Slideshow: Raffetto's is Your Century-Old Fresh Pasta Destination

Pasta cutting
Pasta cutting
Rosemary fettuccine going through the guillotine pasta cutter.
Fresh-cut black pepper pappardelle
Fresh-cut black pepper pappardelle
Pumpkin gnocchi
Pumpkin gnocchi
Raffetto's also house-makes gnocchi. They're frozen to prevent sticking. These pumpkin gnocchi are one of the most popular offerings. In fact, I have a pounds in my freezer right now.
Use the manual
Use the manual
A worn owner's manual shows the 100-year-old pasta cutter still used at Raffetto's.
The small space
The small space
Dry pasta
Dry pasta
Dozens of dry pasta shapes are available behind the counter...
Tomatoes, too
Tomatoes, too
A killer selection.
Marinara
Marinara
Containers of marinara, one of many to-go sauces perfect for fresh pasta.
Cheese
Cheese
If you have pasta, you probably need cheese. Raffetto's offers a selection of pasta-suited staples, such as ricotta salata and smoked mozzarella.
Specialty pasta
Specialty pasta
Specialty dry pastas also abound at Raffetto's, even though dry pasta is no longer made in-house.
Lasagna
Lasagna
Andrew Raffetto pulls a tin of lasagna Bolognese from the oven.
Lasagna
Lasagna
Raffetto's offers prepared food made from family recipes.
Tortellini
Tortellini
Though the founder of Raffetto's was Genoese, the shop has no geographic focus within Italy. Case in point: the shop offers tortellini, a pasta from Emilia-Romagna.
Sweets
Sweets
Raffetto's also offers baked goods, like this zucchini cake from the second-generation owner.
Sweets
Sweets
Various Italian sweets like panforte and pizzelle are on hand, too.