Matzaluna, East End Deli, Il Tesoro closed, reshaped

After 27 years in business, Matzaluna is saying arrivederci to Sanibel. 

The Italian restaurant and bar at 1200 Periwinkle Way will close Nov. 14 to make way for a new Italian restaurant and bar, Tutti Pazzi. 

“The last day is on a Sunday. We’ll probably have a little party, a little something there to say goodbye,” said Matt Asen, a partner in the Prawnbroker Restaurant Group which opened Matzaluna in 1994. “I’m going to be 69, and I’m the youngest of the four partners. None of us are getting any younger.”

A 1997 ABA reunion at the Hoosier Dome,  Matt Asen ( left, from Sanibel Island, FL) had a sign for everything tonight, including a simple thank you.  Former ABA player Marvin Barnes (right) was one of the celebrities present tonight.

Asen said he and his colleagues have been looking

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Kosher market and deli named Bubbies set to open, Hope St. Providence

PROVIDENCE — After three-plus months of pop-ups, Bubbie’s Market and Deli will fully open on Sunday.

“We are the busiest store that isn’t open,” said Jeffrey Ingber, co-owner with Freda Ronkin of the kosher Jewish deli. 

Since they unlocked their back door for limited Passover grocery shopping on March 3, business has been steady while they renovated the store. There have been plenty of calls of, “Can I swing by and get something?” said Ingber.

What can shoppers and diners expect on Sunday?

“They can walk through the front door; that’s a big change,” Ingber said.

Providence’s only kosher market

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Jason’s Deli, Wing Stop: Douglasville Food Inspections This Week

DOUGLASVILLE, GA — Here are some restaurant and food service inspections conducted in Douglasville during the past week.

Each item on an inspection form has a point value ranging from 1 to 9 points, with violations deducting points from a best possible score of 100. Higher points are taken for items with higher risk to cause illness, while repeat violations take even more points.

Letter grades assigned are A for totals of 100 to 90 points, B for 89 to 80, C for 79 to 70, and U for less than 70. Restaurants graded C and lower have their violations

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