Multiple fresh pasta dishes have found their way onto just about every great Kansas City chef’s menu lately. It’s easy to understand why: from protein to veg in every season, pasta serves as the perfect vehicle for just about any ingredient, and has the chewy, rich texture we all crave. So when you find yourself looking to tuck in to a classic dish of cacio e pepe or want to get more adventurous with squid-ink pasta, look no further than this list of classic and newer spots in town to get your fix.