Longtime Shawano restaurant a total loss after fire

Dec 31, 2014 538

By Bill Miston and Pauleen Le

No one was hurt after a fire broke out at a longtime Shawano restaurant early Tuesday morning. For 34 years, Anello's Torch Lite restaurant has offered up people Italian-American fare. In the 20s, the location was reportedly a favorite of gangsters Al Capone and John Dillinger. But now, all that is left is a pile of burned out rubble. Officials say the building is a total loss.

"It's really a part of our family," said Anello's owner Rita Mondus. "It's fine, this can all be rebuilt." Mondus says the restaurant fell into her and her husband John's hands at the right time in the early 1980s. But at around 1:30 a.m., their dream began to unravel.

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Source: http://fox11online.com/

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