Breaking Bread with Mama Rita
The tradition lives on at Antonio’s. Dishes such as calamari, polenta, manicotti, lasagna, eggplant parmigiana, baccala and tender Provimi veal chops broiled to perfection or veal parmigiana just to name a few traditional, authentic dishes to feast on at Antonio’s Cucina Italiana.
Tony takes over Joe’s pizzeria (1964)
Our mother and father’s wedding day at Roman Village (1965). They prepared their own reception meal prior to the celebration.
Tony celebrates the first of many renovations (1969)
Mama Rita cooking it up on the new stove (1965)
The Rugiero Family gathers for Sunday Brunch after mass (2007)
Anthony Rugiero, Andrea Bocelli, Sharon Gioia, Dr. David DiChiera at the Restaurant
Andrea visited us many times,as seen here preparing one of his favorite dishes, Spaghetti Carbonara, which is now featured on our menu as Spaghetti Carbonara “Alla Bocelli”.
The Rugiero Family and Andrea Bocelli at their restaurant
The Bocelli and Rugiero family break bread
On Antonio’s visit to the Vatican, He receives a blessing from the Holy Father Pope Benedict
The community joins the Capuchins for St. Antonio’s feast Day
Il Volo stops in for dinner
Il Volo and the Rugiero family
Nonna’s grandchildren learn to prepare the Porchetta for new Year’s Eve family celebration
Mamma Rita is presented with honor with Mayor O’ Reilly and Wayne County Executive
Mamma Rita prepares a feast for Mickely Trepetny and Tony Renis
Mamma celebrates 50 years coming to America
Mamma Rita is cooking in the kitchen
Piero thanks Mamma Rita for cooking his favorite dishes
Keeping with Tradition
Everything is made the old fashion way "Fata in Casa" (in house). Enjoy Antonio's famous signature dishes like Gnocchi Rita served with Mama Rita's special pancetta and mushroom sauce... Spaghetti Carbonara "Alla Bocelli", a recipe Andrea Bocelli prepared himself in our own kitchen. Try our Chicken Antonio, pan prepared tender breast of chicken smothered in a creamy white sauce topped with provolone cheese. And all our pastas are prepared fresh daily in our pasta factory, located in our dining room.
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