If Alberto Lombardi possesses one quality, it's persistence, gobs of it. He took a huge gamble on McKinney Avenue, installing Bizú, that natty slinger of mediocre Franco-American grub, in the former Sfuzzi space, which also served as a crypt for Coco Pazzo. When Bizú bit it, Lombardi slipped in Mangia e Bevi, a casual spot that served Mediterranean tapas. When that didn't work, lawsuits were served. (The landlord, McKinney Square Properties, filed suit against Lombardi in July 2001, and Lombardi... More >>>
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