Dining review: Barresi family expands with Italian eatery in Morrisville

Dec 21, 2013 588

by Greg Cox

North Raleigh has been the beneficiary of the Barresi family's hospitality since a young Vincenzo Barresi opened Vincent's in 1990, giving it the same name as the restaurant his grandfather had opened in 1929 in New York's Little Italy. Barresi's father, familiarly called "Pop," has long been known for handing out cookies to children at the family-friendly pizzeria, and his mother's tiramisu continues to be a favorite. The restaurant survived a fire and relocation in 2005, and continues to thrive.

But when a New York-based investment group offered Barresi the opportunity to open a second restaurant in Morrisville, he knew he wanted to try something different.

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