Try Bortolami’s Pizzaria (9901 N.E. 7th Ave., 360/574-2598, 11:30 a.m.–8 p.m. Sun.–Mon., 11:30 a.m.–9 p.m. Tues.–Thurs., 11:30 a.m.–10 p.m. Fri.–Sat.) for gourmet pies and a good selections of microbrews on tap.
Or mosey over to Little Italy’s Trattoria (901 Washington St., 360/737-2363, 11 a.m.–9 p.m. Sun.–Thurs., 11 a.m.–10 p.m. Fri.–Sat.), which not only has good pizzas, but also a satisfying selection of Italian pasta and lasagna.
There’s nothing like a perfectly crafted plate of from-scratch pasta to bring out the flavors of a locally made merlot. Cafe Al Dente Italian Restaurant and Wine Bar (907 Main St., 360/696-3463, www.cafealdente.net , 11 a.m.–9 p.m. Tues.–Sat.) offers the ideal combination of delectable homemade pastas and sauces with winning wine pairings for a blissful culinary experience.