes.com

An Abudance of Pizza and Pasta at Pinstripes
Celebrate National Pizza and Pasta Month at Pinstripes’ two locations.  Pinstripes’ extensive lunch and dinner menus feature an array of pizzas and pastas, including the popular Italian beef pizza ($12) and the hearty baked lasagna served with housemade marinara or meat sauce ($12).  On Mondays, guests can enjoy $10 “bottomless” bowls of chopped salad and homemade spaghetti and meatballs.

TUSCANY RESTAURANT
1415 W. 22nd St. | Oak Brook, IL 60521 | 630.990.1993 | www.tuscanychicago.com/tuscany-oak-brook.html
550
S. Milwaukee Ave. | Wheeling, IL 60090 | 847.465.9988 | www.tuscanychicago.com/tuscany-wheeling.html 

Signature Dessert Pizza at Tuscany
October 1-31
Complimentary with entree purchase 
Chicagoans are invited to enjoy pizza month at all three Tuscany Restaurant locations as they offer an exclusive Calzone di Nutella (delectable dark chocolate with hazelnuts, folded in the middle of homemade pizza dough).  The pizza is $8 ala carte or complimentary with the purchase of two entrees.

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