Some cravings can be ignored or curbed with the aid of a lesser substitute. Pasta is not one such craving. Whether you're pining for penne or salivating for spaghetti, there's nothing quite like the real thing. But, don't just hastily toss a box of Barilla into a pot of not-quite-boiling water, sans any thought or inspiration. For once, take a moment to indulge your indulgence and go all out. That's right, it's time to make the best damn pasta you've ever had.
To aid you in your quest, we've rounded up a group of L.A.'s top chefs and foodies, and asked each of them to share their all-time favorite pasta recipe. Ahead, eight incredible pasta recipes to satisfy your cravings and keep safe for many nights to come.