Claudio Villa

CLAUDIO VILLA’s ‘Chitarra Vagabonda’ is the Santa Lucia Song of the Day!

Si, Si, this classic is on our playlist and everyone loves it!

Tenor Claudio Villa was born Claudio Pica in the Trastevere quarter of Rome in 1926. He recorded over 3000 songs, sold 45 million records, and appeared in 25 musicals during his career.

Restaurant Santa Lucia – Gift Certificates !

Just a reminder that we still have more gift certificates available for purchase at Restaurant Santa Lucia.

Restaurant Santa Lucia

Holidays are just around the corner, so run all the way down to Santa Lucia and get your gift certificates today.

This is also a great time to get you holiday party reservations in before it’s too late, dates and space go fast !

Call us now at 514-393-8623

Cheers and happy eating !

img_2347Save

Save

Save

View original post

Montreal’s Stanley Street, down through the years

Interesting article about our beloved Stanley Street !

For Good Measure

I often wonder what Richard Philbin would think of his old street now. Philbin, a plasterer by profession, was the first individual ever recorded in Montreal’s Lovell’s Directories to be living on Stanley Street. The year was 1856 when the contractor was reported as residing in Inkerman Cottage, at civic number 112, just south of Ste. Catherine. And all indications point to the fact that Richard Philbin and family had the street all to themselves back in the day.

A great deal has happened on that spirited and historic Montreal artery in the 160 years that have passed since then. Some good happenings; some not so good.

The relatively narrow thoroughfare originally ran from Rue de la Gauchetière (then, St. Janvier; later Osborne) to Ste. Catherine Street. It was first named in 1845 after Edward Smith-Stanley, Sir Robert Peel’s Secretary of State for War and the Colonies. Smith-Stanley was the…

View original post 2,261 more words

October 11th is National Sausage Pizza Day!

Sausages are spicy at Restaurant Santa Lucia everyday !

Foodimentary - National Food Holidays

Here are today’s five thing to know about Pizza:

  1. About 93% of Americans eat at least one pizza every month.
  2. About 350 slices of pizza are consumed every second in the United States.
  3. The most pizzas are delivered (and eaten) on New Year’s Day, New Year’s Eve, Halloween, Thanksgiving Eve, and Super Bowl Sunday.
  4. The three dots in the Domino’s Pizza logo represent the first three Domino’s Pizza stores.
  5. Pepperoni is the most popular pizza topping in the United States.

Today’s Food History

1844 Henry John Heinz was born. Founder of the H.J. Heinz company and creator of its slogan ’57 varieties.’

1887 The first accurate adding machine patented by Don Eugene Felt. (The Comptometer).

1911 Nathaniel Wyeth was born. Nathaniel Wyeth, American chemist and inventor, received patent for PET (polyethylene terephthalate) beverage bottles. This was the first safe plastic strong enough to hold carbonated beverages.

View original post