Happy National Noodle Month!

It's National Noodle Month, and JB Hook's is excited to share some fun noodle knowledge and our delicious pasta menu. We are the best restaurant at the Lake of the Ozarks and that absolutely includes our several amazing pasta dinners. Read on to learn more about pasta at JB Hook's and the fun different kinds of noodles you can try!


Fun Noodle Facts


Noodles are fun and a delicious base for several different types of cuisine. Check out some of these interesting facts about noodles...
  • While they are relatively cheap now, in ages past, noodles were considered a luxury. 
  • Slurping is actually considered polite in some countries like Japan!
  • There is a National Pasta Association that created the celebration of National Noodle Month.
  • Ramen seems like an American staple, but instant ramen was actually invented in Japan. 
  • Noodles can be made from several different ingredients including wheat, rice, eggs, chickpeas, and even lentils.

Popular Types of Noodles


Penne

This pasta is tube-shaped and has a recognizable diagonal cut on both ends. 

Cappellini

This is a thin pasta similar to angel hair pasta, like what you may use with spaghetti. 

Shells

Just like their name, this pasta looks like seashells. They come in several sizes, some large enough to stuff!

Fettuccine

This pasta is made in flat ribbons and is a sturdy pasta that can hold up to a lot of sauce and toppings.

Farfalle

This pasta also has the nickname of "Bowtie Pasta" because it looks just like a bowtie. 

Gnocchi

Gnocchi is almost like small dumplings that are made from flour, egg, and potato.



JB Hook's Pasta Menu


Our pasta entrees are served with a choice of salad or soup.
Salads - Mayfair, Caesar, Greek, Gregory's salad or Classic BLT Wedge Salad. 
Soups - French Onion, Salmon Bisque or Soup Du Jour. 


Lobster Pasta

Slipper lobster tails sauteed with Crimini mushrooms, asparagus & fresh basil tossed with penne pasta in a garlic cream marinara.

Fettuccine Alfredo

Fettuccine pasta tossed in a classic cream, butter, garlic & parmesan cheese sauce.

Pasta Primavera

Sauteed onion, pepper, mushroom and asparagus, tossed over penne pasta in a rose sauce.



Black 'N Bleu

Beef tenderloin tips blackened served over fettuccine and topped with bleu cheese crumbles.

Capellini Tutto Mare

Shrimp, clams, crab, scallops, mussels and mushrooms in a creamy garlic sauce.

Tuscan Scallop Pasta

Dayboat Scallops, pan - seared with asparagus, peppers, tomatoes and mushrooms in a pesto-cream sauce served over capellini.

Celebrate National Noodle Month! 


JB Hook's has the best pasta at the Lake of the Ozarks. As you can see, we go above and beyond to provide outstanding pasta dishes that truly wow. So come by JB Hook's and celebrate National Noodle Month with us. Have a glass of delicious wine while you're at it!


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