While some may argue that skiing or snowboarding are winter’s greatest sports, we tend to view the season’s short days and blustery nights as the optimal time to pursue an alternate athletic endeavor — namely, carbo-loading. There’s nothing quite like the sport of warming your stomach (read: soul) with a dense and delicious meal when temperatures start to dip, and we’re absolutely certain that the winning combo is always involves a generous serving of pasta. Winning requires extensive training, which is why we’ve rounded up 9 of New York’s best spaghetti, rigatoni, and more to see you through.

Words by Gee at Taste the Style

[Photo via @indulgenteats, @arjieljosephfg]