was working at the state bar association.
hours were crushing.
I was retired and bored.
One day while driving through New Britain I turned to Alice
and said, 'You know what I should do?
Find a small spot where I can make soup and sandwiches Monday through Friday.'"
Over the years, the space across from the courthouse has been occupied by several restaurants.
But the city has yet to meet a duo with the energy of Chiovoloni and Bruno
In September, Bruno stepped down as executive director of the Connecticut Bar Association.
looks forward to working with her
husband in a variety of roles.
"If we have a mission," she
says, "it's to make sure people downtown can get a quality meal during the middle of the day."