Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1887/00/00 At the age of two, Carlo Denino's father John (Giovanni) arrives in America (NYC) from the island of Sicily, Italy.
1923/00/00 Carlo Denino is born. His father, John, opens a Confectionery store on the corner of Richmond Avenue and Hooker Place in the Port Richmond section of Staten Island, NY.
1925/00/00 The Denino's open a pool hall next door to the Confectionery store.
1933/00/00 With the repeal of prohibition, Denino's starts serving beer.
1937/00/00 Denino's opens a full Tavern at 524 Richmond Ave where the present business is located and continues to thrive.
1943/00/00 Carlo Denino joins the Navy.
1951/00/00 Carlo's father John passes away. Carlo takes the reins and introduces pizza at the tavern. Carlo takes Staten Island by surprise - the pizza is a big hit.

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Eatery Category Casual Sit Down Restaurant
Eatery Type Pizzeria
Food attribute Thin crust pizza

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Particulars for Denino's Pizzeria and Tavern:
Food Attribute Italian Food
Cultural Affiliation Italian-American

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