At Tony Packo's Cafe in Toledo, hot dogs are tasty as ever despite family squabble

August 12th, 2012 → 6:02 am @

A yearslong dispute between descendants of the city's most famous restaurateur continues to get aired out in the courtroom, with Tony Packo III — grandson of the restaurant founder — headed to court next month on charges that he and a colleague s…


Group encourages locals to buy and sell locally

January 23rd, 2012 → 5:43 pm @

For Ray Nisi, buying locally is a form of economic diversification. The Las Vegas-based restaurateur this month opened Bottles & Burgers at Tivoli Village, but also has a new project: the Vegas Locally Owned Merchants Association.


Billy Cooks Like a Mother’ – new book released by Bethlehem restaurateur

November 26th, 2011 → 4:34 am @

It doesn’t take millions of dollars to start your own business or be successful, for that matter. You need to know what you’re good at, define your concept, and have a strong work ethic, says small business owner Billy Kounoupis.