Ever wonder how the Ciprianis manage to hold onto their liquor license, despite being convicted of tax evasion? So does the SLA. The resilient restaurateurs must have some kind of pull in Albany, but their long arm may have reached full extension; both the Post and the Times report today that the family’s liquor license is in jeopardy. It’s been a long time coming.
Booze Blues at Cipriani [NYP]
Cipriani Empire Charged With Violating State Laws [NYT]
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