Owners of oldest Italian restaurant unearth history

Sep 02, 2015 528

by Nelson Garcia

Whenever you dig around a place as old as Patsy's Inn, you never know what you may find or whom. "I knew Chubby the original owner," Vincent Celentano, patron of the Italian restaurant for 72 years. "When we were kids like eight or nine, we'd come in here and he'd give us a meatball sandwich."

Chubby was the great uncle of Ron Cito, the current owner. He says when it first opened in 1921, Patsy's Inn had a different name. "Actually, it was called the Italian Garden," Cito said. Cito says in 1941, the United States entered World War II against Germany, Japan, and of course, Italy.

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