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Tag: Tacoma Italian

May
8th

First look: Menus at Tacoma’s Cafe Vincero

Cafe Vincero interiorKevin Cornwell is entering his second week of business at his downtown Italian restaurant and wine bar, Cafe Vincero.  Here are the lunch, dinner and wine menus – and a first look at the restaurant. Read more »

July
14th

Massimo in University Place opens Sunday (finally)

A month delayed by electrical and plumbing issues, but Massimo, University Place’s newest restaurant will open Sunday.

The restaurant, which I previously wrote about here and here, is the new tenant for the building that formerly housed Captain Nemo’s on Bridgeport Way. Massimo is a sibling restaurant to the Purdy Italian eatery of the same name that Massimo and Cindy Terracciano opened in 2009. They previously owned Terracciano’s in Gig Harbor at 3119 Judson (that restaurant now is Il Lucano) Co-owner Rich Johnson, who has worked with the couple since their first Gig Harbor restaurant, will manage the restaurant.

For those who recall the 80s decor of Captain Nemo’s, wipe that memory because the restaurant has been stripped and rebuilt. Read more »