Mama Ricotta’s Turns 30

Jul 18, 2022 334

BY: Taylor Bowler

Mama Ricotta’s celebrates 30 years in August, a century in restaurant years—and a milestone few others have reached in Charlotte. Since it opened on King’s Drive in 1992, the Italian restaurant has hosted birthdays, engagements, graduation dinners, and, for many expectant moms, the “last supper.”

Mama Ricotta’s Penne Alla Vodka has earned the nickname “The Inducer” for its rumored ability to kickstart labor. (Seven years ago, it was the last thing I ate before my daughter was born a week ahead of her due date.)

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