Arrigo Cipriani

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Venice Bar Uses Discount to Lure 'Poor Yanks'

Old Hemingway haunt bucks up faltering dollar with 20% off

(Newser) - Harry's Bar in Venice has offered hospitality to tourists and expatriates since the days of Ernest Hemingway. But in recent months Harry's has noticed a sharp drop in the number of Americans showing up at the home of the Bellini cocktail. So restaurant owner Arrigo Cipriani has a novel solution:... More »

Ciprianis Fined for Tax Evasion but Bellinis Safe

Restaurateurs to pay $10M, but save crucial liquor licenses

(Newser) - The owners of Cipriani, the chain of upscale Italian restaurants in New York and Venice, will pay a $10 million fine after pleading guilty to tax evasion, but they won't go to jail and, at least for now, they'll keep the liquor licenses for their New York outlets. Paterfamilias Arrigo... More »

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