The plane-themed cafe Anthony’s Runway 84 is having its seat upgraded.
The Fort Lauderdale cafe, beloved in Broward for Italian-American classics served in a windowless dining home given that 1982, will shut for renovations, its entrepreneurs wrote on Facebook. The cafe will close May 12 and expects to reopen the to start with week of October.
Runway 84 was established by the late Andy Bruno, and his son, Anthony, who afterwards went on to open up the Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza chain from a solitary locale. The chain was sold various situations, most lately to BurgerFi for far more than a claimed $160 million.
At Runway 84, New York and New Jersey Italian-American classics designed it a preferred with locals and transplants. Tart broccoli rabe, mussels marinara and sauce-covered chicken parm are served amid Sinatra classics. The shell of an airplane and faux home windows created to glimpse like the view from within the aircraft comprehensive the concept.
“Anthony’s plays on its proximity to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Global Airport, showcasing large cutouts of Alitalia jets in the eating space and a bar that resembles the inside of a airplane. Peer out pretend windows and it seems to be like you are coming in for a landing,” a Miami Herald eating reviewer wrote.
The restaurant also received dragged into the highlight when disbarred attorney Scott Rothstein, who admitted to a $1.2 billion Ponzi plan, testified in 2014 that he experienced key conferences with mobsters in the dark restaurant, in which wandering eyes could not glance in via the home windows.
This story was at first released April 26, 2022 11:59 AM.