Carbo Loads

1. Becco

355 W. 46th St., nr. ninth Ave.; 212-397-7597

Nothing against Tavern on the Green’s marathon-eve Barilla binge, but $21.95 buys unlimited helpings of the three pastas of the day at this theater-district trattoria.

2. Gusto Ristorante e Bar Americano

60 Greenwich Ave., at Perry St.; 212-924-8000

The young and talented new chef Amanda Freitag makes pasta like an old Italian grandmother.

3. Babbo

110 Waverly Pl., nr. Macdougal St.; 212-777-0303

Order the eight-course pasta-tasting menu with optional paired wines, and then consider just walking the 26.2 miles.

4. Teodora

141 E. 57th St., nr. Lexington Ave.; 212-826-7101

Start with the piadina, and then go for one of the best lasagnes in town.

Carbo Loads