Owners of the former Tirami Su restaurant in Shelby Township pleaded guilty today to lesser charges in the beating of a competitor.
A Shelby Township restaurateur and his brother accused of brutally beating his competitor pleaded guilty Thursday in Macomb County Circuit Court to greatly reduced charges, according to the Macomb Daily. The brothers, Giuseppe D'Anna, 59, and Girolamo D'Anna, 46, of Shelby Township, who own the Tiramisu Italian Ristorante, were facing the possibility of up to life in prison after prosecutors said they hit Pietro Ventimiglia, 35, owner of nearby restaurant Nonna’s Italian Kitchen, in the head numerous times with a baseball bat on April 28. The D’Annas were originally charged with attempted murder, punishable by up to life in prison; extortion, punishable by up to 20 years; and a 10-year witness intimidation charge. On Thursday, they pleaded…
Tirami Su is serving simple, made-from-scratch Italian food that is both elegant and accessible.
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- Joe Hakim
Wednesday, February 2, 2011
When looking for a romantic night out, it seems like Italian is always the go-to choice. The problem, of course, has to do with the overabundance of Italian restaurants. With so many choices, it is hard to differentiate. Nothing against the Olive Gardens and Macaroni Grills of the area, but if given a choice between locally owned or chain, I would choose locally owned every single time. Tirami Su is an elegant yet casual Italian restaurant. Nice enough for a first date or anniversary dinner, but laid-back enough for a dinner with old friends. Owner Joe D'Anna has crafted a menu that relies on cuisine from both the northern and southern sections of Italy. A traditional family-style Italian meal will require at least a couple hours of …