Etto Pastificio

American Grain - Italian Inspiration - California Ingenuity

  • About
  • About
    Pasta is simple and unpretentious. Yet it is also complex, nutritious, and distinct. It is amazing how something so simple can be incredibly diverse, endlessly creative, and good for you.

    Pasta is a daily food of Italy. However, its appearance across the country is far from monotonous. The great variety of pasta shapes accentuate Italy’s regional differences and draw attention to the distinctions that define local identities. Each dish can tell a story of a place, its history, its people, and a way of life. (Not to mention that Italy ranks as the healthiest nation in the world*.) Italians eat pasta by the etto (100 grams or about ¼ pound). An etto represents a sensible portion of pasta for one person, as either a primi or as part of a balanced meal.

    Etto is family-owned, sources quality local ingredients, and values our customers and community. Come in to Etto to purchase fresh and dried pasta and discover many imported and locally sourced ingredients for your next Italian themed feast.