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Celeste - owners name?

scooter Oct 4, 2006 01:57 AM

Does anyone know the name of the Celeste owner? I want to write him to make a special request for my wifes birthday. (No idea whether he would be interested in honoring it, but it seems worth a shot.)

Cityseach says his name is Carmine, so thats a start.

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    gab Oct 6, 2006 02:16 AM

    The man who is always there, and who I assumed was the owner (but maybe he is only the manager) is named Carmine, not Carmine like on Laverne & Shirley, but Car-mee-nay.

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    1. re: gab
      Dave Feldman Oct 6, 2006 03:48 AM

      Yes, I have met Carmine, and he does talk about "his" restaurant in Italy (I was led to believe that the the "owner" has three restaurants, and that the cheese that is imported is served at all three).

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      Dave Feldman Oct 5, 2006 05:26 PM

      Yep, same guy (I like Celeste better, actually, and it's less expensive).

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        Dave Feldman Oct 5, 2006 04:54 AM

        Teodora Giancarlo Quadalti

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        1. re: Dave Feldman
          Gluttonous Prime Oct 5, 2006 02:26 PM

          Does the owner have an eponymous restaurant (Teodora) on 57th and Lexington?

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