Source: Brightest Young Things NYC
By Emily Walz
Restaurateur Alessandro Borgognone follows a traditional formula for defining appropriate dinner conversation: no discussion of religion or politics at the table—or in his restaurant. Or, as much as he can help it, in discussions of his restaurant.
“We really truly never speak about politics. When you own a restaurant, never walk around the restaurant and talk about politics,” he says. It’s an odd stance for someone who in 2012 launched his own short-lived bid for Congress.
But for someone who wants to keep business and politics separate, he couldn’t have picked a worse building for his first ...