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Mario's, Arthur Ave., to mark 100th Anniversary!

gutreactions | Jun 12, 201906:14 AM     2

Just over 100 years ago, the Migliucci family began selling pizza in Harlem for 10 cents a slice. In 1919, the family moved to Arthur Ave. in the bustling 'Little Italy of the Bronx', just off Fordham Road, and grew into a full-fledged restaurant and caterer. Thru the years, Mario's became the centerpiece of the neighborhood and prospered, eventually receiving a James Beard Award for its historic culinary contributions. Today, generations 4 & 5, Joseph & Barbara Migliucci along with their daughter Regina run the business, sharing their robust stories and cuisine with generations of patrons who come from far and wide. Congratulations to the Migliucci family and staff, Chindon...another 100 years!

As you can tell, I have been a fan of Mario's for many years. Used to walk there from my early haunts in the Bronx, especially after visits to the Bronx Zoo and the beautiful New York Botanical Garden nearby. I have introduced two generations of my own family. Pleased to say, those wonderful Italian-American flavors are still intact and delicious! Just last night, a simple platter of Italian provolone, their popular marinated carrots, that amazing crusty Arthur Ave. bread, a glass or two of red wine, was all I needed to bring back those memories.

The Migliucci's are planning special events in coming months to mark the occasion. Will keep you posted. By the way, do you have memories of Mario's Restaurant and/or Arthur Ave? www.mariosarthurave.com

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