For centuries, Italians have cooked with wine to enhance and accent the flavors of their favorite dishes. Now with Carrabba’s new Vino Italiano Menu, you can enjoy the rich flavors that this traditional Italian cooking technique brings out in new ways. Like Italians, we believe cooking with wine is essential – it’s just what you […]


Eating salmon is an excellent way to boost your overall health. Here are 4 reasons how from our Registered Dietitian, Maria Caranfa. 1. Protein, protein, protein! Salmon is packed with protein, on average about 6 grams per ounce. Adults in the U.S. are encouraged to get 10% to 35% of their day’s calories from protein […]


Awesome Facebook Chat yesterday Amicis! I really enjoyed talking to all of you, and was happy to find out that many of you are interested in where our house wine comes from. Our chefs source wines from all over Italy in search of the perfect complement to the many different flavors at Carrabba’s. Our house wine […]

Pomodoro Sauce

There’s nothing quite like a simple and delicious tomato sauce. Below is the recipe for our Pomodoro Sauce, a Mama Mandola specialty that all of our restaurants make in-house. This sauce has a slight sweet flavor because we use whole canned tomatoes, which are packed at the height of ripeness. Try it at home, and […]


Tiramisu is a popular espresso-flavored Italian dessert that fittingly translates to “pick-me-up.” Our chefs make a new batch of this delicious dessert every day, and we’re going to break it all down for you layer by layer with Chef Jay. We start our Tiramisu by blending our housemade espresso with a liqueur mixture of rum, […]

Pasta Shapes

Boiling pasta. It seems so simple, and it actually is, but there are secrets to making it perfect every time. A lot of you in our Facebook Chat expressed your longing for the perfect pot of pasta so we’ve brought it to you here, step by step. Let’s first start with the water. The rule […]