Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Have you tried the revamped pizza place on Ogden Avenue yet?
Craving pizza? Try the new pizza from Lucano's Pizza & Catering at 2950 Ogden Ave. The restaurant launched under a new name after ending its franchise agreement with Barraco's last month. Through June 14 the restaurant is offering a free 16-inch cheese pizza to those who purchase a 16-inch one-topping pizza with a grand opening coupon on their website. Or try something else from its full menu of pastas and sandwiches. Lucano's is open weekdays, 11 a.m.-10p.m. Don’t miss a single Patch update—subscribe to our daily newsletter, or follow Lisle Patch on Facebook or Twitter.
Monday, June 11, 2012
Here’s a look at the top headlines from the past week, in case you missed them.
PHOTOS: The Nook, Downtown Fountain Subject to Yarn Bomb Unknown persons--armed with yarn--adorned the storefront and nearby areas with pieces of crochet "graffiti," including flowers, garlands, leaves--even tiny capes and headbands. Stolen Lisle Dealership Van Leads to Car Chase Witnesses: Stolen Dealership Van Ran Red Lights to Evade Police During Chase Lisle police pursued a Chevy van through parts of Interstate 355 Downers Grove on Wednesday morning. Authorities found the van abandoned near Lemont Wednesday afternoon, but a search for the three suspects continues. Patch readers provide accounts of the car chase. UPDATED: LWFD HAZMAT Team Responds to Bromide Leak HAZMAT teams responded to a bromide leak that triggered the …
Monday, June 4, 2012
Can you taste the difference? While Lucano's Pizza & Catering offers several similar items to the Barraco's menu, customers can expect more than 20 new additions (including double dough pizza!).
Did anyone notice the change to Barraco's this weekend? The owners of the pizza place at 2950 Ogden Ave. recently ended its franchise agreement with Barraco’s, and re-launched as Lucano's Pizza & Catering this past Friday. “We wanted to stay in the community, but just change the name,” said owner Alex Dreznes. The restaurant offers delivery and catering of its full menu of pizzas, pastas, and sandwiches. (Carry-out is also available, of course!) Dreznes said that while customers can expect several familiar items, they were able to lower menu prices since they are no longer paying franchise fees. There was a tweak to the pizza recipe that earned Barraco’s the title of Lisle Patch reader favorite, but Dreznes said customers have reported …