An inside look at the new Pizza Man
A popular restaurant is about to open in its new location, 3 years after a fire claimed the first location.Photo: Video by tmj4.com
MILWAUKEE - One of Milwaukee's most popular pizza places prepares to open its doors once again after a devastating fire forced it to close.
"I'm excited it gives it that rustic pizza man look that we had..", said owner, Mike Amidzich.
Amidzich shows off his labor of love. A restaurant many Milwaukeeans have loved for more than 30 years .
The new location on Downer Street is an upgrade from the former location at Oakland and North Avenues. The old location seated 55 people the new location has room for close to 200.
In January of 2010 flames ripped through resturant. A staple in the eastside neighborhood since 1970..
Now Mike has put that devastating loss behind him and is ready to start a new chapter on downer street.
While their are a lot of changes a lot of what people have come to love about Pizza Man remains the same.
During our tour Mike wanted to make sure we showed you what he predicts to be the best seat in the house.
"I predict people are going to get proposed to in this booth. So this is going to be the love nook. Yeah the love nook. "
Amidzich has run into a few hiccups as he prepares to open, but assures us the doors will open to the public within a few weeks