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11/15/2014 04:51 pm ET

Olive Garden Wants You To Choose Its New Sample Platter

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A war is being waged between Northern and Southern Italy, and it's all thanks to Olive Garden.

The restaurant chain wants to add a new sample platter to its menu, but first it's asking customers to test two options, a Northern Italy theme and a Southern Italy theme. Then they can vote for their favorite using the hashtags #TeamNorth and #TeamSouth on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

#TeamNorth is all about the cheese, according to Olive Garden's website. That platter features "Chicken Lombardy topped with savory cheese, house-made creamy parmesan sauce and finished with a fan favorite: bacon," "Asiago Tortelloni with Meat Sauce" and "Fettuccine with a rich Parmesan Portobello sauce."

#TeamSouth is heavier on the tomatoes and peppers. This platter includes "Spicy Pesto Shrimp, bites of Mezzaluna Marinara and Bucatini with Spicy Tomato Bacon Sauce."

So far, there's been a little bit of support for both.

Olive Garden found me ~ 🍝🍺 #OliveGarden #TeamNorth #TourofItaly

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Dinner is served. #olivegarden #og #southerntourofitaly #teamsouth #food #foodporn #foodofinstagram #breadstick #yum

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The winning entree will be added to the menu permanently, and participants could win a trip to Italy.

The Never Ending Pasta Pass is so last week. May the best region win!

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