Twin Lakes’ Mangiamo! goes up in smoke


Mangiamo's patio was as comfy as its veggie pizza was tasty. Now, they're both toast.
Strike Mangiomo! off your list of outdoor-dining destinations. The cozy Italian eatery with a secluded patio burned to the ground on Memorial Day morning. According to a staffer reached at sister restaurant, Kent’s Bistro on Main, neither a cause nor an insurance estimate have yet been determined. But the building is a complete loss. “So many former guests have stopped by or called to say how much they’ll miss the place,” says Bistro hostess Brenda Blevins. “I’m sure that the owners will take all that into account, when they decide whether or not to rebuild.” ... For the details, click here. For info on what to do about already purchased gift cards and booked events, go to And just in case you’re curious about what you’ll be missing this summer, read our review from July 2007. -- Elaine T. Cicora Read Elaine Cicora's restaurant reviews, food news, and comprehensive dining guide on the restaurant page at


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