The plane-themed cafe Anthony’s Runway 84 is acquiring its seat upgraded.
The Fort Lauderdale cafe, beloved in Broward for Italian-American classics served in a windowless eating place since 1982, will near for renovations, its owners wrote on Fb. The cafe will close May possibly 12 and expects to reopen the initially week of Oct.
Runway 84 was launched by the late Andy Bruno, and his son, Anthony, who afterwards went on to open the Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza chain from a single location. The chain was marketed several moments, most recently to BurgerFi for more than a reported $160 million.
At Runway 84, New York and New Jersey Italian-American classics made it a beloved with locals and transplants. Tart broccoli rabe, mussels marinara and sauce-included hen parm are served amid Sinatra classics. The shell of an airplane and fake windows manufactured to glance like the check out from within the plane complete the concept.
“Anthony’s performs on its proximity to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Worldwide Airport, showcasing huge cutouts of Alitalia jets in the dining space and a bar that resembles the inside of a airplane. Peer out fake home windows and it seems like you are coming in for a landing,” a Miami Herald dining reviewer wrote.
The cafe also bought dragged into the highlight when disbarred law firm Scott Rothstein, who admitted to a $1.2 billion Ponzi plan, testified in 2014 that he had key conferences with mobsters in the dim cafe, where wandering eyes couldn’t search in through the home windows.
This tale was originally released April 26, 2022 11:59 AM.