March 2nd, 2020
Manager John Conway and his staff are back and better than ever! Theformer 189 Sports Café is now The Market Place Tavern although it is still under the same ownership. John told us that when it was the 189 Sports Café, the food and service were excellent but they still felt that they could step…
November 6th, 2019
Eighty-two years ago, brothers Paul and Frank Caiazzo opened their restaurant in Waterbury – the original Frankie’s. Initially, business was slow – they needed something different to attract more customers. Paul came up with the idea of an extra-long hot dog. Their supplier agreed to make it and their baker provided the special bun. The foot-long hot dog was an instant hit and has stayed that way. In 2011, Forbes magazine named Frankie’s as having one of the ten best hotdogs in the US.