Tag Archives: F.LLI Allegrini

A Return to Capo’s

“Hey, what’s with the food around here? A kid comes up to me in a white jacket, gives me a Ritz cracker, and uh, chopped liver, he says, ‘Canapes’. I said, uh, ‘can of peas, my ass, that’s a Ritz … Continue reading

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The First Night with Everyone

Here we were in Las Vegas and trying to find someplace that everyone would enjoy.  With the grandchildren getting older, there are all acquiring likes and dislikes about food, a rather common occurrence and one they could probably blame on … Continue reading

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“You Make Me Feel So Young”

“Leave the gun. Take the cannoli.” Is one of the most famous lines ever uttered by a Mafia Caporegime in cinema history. That line of dialogue brought uneasy laughter after watching a gangland killing in a Cadillac. How can one … Continue reading

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Capo’s Restaurant & Speakeasy

Mulligan: All right, Charlie; that the joint? Toothpick Charlie: Yes, sir. Mulligan: Who runs it? Toothpick Charlie: I already told you. Mulligan: Refresh my memory. Toothpick Charlie: Spats Columbo. Mulligan: That’s very refreshing; what’s the password? Toothpick Charlie: “I’ve come … Continue reading

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IL Posto Ristorante

This was one of the original high powered Italian restaurants in the Detroit area, and it was geared to the expense account crowd.  The story I had heard was that a power business magnate was so impressed by this restaurant … Continue reading

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