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Food Flash: Top 10 pastas on menus

Spaghetti is still America’s pasta king

Americans are getting more adventurous with Italian food, with a growing interest in trying different regional items, but spaghetti and its delicate cousin, angel hair, remain the most common pasta shape on menus, followed by easy-to-eat penne.

Technomic Inc. examined menus of restaurants among its top 500 chains that offer noodle dishes to determine the 10 most popular pasta types:

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